HACSI’s Mission

HACSI’s mission is to facilitate Hindu Americans to provide Community, Charitable, Educational and Relief services. As far as possible, HACSI will facilitate the work of existing community organizations, coordinating and supplementing their efforts with volunteers and financial support. HACSI will also provide direct community services if there are identified gaps that need to be filled.

Current Core Activities

Food for the Needy

Food for the Needy is HACSI’s flagship program. Since 2007, even before HACSI was formally incorporated, volunteers of HACSI and nearly three dozen religious, cultural organizations affiliated with...

Helping Hindu families in distress

HACSI has been helping members of the Hindu community who face calamities, such as death or protracted illness of the main income earner, or domestic violence. In addition to non-monetary help, HAC...

Disaster Relief

HACSI funded relief activities to mitigate hardship caused by natural disasters in India and the US. In…. , HACSI joined hands with Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in organizing the collection of medicines,...

Health Fair & Blood Donation Drive

HACSI, jointly with Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, has been conducting health fairs for the last several years. In addition to a general check-up and specialty consultations, free flu shots, blood sugar t...

Educational Outreach

To facilitate a balanced presentation of Eastern religions, HACSI presented a copy of the PBS documentary “Asian and Abrahamic Religions – A Divine Encounter in America” to 350 high schools in D.C,...

Other Community Services

Financial Assistance to Needy Families in Montgomery County In addition to providing canned food to the needy, the six HELPS organizations have been giving limited financial support to needy famili...