Youth Ambassador

Hi there! We are the Yappies…the Youth Ambassadors of Akshaya Patra. We are a group of dynamic, creative, and thoughtful young people, determined to make a difference in this world through our awareness and fundraising intiatives.

We’re so grateful to be a part of an organization that gives back to our heritage and culture in such an impactful way with the gift of a meal. This excites and motivates us to be the voices of those children of India here in the US by spotlighting our cause around our local communities.

What do Yappies do?

Benefits of Youth Ambassador Program

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, creative, and professional skills.

Mentorship possibilities in areas of business, arts, science, and social and cultural self improvement.

Speak About and represent Akshaya Patra at public events.

Visit to an Akshaya Patra kitchen & school in India.

Building creative skills and learn about video production by joining our social media content team.

Eligibility For YAP

Anyone between the ages of 10 – 25 are 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.

Contact Info

Create an online fundraising campaign for your next special event or in memory of someone you love to celebrate the Children of Akshaya Patra!

Live in the U.S. and wish to join our cause?

Help us feed 2.2+ million children across India every day

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