MBA Challenge for Charity
We are a student run club that organizes volunteering and fundraising events for our community partners: The Special Olympics of Northern California, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Sacramento, and Habitat for Humanity.
We host a number of events, both for students as well as faculty, staff, alumni and the greater community to raise funds for our partners. In addition, we set up volunteering opportunities where our students can go and interact with the children at the Boys & Girls Club and the Special Olympics, and build houses for Habitat for Humanity.
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C4C is a non-profit organization that started at Stanford University, and has grown to nine chapters at top west coast MBA schools. The 2014-15 school year marks the 31st anniversary C4C has promoted philanthropy among MBA students. This business school organization, the largest of its kind in the world, draws on the talents, energy, and efforts of MBA students to infuse business leaders with a lifelong commitment to community involvement and social responsibility.
The different chapters compete in fundraising, volunteer events, and athletic competitions in pursuit of the coveted “Golden Briefcase.” The Golden Briefcase is awarded to the school that achieves the highest score in the following categories:
- Most hours volunteered on a per-student basis throughout the year.
- Most money raised on a per-student basis throughout the year.
- Best sports performance at C4C weekend in the spring.
Our Chapter History
UC Davis has been a member of C4C since 2004. We charity partners are the Special Olympics of Northern California, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento, and recently added Habitat for Humanity as one of our partners.
Last year we raised over $12,000 and volunteered an average of 6.2 hours per student. We placed 4th overall in the Golden Briefcase competition for 2013-2014. We were only 29 volunteer hours short of 3rd place. Let’s keep up this momentum all the way to the podium next year!
For more information on our partners, please refer to our resources page.
Meet our Board
Li is passionate about supply chain, logistics, and new technologies benefiting the industry. He is pursuing an MBA at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management with this focus in mind. He graduated from Penn State University with robust operations knowledge from his Supply Chain and Information Technology Major and International Business Minor. He then went on to gain consulting experience from three positions in as many years at a Supply Chain Consulting firm named Bravosolution. Working with teams from both the Philadelphia and Chicago areas, he worked on a variety of projects for a multitude of clients around the globe. In his free time, Li likes to snowboard, box, cook, and is a killer bartender.
VP of Marketing
Sriram Dantuluri is second year MBA student, focusing on Marketing and Business Analytics. His interest in community service was developed when he was part of Balayogi Seva Foundation a charitable organization (NGO) which was started by his father back in India. When he came to UC Davis for his MBA, he realized that being a part of Challenge 4 Charity was a perfect opportunity to continue give back to the society and to continue on his passion for community service.
VP of Finance
Jose is a second year MBA candidate with a passion for philanthropy. While working toward his undergraduate degree, he was consistently involved in the philanthropic efforts of his student clubs and eventually led them. His passion for helping others is what drove him to major in biomedical engineering, to work as an orphan drug manufacturing technician, and it is what drives him pursue his own biotech entrepreneurial endeavors. The mission C4C instills in its members aligns with Jose’s core passion, and it is what drove him to continue to serve others as the VP of Finance for C4C.
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Special Olympics of Northern California
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to more than 13,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities in 47 Northern California counties.
For more information, visit http://sonc.org/
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Sacramento
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento has a mission to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
For more information, visit www.bgcsac.org
Sacramento Habitat for Humanity
Sacramento Habitat for Humanity is a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International whose mission is to eliminate poverty housing worldwide and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience. SHFH is one of almost 1600 affiliates serving the United States and 90 developing countries around the world.
For more information, visit http://www.shfh.org/