The Pink Lotus Yoga Festival will be raising money for three charities – Clan Cancer Support, Roxburghe House and The Arunachala Trust – our beloved school in India.
CLAN Cancer Support is a well-established, local charity providing emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer, their family, carers and friends.
Our aim is to help people live with and beyond their or their loved ones cancer diagnosis and improve the quality of life for all those who turn to us for help and support.
Friends of Roxburghe House Grampian – is a registered charity for Roxburghe House – a specialist palliative care unit in Aberdeen where care concentrates on symptom control for patients with life limiting illness.
The multi-professional clinical team is committed to delivering care that ensures the best quality of life for the patient, to enable each patient to live as full a life as possible within the constraints of their illness and also to give support to carers and families. There is also an Education Unit, which assists in the further training of both medical and nursing staff in palliative care.
Roxburghe House is about living, where staff and Friends alike work together to create an environment of care, compassion and understanding.
The Sri Ramana Matriculation School provides quality education to disadvantaged children in the rural communities surrounding the sacred mountain Arunachala. Established in 1988, the school is funded by the nonprofit Arunachalam Trust that was founded in the guiding light of the world proclaimed sage Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Each of the science, mathematics, computer science, social studies, moral science and geography curriculums are taught in English. Students also receive instruction in their native language, Siddha (traditional herbal medical treatment), dance and music. The Trust provides students with books, school uniforms, daily lunch and transportation.