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Board Members




To serve  is Love and sharing Love through simple acts of kindness is Sadhana's passion.

Sadhana has been involved in various non profit organisations in Maryland for the past 20 years, both in her organisational and fund raising efforts. As a small business owner as well as having 10 years of experience in the banking industry, she is adept in understanding people's needs. Witnessing the growing need for food among the homeless in the area she decided to make a difference by combating hunger through Annapurna.


Sadhana has a Masters Degree in Economics and has worked at a managerial level at Suntrust Bank. Her interests include listening to music, reading and exploring new places.

Raji Annamalai


Raji Annamalai is a Programmer Analyst at Uninformed Services University’s Library.  While she enjoys her work at her current job of serving the technical needs of the Medical University, she finds immense happiness volunteering with her friends at Annapurna.  She has always been passionate about cooking healthy vegetarian meals for her family and friends, and when an opportunity came to cook and feed the needy with wholesome food, she seized it.  Raji is energetic, cheerful person who enjoys travelling and spending time with people.



Vice President/Secretary

Savithri Raju has been involved with Annapurna since its beginning. She is passionate about the power of teamwork for social impact. Being part of the Annapurna team has given her so many opportunities to give back. With a background in Horticulture, Savithri enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors.


Kani Maadhavan



From a very young age Kani has been imparted that a well nourished body is the first step towards physical,  emotional, and spiritual well-being and being an active part of Annapurna team is close to Kani's heart as its core mission is to get nutritious food to hungry people in need. 

She works as a web systems analyst for National Park Service. She is a fun loving person  and enjoys her time gardening, hiking and travelling with family and friends.




Sandhya Sundaram is very passionate about finding solutions, be it math problems or community hunger challenges.  Her involvement in Annapurna since it’s inception has provided her with just the opportunity to collaborate with like minded team members in making a difference for a common cause- tackling hunger in the community. Sandhya is a middle school math teacher in MCPS. During her free time she enjoys reading, singing both classical music and light music, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

Handful of grains, Bowlful of hope
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