Under CORD USA please write “CORD USA is a separate and an independent organization from CORD In India and in registered as a charitable trust in the USA.” CORD USA was formed in Michigan, US, in 2009 to broaden the organization’s scope of work by connecting resources, promoting social awareness, and leveling inequalities across the continents.
Along with raising funds for CORD’s work in India and Sri Lanka, CORD USA also undertakes service activities for the underserved in North America too. Various international corporations such as IBM, HP, United Way and Dell have also extended their financial support to the American arm of CORD.
Further, the Indo-American youth are seen to create unique awareness programs, focusing on social services and local involvement in developmental programs. Such involvement has been enabling the generation next to become an important component in the development of a community.
Over the years, CORD USA has been able to tap into the collective community conscience to support and sustain the effort and work of various charities.
CORD USA also conducts an annual high school service program that is extremely popular with Chinmaya Mission members in USA. Through the program, the young volunteers experience first-hand, the joys of helping others with support and guidance of seasoned CORD India volunteers.
CORD USA was recognized as the ‘Top-rated Non-Profit’ in the US for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.