Seva - Compassion in Action
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Your Compassion Can Change The World
Ways to Give
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

“We've always admired Seva's focus on serving indigenous people in the U.S. and around the world. Seva knows how to work with communities in ways that truly benefit those in need. We are honored to be involved with their mission and look forward to contributing to their efforts for years to come."

Tea Leaf Green
Musicians

Seva Foundation

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

Odetta
Legendary Folk Singer

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 30 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

Ama's Story
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Two out of three people who are blind are women and girls. Your compassion restored Ama's eyesight, and is helping to increase access to eye care for women around the globe.

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A Seva Story
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This micro-documentary explains the origins of Seva and our work to prevent and cure blindness around the world.

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Let There Be Sight
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Witness a Seva Eye Camp in the Himalayas of Nepal. In Let There Be Sight, Seva donor Turk Pipkin chronicles his journey with a Seva medical team to a remote surgical eye camp in Nepal's Himalayas where hundreds of people had their vision restored. Special thanks to musician and long-time Seva supporter Jackson Browne for use of his song "Doctor My Eyes."

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What Does Seva Mean...
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We asked Dr. Chundak Tenzing, Seva's Sight Program Director: "What does 'Seva' Mean to you?

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Sight in Cambodia
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Many Cambodia children do not have access to eye care services. Seva trains Cambodian doctors and provides infastruction so that Cambodia can provide care to it's own citizens. Last year, over 70,000 children in Cambodia received eye examinations as a result of Seva's work. 1/2 of children who go blind in developing countries will die within the first year. By preventing and treating blindness, Seva provides opportunities for life to children around the world.

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For a Chance to See
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Dhana lives in one of the most isolated, impoverished villages on the planet, Bajura, Nepal, a stunning but unforgiving landscape he has not seen for five years. Dhana Kadka is blind due to cataracts. Despite this, he walked 10km through the rocky terrain of far west Nepal by feel and memory. Kadhka learned that a group of Seva-supported eye doctors were coming for a special visit. So he made the perilous journey on foot for the chance to see.

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Seva Foundation has effectively channeled our donors' gifts into compassionate action since 1978. Thanks to supporters like you, thousands of people in some of the world's poorest communities are gaining a better life.

When you donate to Seva, you give gifts that really matter — the gift of clean water, the gift of affordable health clinics, the gift of literacy, the miracle of eyesight, and much more.


Online Giving
Put your donation to work immediately using our safe and secure online form.
Make a credit card donation now

Give by Phone or Mail

If you prefer, you can also make your donation using the phone or mail.
Click here for more information

Gifts of Service
Select gifts to honor your friends and family, whatever the occasion! We'll send you a beautiful card, and you can add a personal message and send it to someone special.  Then we'll use your donation to perform the service that you select.
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Monthly Giving
Join the Circle of Sharing --- dedicated Seva donors who give monthly by check or credit card. It's a great way to make compassionate service a part of everyday life.
Give a recurring monthly gift

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy of compassion by making Seva part of your long-term financial plans.
Learn more about making planned gifts

Matching Gifts
Double or triple your gift to Seva through your employer's matching gift program.
Learn about matching gifts

Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) promotes and supports philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.
Seva Foundation's CFC number is #11279.


Stock and Wire Transfers
Making a gift of stocks, bonds or mutual funds is easy to do and may offer you significant tax benefits.
Stock and wire transfer instructions

Vehicle Donation
A free, convenient service for converting that extra car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible donation to benefit Seva!  You can donate online or by calling 877-999-8322.
Donate your vehicle online

Donate Air Miles
Put those miles to good use! Donating your frequent flyer miles is a great way to support Seva's programs.
Learn about donating air miles

Yahoo GoodShop
Support Seva while shopping online! A percentage of your online purchases will be donated to Seva when you shop on websites like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, the Apple Store, Best Buy, 1-800-flowers, Expedia, eBay, and many other online stores.
Click here to learn more    (Don't forget to bookmark!)

Yahoo GoodSearch
Another great way to support Seva's work while you search. Yahoo's GoodSearch will donate 1 cent each time you search for something online.
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Benefit Bar
Support our work every time you search! Seva's toolbar allows you to search right from your browser using Yahoo's search engine. Every time you click on a sponsored link, 10 cents is donated to support our work around the world. It's that easy!
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