Akshaya Patra is seeking motivated and socially conscious young people to make this world a better place! If you are 8-18 year old student living anywhere in the United States, our Youth Ambassador program is open to you!

Our Youth Ambassadors are part of a dynamic and elite group of people, determined to make a difference in this world. They are motivated, driven, young people who are the voices of the millions of children in India.

What do Youth Ambassadors do?
  • 1 Plan and organize awareness and fundraising events.
  • 2 Set an age appropriate goal of raising monthly subscriptions for $20 per month for a year. $20 feeds a child for an entire academic year!
  • 3Write an essay or blog connected with your work as a YA or about Akshaya Patra. We will select and publish a new essay on our website each month.
  • 4 Run an online fundraising campaign for your birthday where friends and family can donate to Akshaya Patra instead of giving you a physical item.
  • 5 Take part in campaigns and promote them within your social circles via social media.
  • 6 Participate in YA activities organized by Akshaya Patra.
Benefits of Youth Ambassador Program
Some of them includes
  • References and recommendations for colleges, internships & job opportunities
  • Community service hours for school and extracurricular programs.
  • Recognition on our website, social media and newsletters.
  • Develop leadership skills.
  • Mentorship possibilities in areas of business, arts, science, and social and cultural self improvement.
  • Recognition & opportunity to speak and represent Akshaya Patra at public events.
  • Visit to an Akshaya Patra kitchen & school in India.
  • Appointment to the Youth Ambassador Council program.

Eligibility for YAP

Anyone who is between 10 - 25 year old is eligible to apply for the Youth Ambassador program. A parent or guardian is required to sign a consent form for anyone 18 years or under.

Please read our FAQ for more information.

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Our Ambassadors

Youth Ambassadors are doing great work by helping millions of children every day. We are delighted and humbled by what our dedicated young people achieve and take this opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments.

Contact Info

Hello, I am Ashwini Bartolucci,

your contact for the Youth Ambassador Program. If you have any questions or want to discuss your ideas for fundraising and generating awareness, please do not hesitate to contact me!

Contact to Ashwini Bartolucci

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