Help TN Breathe – Thanks

வணக்கம்,

 

All of us are aware of the second wave of COVID which continues to spread across India affecting Tamil Nadu as well. The future has never felt so unpredictable. These are challenging times for us all, and we hope you’re in good spirits and health!

 

Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) has joined hands with FETNA, TNF, ATEA, ATMA, CTA, IIT MANNA and other organizations to provide services to our community back in Tamil Nadu.

 

Thank you all for your donations. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

We would like to inform you that TAGDV has received $7800 for the HelpTNBreathe Fundraiser.

Your contribution means a lot and goes a long way to supporting our mission. Thank you for being part of our community. Without you, none of this is possible. Stay safe and well.

 

We have currently closed the helpTNBreathe fundraiser. If you would like to make a donation and support our COVID19 relief efforts, please reach out to us at hello@tagdv.org.

 

Welcome to the home page of Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV), one of the oldest Tamil organizations in USA. TAGDV was founded in 1970 by Indian expatriates from Tamil Nadu, India and serves the geographical tri-state area around Philadelphia includes the South East PA, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

The Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and/or scientific purposes under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

பொங்கல் விழாவில் பங்கேற்று சிறப்பித்த அனைத்து உள்ளங்களுக்கும் டெலவர் பெருநிலத் தமிழ்ச்சங்கத்தின் சார்பில் நன்றி கலந்த வணக்கங்கள் 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event a great success 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Click here to view Pongal 2020 photo album


What we do?

Objectives
It is a family-centric organization with the goal of preserving Tamil Culture and Language.

Academic Activities
Currently, we run 3 Tamil Schools (Exton, PA, Plymouth meeting, PA and Wilmington, DE) and are affiliated with the Tamil Virtual Academy based in Chennai. We intend to obtain Accreditation of Tamil as an official second language in American School System and biliteracy program in PA.
We also hold several competitions annually for children and adults such as Spelling Bee, Thirukural recital, Poetry etc…

Cultural Activities
We celebrate Pongal (January), Tamil New Year (April) and Deepavali (October/November) with big events. We also have annual picnics and sports day.

TAGDV-Magazine
“Sangamam” magazine, is published twice a year to encourage interest towards Tamil literature and showcase members’ talents.

Community Activities
We have initiated “TAGDV Cares”. Based on the Tamil tradition that is several millennia old – “யாதும் ஊரே, யாவரும் கேளிர்” – TAGDV Cares aims to help equip every TAGDV member, to make the right decisions for themselves, their beloved families and the communities that sustain them.


Sponsors


Membership Registration

TAGDV Membership + Fees
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Recent Posts

Our Deepest Condolences TAGDV deeply mourn the passing away of Thiru C. Kothandaraman in his hometown in Tamilnadu, around 10am local time on Sunday (January 26, 2020). Mr. Kothandaraman was one of the founding members of TAGDV. He nurtured the Sangam during its infant stage between 1967 to 1970 until ...
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TAGDV-2018-Thirukkural-and-Spelling-Bee-Results Open Competition for Thirukkural Recital – திருக்குறள் ஒப்புவித்தல் Open to all kids (Age 18 and below) all the participants regardless of the age will be graded in the same way as this is an open competition – competition and prizes are common to all ages. No special grading or ...
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TAGDV Emergency Support

We have launched TAGDV Emergency Support” to provide support and guidance to our members and the Tamil community in the tri-state area, in case of emergency.

We provide advice and guidance on handling an emergency situation (free of cost). We also connect you to a TAGDV volunteer who is specialized to help address your situation.

Visit TAGDV Emergency Support for more details and to reach out to us in case of emergency.