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Seva Foundation

“Seva has given so much help to so many thousands of people for so many years — such a wonderful example of love in action.”

Bonnie Raitt
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

"For nearly 40 years Seva has made an extraordinary contribution to the world — not only through their international programs, but here in some of the most impoverished communities in North America, on Native American reservations. Thank you Seva."

Jackson Browne
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

"Seva takes the impulse towards generosity and turns it into compassionate action that helps people in real need. I honor my friends and relations by giving to Seva in their name — the entire world benefits. I hope you'll join me."

Peter Coyote
Actor / Writer

Seva Foundation

"Compassion and caring for people in need - that's simply a moral necessity. But it's not always easy to do. Seva makes it easy. They know how to put your donations to work in ways that truly benefit people."

Joan Baez
Singer / Humanitarian Activist

Seva Foundation

"When we met the folks at Seva, we knew we were among kindred spirits, joining to bring people together in service to others. Whether preventing blindness in Nepal, assisting native peoples in Guatemala and Mexico, or helping our own Native Americans, Seva has been there to help alleviate suffering and improve people's lives. Long may they rock!"

Phil Lesh
The Grateful Dead

Seva Foundation

"Seva's efforts create hope and happiness worldwide for so many people in difficult conditions. I've always been amazed and cheered by their good works and I've been very happy to help them in their fundraising efforts."

Bruce Hornsby
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

“I admire Seva's spirit of innovation. Seva is constantly looking for new ideas that can benefit the world, especially the poor, and they aren't afraid to try something that no one has ever tried before."

Dr. Muhammad Yunus
Nobel Prize Winner / Seva Partner / Founding Chairman of Grameen Health Services

Seva Foundation

“I congratulate Seva Foundation for the magnificent work they continue to do."

Legendary Folk Singer

Seva Foundation

“Seva has done an incredible job all over the world helping people who really need it. I am proud to be one of the many who followed Wavy and his friends down this particular yellow brick road.”

David Crosby
Singer / Songwriter

Seva Foundation

“Such dedication to others — how could you not love Seva and what they accomplish? Well done!”

Graham Nash
Singer / Songwriter

Businesses Turning Compassion into Action

We are proud to feature just a few of the many businesses that are making a difference by supporting Seva and our health programs around the globe.  Thank you for your support!



DWL Travel Ltd is a travel agency specializing in villa rental and special events in Tuscany. They support Seva through donations for Eye Camps in Cambodia. DoWhatYouLoveinItaly.com

Genentech is headquartered in South San Francisco and for more than 30 years has been seeking solutions to unmet medical needs. They are a member of the Roche Group, making medicines to treat patients with serious medical conditions. Recently they sponsored a celebration of Seva's history and founders. gene.com

Google has been a major supporter of Seva's blindness prevention programs around the globe. In addition to direct support, they also provide Seva with grants for free advertising and numerous tools to share documents, videos, create maps, and more. google.com

Putumayo is best known as a world music record label. This year Putumayo has released a new CD featuring a collection of contemporary Native American music. A portion of proceeds supports Seva. Listen to sample tracks and get one today!

SwapSocks offers mismatched socks that help bring sight to the blind and visually impaired. www.swapsocks.com

TOMS Eyewear, with every pair of glasses purchased, TOMS will help give sight to a person in need. One for One™. Learn more by visiting toms.com/gift-of-sight


Amy's Organic Kitchen This company with a yummy line of organic products generously supports Seva's events with in-kind donations. amys.com

Chez Ray Coffee Infamous in the music scene as one of the foremost backstage chefs, Chez Ray now has his own line of coffee and Seva is honored to have our very own blend called Compassion Roast. A portion of proceeds from every bag purchased will be donated to Seva. Order online at chefchezray.com

DoGood Vines describes themselves as "a company with heart." Through the sales of their special blends of wine, this innovative company is donating 50% of proceeds to Seva. DoGood Vines also offers a wine club where 2-4 bottles (depending on the package you select) of their specialty blends will be delivered to your door four times a year. dogoodvines.com/

Lagunitas have been supporting Seva's events through in-kind donations that help us to ensure our benefit concerts and other gatherings are a big success. In addition, they have generously donated proceeds from events they have helped to organize, and hosted us at their beautiful facility in Petaluma, California. lagunitas.com

Mill Valley Market is an independent family owned grocery store. Just mention "Seva" at the cash register through their innovative SHOP AND GIVE program, and 2% of your total receipt goes directly to Seva! millvalleymarket.com

Outernational Brands, Inc. is a Regular supporter of Seva's events thru in-kind donations of the following Brands which have become beverage favorites for Staff and Fans Alike; KOH COCONUT,KOH PINK BABY, NOYU TEAS.

Silver Oak Winery have been generously supporting Seva for years with in-kind donations that help us to make our benefit concerts and events a great success! silveroak.com


Eye Department, an eye health and eyewear boutique in Portland, Oregon, are dedicated to supporting Seva's programs by donating a percentage of proceeds from sales of non-prescription eyewear. ! www.eyedepartment.com

ICU Eyewear, A pioneer in the eyewear industry, ICU Eyewear was the first to develop and implement a manufacturing process for eco-friendly reading glasses made from reclaimed plastic, recycled metal and sustainable bamboo. Every year, ICU Eyewear donates thousands of reading glasses to those in need, all over the world. icueyewear.com

Lesli Handmacher Optometry, is a thriving optometry practice located in Berkeley, California. A display in the office explains about Seva's work to prevent blindness in many of the most remote locations around the world. Through her business, Lesli offers eye care supplies at no charge, and instead asks her patients to make a donation of any amount to support Seva's eye care programs. eyeseeyou.net  

MODO A designer frame company based in New York, MODO has provided large-scale in-kind donations to support the sustainability of Seva's programs around the globe through their charitable giving program. www.modo.com

Oregon Eye Specialists Through their eight Oregon locations, Oregon Eye Specialists show Seva's videos in their waiting rooms, offer our literature to their customers, and offer a discount for anyone who makes a donation to Seva! www.oregoneyes.net


Yoga Yoga, of Austin, Texas believes that yoga is something to serve not only ourselves but the world around us. They have made a year-long goal of $15,000 to sponsor a 10-day Eye Camp. Every 3rd Friday of the month Yoga Yoga hosts a donation yoga class at one of their five Austin locations from 7:30-9:00pm. Get all of the info at yogayoga.com

Zenchanting, clothing inspired by yoga and meditation. a portion of all sales from Zenchanting will be donated to Seva. zenchantingclothes.com


Bhakti Festival, is an annual yoga, dance and music festival which encourages the spirit of service. Each year the festival donates a portion of proceeds to charity and Seva was grateful to have been the beneficiary this past year. bhaktifest.com

Kate Wolf Music Festival, generously supports Seva through this annual gathering at the beautiful Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, California. katewolfmusicfestival.com

Om Planet Music, is a New York based collective founded by Bernie Walters which publishes and manages Kirtan, yoga and world musicians and their related projects. Just released is a new CD titled Poised to Give where 100% of proceeds support Seva's programs. To order your copy of this great CD visit seva.org/poised_to_give

Singles Charity Ball, run by The Society of Single Professionals and their Chairman Rich Gosse, they are the world's largest non-profit singles organization, sponsoring singles events worldwide (on six continents). The group organizes the annual Singles Charity Ball which since 2007 has raised over $80,000 to support Seva's preventable blindness programs. The next Singles Charity Ball is coming up on April 27th in San Francisco. For more information please visit: thepartyhotline.com


Alkemie Jewelry, based in Los Angeles features the work of artist Dara Gerson. Dara forges everything from bracelets to belt buckles out of 100% reclaimed metals. Every month she collects 5% of retail website sales which she donates to Seva. Check out her beautiful work at alkemiejewelry.com


The Berkeley Group, is a student organization at UC Berkeley that provides pro bono consulting services for non-profits and social enterprises in the California Bay Area. theberkeleygroup.org

The Berkeley School, a private K-8 school in Berkeley, California, recently organized their first annual Charity Walkathon Fundraiser. Seva was honored to have been selected by the 5th grade classrooms and received a donation from the Berkeley School of $1,828! theberkeleyschool.org

Are you interested in how your business can support Seva? There are many ways and we'd be excited to hear your ideas. We encourage you to drop us a note at info@seva.org or give us a call at 1-510-845-7382.



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