Run 2017 Fundraiser

Total Donations So Far: ₹ 366,166

Support the following alumni, teachers, parents and well-wishers of the school participating in various marathon events to raise funds for the school's relocation.

  • Adithi Khandadi

    Alumnus

    Great Eastern Women's Run | singapore | 12th november | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    It's difficult to put into words why I took part in a run to raise funds for the school in which I spent 14 years of my life. The School KFI in Chennai, India, shaped who I am today, teaching me how to be mindful of other people, new ideas and the environment...

  • Akshay Pandit

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | 03.12.2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    Running is something that keeps me fit and I enjoy. This gives an opportunity to support the move to the new campus...

  • Anandhi Srivathsan

    Teacher

    Wipro chennai Marathon | Chennai | 03 Dec 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    I have been part of this lovely school as a parent and teacher. This school is like an oasis nurturing its students to blossom in a fearless environment...

  • Arundhathi Krishnan

    Alumnus

    Tata Mumbai (Half) Marathon 2018 | Mumbai | 21st January, 2018 | Half Marathon

    Appeal to Donors:
    I am an alumnus of The Valley School, KFI. The School is a dear sister school and I have had the opportunity to visit its beautiful campus in Besant Nagar, and have made some wonderful friends there...

  • Capt Seshadri Sreenivasan

    Parent

    TWCM17 | Chennai | 3 December 2017 | Half Marathon

    Appeal to Donors:
    The School (KFI) is relocating to Thazhambur in June 18. I have been associated with the school in several ways...

  • GOPALAKRISHNAN N

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | Sunday 3 Dec, 2017 | Full Marathon

    Appeal to Donors:
    To contribute to the "Mission - The Move" of "the school - KFI" at my capacity. The ultimate objective is to make this effective system of education (at the school) a self-sustaining one as the students and alumni of this school are and also to ensure that this kind of education is available for all and forever to create global citizens...

  • Hemalatha

    Parent

    10k | Chennai | 3rd December | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    Hi, as a parent of the school I would like to contribute towards the new campus hence I am running for the cause. Any donation is welcome and will be a brick in the structure of learning...

  • Kala Vinodh

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon | Chennai | 3rd Dec 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    For the The School, KFI, fundraising

  • M Narayan

    Alumnus

    Spice Coast Marathon | Kochi | November 12th 2017 | Half Marathon

    Appeal to Donors:
    My baby steps in life were due to the education I received from The School KFI and I passed out as the first batch in 1983. The roots I verily owe to all the Akkas and Anna's and the least I could do for my Alma Mater is to run and thereby contribute my bit to this Institution...

  • Meera Srinivasan

    Parent

    THE WIPRO CHENNAI MARATHON 2017 | Chennai | Dec 3 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    Dear family and friends, I have chosen to run for the first time (10 km) in the Wipro Chennai marathon on December 3rd, 2017, to raise funds for my daughter's school relocation. The School -KFI will be relocating from their historical campus in Adyar to Thazhambur off OMR...

  • Nritijuna Naidu

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | 3rd December 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    Dear Donor, I am participating in The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 to support relocation of my child's school - The School, Krishnamurti Foundation India, Chennai.

    I strongly believe in the school's philosophy, approach to education and the effort in inculcating respect in every child and adult towards oneself, fellow human beings and nature...

  • Ramana Siddhartha

    Alumnus

    The Chennai Wipro Marathon | Chennai | 3rd December 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    The School - KFI was founded by one of the most significant individuals of the 20th Century - Jiddu Krishnamurti. The School was on the verge of having to close and with a lot of effort from teachers, students, parents, alumni and well wishers, its continued existence has been made possible...

  • Ravishanker Sunderam

    Alumnus

    TWCM2017 | CHENNAI | 03-DEC-17 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    My father put me in The School when it first started in 1973 at Poes Garden. At that time, the student-teacher ratio was 1:3...

  • SATISH GUNTURI

    Parent

    Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | 3rd Dec 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    "We are concerned with the total development of each human being, helping the student realize his/her own highest and fullest capacity - not some fictitious capacity which the educator has in view as a concept or an ideal."
    - J...

  • Srinivas Daripineni

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | 03 December 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    The School KFI created unique environment of learning. It makes it's students life-time learners...

  • Sriram Ganesan

    Parent

    The Wipro Chennai Marathon | Chennai | 3-Dec-2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    My daughter joined KFI this year (2017) and she enjoys going to The School. Very unique school indeed...

  • Sudev Nambudiri

    Parent

    Wipro Chennai Marathon | Chennai | 3 dec 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    I want to be part of this cause which would help to create a better environment and infrastructure for their education and upbringing

  • Varadharajan Ragunathan

    Parent

    Wipro Chennai Marathon 2017 | Chennai | 03/12/2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    Pls support the noble cause of relocation of KFI. Of particular salience is the school's focus on creating empathy and respect for all other things - living and otherwise and a deep focus on practical learning - this has produced some thought leaders in fields as wide ranging as liberal arts to business to movie making...

  • Yajamana Ramu

    Well-wisher

    William T. Nace Tin Man 5k/10K | Pennsauken NJ US | November 18, 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    "It's not that successful people are givers; it is that givers are successful people." ~ Patti Thor...

  • Yashwant Vaid

    Parent

    THE WIPRO CHENNAI MARATHON 2017 | Chennai | 3 December 2017 | 10K

    Appeal to Donors:
    The School : A school which has nurtured and brought about excellent human beings for the society, who counter anyone in life with all sensitiveness. My older one passed out from this school, exploring life all the way through the school & never ceases an opportunity to explore World in his own way...