About Us

About Caring Hands Foundation

Caring Hands Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2012 and headquartered in California, United States. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity dedicated to improving the lives of those less fortunate, both locally and abroad. We have led a multitude of projects ranging from building schools to providing resources at homeless shelters to improving access to healthcare. Locally, we primarily conduct community outreach to homeless shelters in California. Over the years, we have spearheaded global projects to conduct relief operations, construction of educational facilities, training & education in India. Recently, we have expanded our global outreach to include projects in Kenya, Haiti, and Nepal.

Caring Hands Foundation is an all volunteer-led organization. 100% of your contributions will reach intended beneficiaries.



  • Our Mission
  • Our Philosophy
  • Our Impact

We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive regardless of their background. Our goal is to help the disadvantaged by improving access to education, shelter, and healthcare, among others. Caring Hands Foundation believes that individuals can make a profound difference by actively exercising their ability to create positive change. The mission of Caring Hands is to provide an easy platform for volunteerism so that people can contribute positively in their local community through community outreach programs and in the global community by adopting well-contained projects of existing organizations overseas.

We strongly believe in the saying, "be the change you wish to see in the world" by Mahatma Gandhi. We wish to improve the world by addressing inequalities in society and helping the disadvantaged. Our philosophy is that every life we touch, we inspire to do better for others. In this way, we are able to better the world.

Over the years, we have done over 20 projects, affecting hundreds of lives. 

Our Mission

We’ve been tackling poverty in communities to build better lives


Built educational facilities and residential housing


Provided free health clinics for COVID-19 patients

Housing Insecurity

Assisted local homeless shelters


Improved sanitation in impoverished communities

Our Team


Dr. Sakti Das

Dr. Sakti Das is a prominent urologist and retired professor of urology at the University of California, Davis. A life-long humanitarian, Dr. Sakti Das has traveled around the world on international medical missions from Syria to Mexico to India.  He has been the nurturing guide and inspiration for Caring Hands Foundation.


Sujata Das

Sujata Das is a computer scientist in Silicon Valley. She has a strong passion for helping the underprivileged both in her local community as well as in developing countries. She has led several charitable projects over the past fifteen years and is the motivating force behind Caring Hands Foundation.


Arundhati Dash

Arundhati Dash is a versatile community service organizer in the Bay Area, California. She leads the Lunch Bag Service Program of Caring Hands Foundation and is our primary liaison with local homeless shelters and soup kitchens. She also leads some of our global projects.


Dr. Anjalika Pattanaik

Dr. Anjalika Pattanaik is an obstetric-gynecologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She uses her role in the community hospital to become an asset to the underprivileged in the community. She also runs a high school in her native village in India and is involved in social service, both in the Bay Area and abroad.


Dr. Kavitha Reddy

Dr. Kavitha Reddy is an internal medicine urgent care physician at Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Mountain View. She leads some of the global projects of Caring Hands and is committed to bringing relief to the needy in developing countries by championing their causes. Her enthusiasm is contagious.


Urmi Majumdar

Urmi Majumdar is a software professional from San Francisco and mother of two kids. She is passionate about helping others and has been volunteering for various causes for the past 15 years. She takes care of technical work, blanket drives, and other fundraising activities for Caring Hands.


Nagbhushan Veerapaneni

Nagbhushan Veerapaneni is a computer scientist from the Bay Area. An advocate for the disadvantaged, he is always willing to invest in worthy causes in order to make a better impact on society.

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