Cook county residents participate in nationwide cleanup drive at Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserves organized by non-profit organization DSNDP
A nationwide cleanup drive dedicated to the Birth Centennial of Dr. Shri Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari was undertaken by residents and volunteers of the non-profit organization Dr. Shri Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari Pratishthan (DSNDP) at the Potawatomi Woods - E Dundee Rd, on July 9th , Aug 13th , Sep 10th , Oct 8th , Nov 5th. These events were organized by DSNDP in collaboration with The Forest Preserves of Cook County. "Adopt-A-Highway (AAH)"program is part of a year-long Nationwide Cleanup Drive undertaken by DSNDP across 14 states and 16 cities in the United States. Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserves of Cook County cleanup drive will be continued for next year in moth of April May and June.
The clean-up drive was held over a 1.5-mile stretch of Potawatomi Woods - E Dundee Rd Forest Preserves of Cook County. These drives are organized to encourage the community to work hands-on to help keep the Village parks clean, safe, and attractive. This clean-up drive is opportunity for people to get more involved in their community in a way that promotes civic pride, appreciation, and awareness. By adopting a park, volunteers are helping to ensure a positive experience for other visitors and hopefully inspiring them to also care for the park.
The year-long "Adopt-A-Highway/park/beach/street/reservoir" initiatives are driven by hundreds of volunteers of DSNDP. To achieve concrete results by the implementation of these teachings, DSNDP committed to social services was founded in the name of Dr. Shri Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari by Dr. Shri Dattatreya Narayan Dharmadhikari Alias Appasaheb Dharmadhikari-- a prominent, multiple / global award winner, global social reformer who transformed millions of lives throughout the world with his humanitarian teachings. The non-profit DSNDP is driven by over a million volunteers worldwide, who strive to keep the legacy of Dr. Shri Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari alive by running massive blood-donation drives, cleanliness drives, tree plantation & conservation drives, conserving natural water reservoirs, assisting hearing-impaired children with free hearing-aids, free adult, and children's literacy classes, etc. A mega health camp which was organized by DSNDP in India, entered the Guinness World Records as the largest health camp benefiting 152,000 people attended by 1,571 doctors and 5,000 paramedics in a single day. For more information, please visit http://www.dsndp.com
Recent Blood Donation Drives organized by DSNDP across the United States, India, Australia, UK, Canada, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Nigeria, and Singapore to name a few, stand as strong examples of the impact of mobilizing communities within our neighborhood and the world.