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YearAccomplishmentsHighlights of invitations by external organizations
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2008MSADA sponsored $500 to International South Asian Deaf Mela @ Seattle, Washington
2009
2010-MSADA awarded $1,000 to a South Asian student from a native country to pursue an education at Gallaudet University

-MSADA donated $100 to Anjali Dalal for her flight ticket to Nicaragua as part of her school trip. (Spring 2010)
-MSADA fundraised $87.80 and donated used clothes and medical supplies to Eve Mitton and Deaf school in Haiti for an earthquake disaster relief

-MSADA donated $563.57 to Sri Lankan Deaf Community to build CPDWA’s restroom facility in Kandy, Sri Lanka. (Sagar’s note: CPDWA was founded by our former Board Member Tissa Peiris’s late younger brother Bandula S. Peiris who passed away in October 2011).

-MSADA sponsored $300 to Masala Dancers, coordinated by Veena Advani, for DeafNation World Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada in July 2010.
2011-MSADA’s 501(c)(3) was officially recognized by IRS for running a non-profit organization.

-MSADA awarded two $500.00 scholarships (each $500.00 to Chaminda Hewapathirana and Sonam Jain) for pursuing an education in one of the post-secondary programs.

-MSADA donated $30.00 to American Red Cross.
MSADA were invited by North America Bengali Conference (NABC) for a presentation of the organization at Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.
2012-MSADA sponsored $540.00 to India Deaf Expo (in Mumbai).

-MSADA fundraised and contributed $500.00 through the Aluth Avurudha event for the Sri Lankan Deaf Community especially for CPDWA’s School Development Fund in honor of Bandula S. Peiris.

-MSADA spent $158.67 on food expenditure for Nepali Deaf Cultural Presentation in SLCC, Gallaudet University, and donated $200 to Nepal Deaf Organization.
2013
2014-MSADA sponsored the 1st Deaf Desi Dandiya (DDD 1) event in Carteret, NJ.

-MSADA donated $500.00 to two Young Achievers Asha Patwal & Himanshu Kharka from Bajaj Institute of Learning to attend the World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section (WFDYS) Children’s camp in Washington, DC (August 2014).  Young Achievers organized by Bilal Chinoy & Arathy Manoharan.
2015-MSADA donated $697.00 to the National Federation of Deaf Nepal (NDFN) for earthquake disaster relief (April 2015).

-MSADA donated $250 to Sri Lankan Deaf Community
MSADA was invited by  DeafBlind Camp to provide “Bollywood” cultural education, West River, Methodist Retreat, MD (20 miles south of Annapolis), MD
2016MSADA sponsored the 2nd Deaf Desi Dandiya (DDD 2) event in Carteret, NJ.
2017
2018-MSADA hosted its first-ever Regional Conference and sponsored 3rd Deaf Desi Dandiya (DDD 3) and Gala Night (in celebration of its 15th anniversary) events in September 2018 at Gallaudet University/Kendall Demonstration Elementary School Gym in Washington, DC. 
-MSADA fundraised $4,000.00 at MSADA’s 10th Anniversary Mela event in 2013 and donated to Gallaudet University for scholarships.
2019MSADA was invited as one of the Maryland-based organizational stakeholders by the joint team of MDAD-PCRID (Maryland Association of the Deaf-Potomac Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) to be a part of a collective effort to pass a sign language interpreter licensure bill in the State of Maryland.
2020-MSADA hosted the youth’s first virtual social gathering on Zoom (Sept 2020). 

-MSADA contributed $250.00 to BleeTech Innovations for donating 40 Blee-KITs (each kit consists book including QR code for accessible learning via smartphone and school supplies) for 40 Deaf students of Shri Nakoda Karnabadhir (Deaf) Vidyalaya (School) in Maharashtra, India
2021