Fundraiser Appeal 2020

Published on 2020-06-23 @ 10:13:00 PM

Dear Everyone,Due to the COVID19 pandemic, Tamil Engineers Foundation has decided to cancel our annual fundraising event “Enthira Maalai” scheduled to be held on the 8th of August in Sydney. Also, you may be aware that the annual fundraising event organized TEF Victoria Chapter was scheduled on the 21st of March 2020 was also cancelled earlier. The likelihood of having our annual fundraising events in ACT, Queensland and South Australia this year are very slim due to the current situation.Read more...

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently raised approximately $13000 to assist people affected by COVID19 in Sri Lanka and Australia

Published on 2020-04-28 @ 07:57:00 AM

Tamil Engineers Foundation recently raised approximately $13000 to assist people affected by COVID19 in Sri Lanka and AustraliaTamil Engineers Foundation received numerous funding requests from various organizations to assist in providing relief to people who have lost their income due to COVID19.A sum of $3700 was disbursed to two organizations in AustraliaRead more...

Bushfire Crises Donation of $15000 to NSW RFS & Other Fire Authorities from various states

Published on 2020-02-09 @ 07:09:00 AM

Over the past couple of months, we have been witnessing the unprecedented catastrophic bushfires affecting significant parts of NSW, Victoria, ACT and SA.It is with regret that we note many firefighters have lost their lives and have been injured during their great community service. Many residents of the affected communities have lost their homes and belongings. Our sincere tributes, thoughts and prayers go to the affected families and friends during this difficult time.We are glad that the recent rain has eased the situation & brought normalcy to some parts of the affected area.We, Engineers Charity Fund (Tamil Engineers Foundation) recognized our moral responsibility to act and help our fellow Australians during this challenging time. Tamil Engineers Foundation has facilitated a total amount of $15,000 to RFS NSW, State Govt of Victoria and CFS of South Australia as detailed below.Read more...

Thaipongal Vizha 2020

Published on 2020-01-11 @ 08:44:00 PM

Thai Pongal 2020Tamil Engineers Foundation is organizing Bhajans on Thai Pongal Day (Wednesday 15th of Jan 2020) at Sydney Murugan Temple (SMT) followed by lunch and evening prasatham to the devotees.All food items will be prepared at the temple by Tamil Engineers & well-wishers, their families, and friends.Please feel free to volunteer and get involved in the Thai Pongal Day Bajans & food preparation activities at Sydney Murugan Temple.Read more...

Bush Fire Appeal

Published on 2019-12-18 @ 10:42:00 PM

Unprecedented bush fires of 'catastrophic' nature are affecting significant part of NSW. A state of emergency has been declared in the state of NSW. The damages to-date have exceeded fire-related damages in the last few decades in Australia.- Greater than 2.7M hectares of vegetation have been burnt- Greater than 700 homes and many more properties have been destroyed- 6 people have lost their livesThousands of people are displaced and living in temporary accommodationThe fires are continuing to burn, and worst conditions are forecasted in the coming weeks. More than 3000 firefighters and many more volunteers are at the forefront trying to fight this catastrophe and help the affected. We, the Tamil Engineers Foundation, recognize our moral responsibility to act and help our fellow Australians in such a challenging time. Tamil Engineers Foundation members have always been forthcoming with generous donations in supporting our fellow Australians in such times as we demonstrated with donations for Drought relief last year and earlier this year.Many organizations are raising funds to help the “RFS NSW & their volunteer firefighters”. We, the Tamil community living in Australia have a moral obligation/responsibility to act and help our fellow Australians in such a challenging time. Tamil Engineers Foundation has decided to donate $2000 from our existing funds and appeal to our members for any contributions to help the “RFS NSW & their volunteer firefighters”It is planned that this collection will be donated collectively in collaboration with other like-minded organizations to the Rural Fire services, who are in the front line of fighting the fire and helping the victims.We have already received voluntary contributions from our members towards this cause.Please advise if you wish to make a contribution of $50 or $100 towards the” NSW Bushfire Appeal” to help the NSW RFS & their volunteer firefighters.Since TEF is a registered Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) your donations would be tax-deductible. We thank you for your continuous support in our initiatives.Read more...

Enthiramaalai - 2019

Published on 2019-08-18 @ 07:55:00 AM

The "Enthira Maalai -2019" Fundraising Dinner & Entertainment program staged on Saturday 10th Aug at Bowman Hall, Sydney was a great success with almost full house audience which exceeded our expectations i.e. approximately 450 people or more attended the event. The programs, Music by Recover Group, Dances, Drama, a joint effort by Melbourne & Sydney artistes, MC, songs, speeches, etc., etc. were well received by the audience and was organised to the highest standards. Read more...

TEF South Australian Chapter Annual Fundraising Dinner and Dance - 2019

Published on 2019-08-04 @ 11:52:00 AM

TEF SA Chapter 1st annual fundraising event held in Adelaide on Saturday 13 July 2019 was very successful. The programs, Bharathanatyam, Dance by young girls, Quiz, Speeches, Songs, Auction were well performed & organized to high standards. Approximately 140 people attended the dinner & entertainment evening to support TEF efforts and the TEF SA chapter’s efforts. Raj Srithar was Master of Ceremony and conducted the event very well. The efforts of all who played different roles from the hall and table arrangements, program variety, catering of lovely food, etc. were commendable. Read more...

TEF Victoria Chapter Fundraising Dinner 2019

Published on 2019-03-17 @ 11:12:00 AM

TEF Victoria Chapter Fundraising Dinner TEF Vic Chapter held their Fundraising dinner and entertainment in Melbourne on Saturday 2 March 2019.The programs, dance, drama, speeches, songs, American auction etc. were well performed & organized to the high standard. Well done. Approximately 280 members attended the dinner & entertainment evening to support TEF efforts and the TEF VIC chapters efforts are highly appreciated.Read more...

Newsletter and Reflection of 2018

Published on 2019-01-05 @ 12:00:00 AM

Reflection of 2018 Tamil Engineers Foundation has contributed approximately AU$ 102,500 to implement humanitarian projects for the calendar year 2018. In 2018, Tamil Engineers Foundation received a total contribution of AU$96,000, which includes member contributions as well as the net profit from fundraiser events.Tamil Engineers Foundation undertook many charitable activities during 2018. The committee sincerely thanks all the members for their great support and generous contributions. Without your financial and kind moral support we won't be able to continue our charity work in our homeland to help the needy and affected families in war-torn areas, children in orphanage centers, school/university students and hospitals.Click here to view the 2018 NewsletterRead more...

“Bharathanaatyam Recital by “Narthanaalaya” fundraising program in Canberra

Published on 2018-12-22 @ 12:00:00 AM

The “Bharathanaatyam Recital by “Narthanaalaya” fundraising program which was staged in Canberra on Saturday 15 Dec 2018 was a great success with full house audience i.e. approximately 300 people attended the event. The Dance Program by “Nartanaalaya Dance School” was well organized & performed to the high standard. The audience enjoyed the program very well. I thank “Nathanaalaya” Dance School and TEF ACT Chapter for jointly organizing this event. Well done. Your efforts are highly appreciated.Read more...