SKN Foundation to host its Annual Gala to highlight the South Asian Diabetes Education and Resource Center to address the Diabetes Epidemic at the Marigold Hotel in Somerset, NJ on Friday, September 28th starting at 6:00pm. Special Guests for the evening include Vikas Khanna, Celebrity Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, filmmaker, humanitarian and TV judge for Master Chef India, along with Charlie Kimball, IndyCar series driver with type 1 diabetes, and celebrity host Indian Actress and Fashion designer, Mandira Bedi.
Shri Krishna Nidhi (SKN) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote total wellness of the person and community through education. In alignment with its mission, the SKN Foundation, in partnership with Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, operates the South Asian Diabetes Education and Resource Center a comprehensive prevention program with academic, clinical and community support. The program is relevant to all South Asian people as the prevalence of Diabetes has mounted to 80 million people where one out of two do not know they have it.
“The SKN resource center is designed to enhance culturally appropriate care to South Asians in New Jersey,” Dr. Naveen Mehrotra said, “which is an ongoing need within this community. Disease among South Asians is greatly influenced by genetics and cultural beliefs, each of which can be addressed to positively affect health outcomes through research, education and promotion of equitable patient care.”
SKN Foundation is a non-profit organization under Section 501(C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. “Shri Krishna Nidhi (SKN) mission is to promote total wellness of the person and community through education. This mission is accomplished through coordinating volunteer activities, raising funds to provide health related educational resources, and working with other organizations focused on the community. For more information about SKN, visit www.sknfoundation.org or call (908)643-1744.
Tickets for the gala start at $175 and can be purchased here: https://sknfoundation.org/hope-gala-2018/
To learn more about SKN Foundation and how you can help, please visit: https://sknfoundation.org/