Poet Of The Year 2019

 Asha for Education New York chapter is hosting an online poetry event open to anyone and allows people to showcase their creativity and help a noble cause. All proceeds from this event will go towards helping underprivileged children in India gain proper education and access to textbooks. 


Poem Submission Rules:

  • Theme is “Hope”
  • Entries should be submitted from December 24, 2019 to February 14, 2020
  • Poems should not be longer than one page
  • Name, age, and phone number of the participant should be included with the poem so it can be categorized into the following age categories:
    • Junior: 4 – 7
    • Pre-Teen: 8 – 12
    • Teenage: 13 – 19
    • Adult: 20 & above
  • Maximum of 2 submissions per person
  • Poem should be submitted via email to newyorkcity@ashanet.org 
  • Participant Registration Link should be filled out with participant registration fee at http://donate.ashanet.org/event/?e=1309
    • Poem submission is not considered complete until after you fill our Participant Information Link
  • Each submission costs $5

Winners and Awards:

  • Winners will be announced on March 1, 2020
  • There will be three winners from each age category
    • Junior: 4 – 7
    • Pre-Teen: 8 – 12
    • Teenage: 13 – 19
    • Adult: 20 & above
  • Winners will receive certificates

Sponsorship Information:

  • Sponsors for this event are most welcome!
  • Sponsors should fill out the link below along with the money form
  • Sponsor information link
  • Sponsor registration link
  • Contact: Sharda Sheshabhattar @ 732-491-7555 and Manoj Khabe @ 571-426-42; Or Email newyorkcity@ashanet.org

For more information Contact: 
Sharda Sheshabhattar @ 732-491-7555  or Manoj Khabe @ 571-426-4200

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This fundraising event is organized by the NewYorkCity Chapter of Asha for Education.

All net proceeds go towards education projects for underprivileged children in India.