Diya Chaturvedi Appointed New Co-Executive Director at Saheli

  BURLINGTON, MA—Saheli Boston, a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues related to domestic violence in the South Asian community, has appointed Divya Chaturvedi as its new Co-Executive Director. She replaces Savitha Rajiv and Nadia Madden, who left Saheli recently. Ms. Chaturvedi, who holds an MPA degree from Columbia University’s School of International and…

Candlelight Vigil at Burllington Police Department

Twenty women, men and children met at the Burlington Police Department on Friday October 5th at 6:30 pm to light candles in the memory of people who have lost their lives to domestic violence. Sahelis were joined by members of the Burlington community and the candles were of great interest to the seven children who…

Help Saheli Win the AllState Purple Purse Challenge by October 31st 2018!

Now through October 31, donate to Saheli through the Allstate Foundation #PurplePurseChallenge fundraiser to support domestic violence survivors. Help us to win the $100,000 grand prize by ensuring Saheli receives the most donations! One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Chances are, it’s someone you know. Whether it’s a friend, family member or co-worker,…

India Assoc. Of Greater Boston Celebrates India Day

India Day Festival 2018, held with great fan-fare on August 19, 2018, was the biggest celebration of the year for multi-ethnic Indians from across Massachusetts. Held on Boston City Hall Plaza this year, for the first time, the celebration was full of energy, color and joy. Corporate sponsors included smarTours, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare and BMW…

Saheli Honors Its Volunteers, Holds 5th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Day Celebration

This article appeared on India New England News BURLINGTON, MA—Saheli, a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues related to domestic violence in the South Asian community, honored its own volunteers earlier this month and held its 5th annual Volunteer Appreciation Day celebrations. The event was organized by Neelam Wali, a long-time volunteer and an…

June 9th is Saheli Volunteer Appreciation Day

We welcome all our volunteers to a party to celebrate YOU!! Please join us on Saturday, June 9th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Burlington Public Library. Hear about opportunities at Saheli, learn about our strategic plan for 2018-2020 and meet the Saheli team. Food and beverages will be served, free. All volunteers, past and…

Saheli Sends Mother’s Day Greetings and Gifts

This year, thanks to the enthusiasm and generosity of Saheli’s volunteers, we sent 25 gift baskets to mothers who have overcome difficult challenges in their lives, and live alone or in shelters. Volunteers gathered at the Saheli office and made 25 beautiful baskets that included a variety of gift certificates. During a conversation with Sweta…

Meet Savitha Rajiv, Saheli’s new Co-Executive Director

  We are excited to welcome our new Co-Executive Director, Savitha Rajiv. Savitha oversees community relationships and outreach programs including the domestic violence prevention and education program. She brings over 14 years of experience working in the non-profit organization called North-South Foundation, a national organization serving South Asian youth and families. Savitha has a M.S….