Run for the Bapu Trust

Dharma Walking

Staying fit for yourself and contributing to a cause

Pune Running are a group of running enthusiasts and volunteers, who every year organise “The Pune Marathon”. The Marathon helps NGOs show case their work, and raise funds other than promoting physical wellness at a macro level.

The unique charity walk and run, is being held in Pune, with 4 distance categories ie 3km, 5km, 10km and 21 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 12th October2014. Participants will have to assemble a little before 5.30 a.m.
Start & End Destination – BMCC Pune (Brihan Mumbai College of Commerce Pune)
Running Route: SB Road, Pune University area, JW Marriot, Pune

Participate in this unique charity walk, and support the Bapu Trust by donating  2000 INR directly to us only for 3 km and 5 km walk. For higher categories the donation is 3000 INR. All participants will get medals, e-certificates, water and refreshment.

About Bapu Trust:

Bapu Trust is a national organization, working locally in Pune city to create innovative urban community mental health programs(UCMH). We work in the low income communities of Lohianagar and Kashewadi. We cater to a population of 50000 people and serve upto 500 clients every year.

The purpose of the UCMH program is to create emotionally sustainable communities. We provide individual and group counselling services, nutritional, lifestyles and medicinal support, free of cost in the slums, through our band of skilled and dedicated grassroots staff. Group therapy has benefitted a variety of groups, including single women’s group, adolescent girls, group of care givers of mentally retarded children, pregnant women, victims of domestic violence & teenage boys of parents who are into substance abuse.

Our support in Mental Health, is non Institution Based & does not rely on excessive medication and tranquilizers to handle people who are undergoing various degrees of Stress and Disabilities. Caring, creating a feeling of belonging, Psychosocial & peer support are alternatives to crude handling of the mentally ill and is a skill based approach.

To know more about Bapu Trust, please visit our website:

For any queries, you may revert to:
Email id:
Mobile No: 9822093801.
Please call immediately for your contributions Or make online payment.
Office address: Bapu Trust, B1, Kaul Building, 2nd floor Guru Nanak Nagar, Off Shankar Seth Road, Pune-411042.

The payment modes that are supported are as follows;
1.Cheques should be in favour of BAPU TRUST FOR RESEARCH ON MIND DISCOURSE.
2. Online Transfers via NEFT / RTGS / Swift-(For local)


Bank Name / Branch: AXIS BANK WANAWADI PUNE 411040

Account Number: 110010100291859

IFSCode — UTIB0000110
MICR Code;-411211006
You will receive the 80-G certificates for your donations from us.
Following information needs to be sent by participants immediately as Pune running has to organise & get medals, bibs etc. made:

  1. Full Name 2. Mail Id  3. Mobile No  4. Race category 5. Address, City, State  6. Zip( Postal Code) 7.Gender 8.Date Of Birth.  9. Emergency contact Name 10. Emergency contact No.
    Please enroll immediately.

Donors who do not want to run, may simply do their bit by contributing to our cause. Your support hitherto has meant a lot to us. Please also forward this email to others, who may be interested.

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