Volunteering

Anti-Bullying Gala

Public Relations / Organizer

Along with friends in NYC, and the CEO/Founder of Bullying.org, helped organize an Anti-Bullying Gala with the New York Giants that helped raise thousands of dollars for the bullying.org organization.


 

Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley

Pro Bono Lawyer

Conducted policy review of the Employment Handbook and did extensive research to help bring policies, (ex. personnel, ethics, harassment, and child-safety), up to date with current state and federal laws as well as the National Boys and Girls Club of America requirements.


 

Bone Marrow Donor Programme (CT) – Public Relations

Helped a youth from CT find a Bone Marrow match by increasing awareness of the need for bone marrow donation, encouraging people to donate, and helping bone marrow donation events.


 

Suicide Prevention

Designed a unique comic for Urban Desi Radio to help spread the word about suicide prevention.  See here.


Tsunami Relief for Sri Lanka

Volunteer / Fundraiser

Single-handedly raised $5000 to build a school in Sri Lanka after the Tsunami had devastated the area in 2005.


 

American Red Cross: Brockton, MA Chapter

Organized Blood Drives

As head of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor society, Roopa organized several blood drives for the American Red Cross that resulted in the local chapter receiving record number of pints!


 

WWII Victims Relief

School Student Council President

Helped a victim of WWII reunite with her brother in Germany, whom she hadn’t seen since the war.


Financial Donor to various charities