Touch-A-Life Foundation to Launch Social Giving Platform at Third Annual Fundraising Event

Public is invited to TAL Annual Day 2019 to help support the initiative. Mobile app built on blockchain and AI technology will make it easier to connect local donors with donees.

October 22, 2019 — Cupertino, Calif. — Touch-A-Life Foundation, a non-profit organization to support the needy, today announced TAL Giving, a mobile-first social application for iOS and Android devices that will make it easier to facilitate donations between donor and donees. The TAL Giving platform will be unveiled at TAL Annual Day 2019, the third annual Touch-A-Life banquet, open to the public.

When: Friday, November 15, 2019, 6pm to 10pm

Where: India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St. Milpitas, CA, 95035, USA

TAL Annual Day 2019 will feature a presentation about TAL Giving, as well as recognize Touch-A-Life 2019 Heroes and provide updates on the annual activities of 2019. Entertainment will be provided by Bollywood musicians Sunitha, Deepu and Prudhvi Chandra, in addition to several other local artists.

“Our mission is to bring together disruptive technologies including social, blockchain, and mobile, to help spread kindness across entire communities,” said Tej Gundavelli, Founder and CEO, Touch-A-Life Foundation. “Everyone is welcome to attend our upcoming event to learn more about the exciting activities we have planned for the next year.”

Built on blockchain and AI technologies, TAL Giving is designed to facilitate a transparent connection between those in need and those than can provide help and support, through easy-to-use mobile and desktop apps. TAL Giving enables both individual and corporate donors to provide educational, food, medical, shelter, and clothing assistance to citizens of all ages—from students to seniors—with just a few taps or clicks. The app will launch on iOS and Android devices this month, with an initial rollout across the greater San Francisco Bay Area. TAL Giving will eventually expand nationwide.

“Solix Technologies is a valued partner of the JDRF One Walk, Silicon Valley. Their impact on this community event is helping to fund life-changing breakthroughs for type 1 diabetes research,” said Kevin O’Scanlon, Development Director, JDRF International. “We are excited for their launch of the Touch-A-Life platform and for their creation of additional avenues that connect communities with causes they care about. JDRF believes that by connecting the greatest minds with the most promising research, we will create a world without T1D.”

“As the superintendent of ESUHSD, I am excited and very grateful for the solution developed by the Touch-A-Life Foundation with the launch of the TAL Giving Platform. This platform will expand donors who want to help support students and families who are homeless and attending our schools. We need to increase the opportunities for our homeless students so that they have an opportunity to stay in school and earn a high school diploma.”

“We are proud to support the development of Touch-A-Life’s new life-changing platform,” said Veena Gundavelli, CEO/Founder, Emagia Corporation. TAL Annual Day 2019 is supported by both Solix Technologies and Emagia Corporation as charter members. Touch-A-Life charter members’ proceeds are used to cover administrative and operational expenses, so that the rest of donors’ donations go 100% to the donees. Dinner and refreshments will be served throughout the event.

For more information on the Touch-A-Life foundation, visit

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization (please view IRS approved exemption document 501(c)(3)), founded in 2012, to support the needy. We are built on the principle that helping others is good for the society. Our mission is to create one-to-one connections between donors and recipients, matching them based on needs. By utilizing technologies such as blockchain, social media networks, cloud, and mobile applications we are bridging the gap between those looking to make a difference and those with need of assistance.

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