P&G India Employees in Hyderabad Run a Marathon To Support Children With Disabilities
Over 300 employees of P&G India’s manufacturing plant in the city participated in the marathon during their sports fest, raising INR 3 Lakh
Telangana : More than 300 employees from the manufacturing plant of Procter & Gamble India (P&G India) – maker of brands like Tide, Ariel etc. – recently organized and participated in a marathon to support Children With Disabilities, in line with the Company’s endeavor to drive inclusion for People With Disabilities.
For every employee that participated in the marathon, the company had announced a dedicated amount for contribution. Collectively, this endeavour raised INR 3 Lakh, and the sum was then then committed to the NGO – Shankar Foundation which facilitates the education and holistic development of People With Disabilities, including children, to help them reach their full potential.
The funds will be used by the foundation to procure computers and sports equipment to enable learning and holistic growth of over 100 children with disabilities. Sumit Rana, Plant Head – Hyderabad Manufacturing Plant, P&G India said, “At P&G, we believe in our responsibility to positively impact the communities we serve and where we operate.
We’re making progress each day, and recognize we have work to do to make our company, brands, and services even more inclusive and accessible to the diverse set of consumers we reach. Our employees partner with us in bringing this to life, like they did for this event. Their passionate participation has helped us create an opportunity to contribute to children with disabilities in their holistic development.
In line with this belief, we are delighted to have run for a special cause, in partnership with Shankar Foundation.” The marathon was organized as part of a sports fest organized by the Company to promote health and fitness among its employees working at the plant. The sports fest included various indoor and outdoor sports like Carrom, Table tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, Cricket, among several others.