The Akshaya Patra Foundation USA

Akshaya Patra means the unlimited bowl of abundance and sustenance. The organization began its operations in the year 2000 by serving 1,500 meals to a small group of local schools. With the vision to eliminate classroom hunger, Akshaya Patra has since scaled to serve over 1.8 million meals to children in 19,257 government schools across 14 States in India daily. Our Mid-day Meal program will reach 5 million children by 2025. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we served over 182 million meals (Between March 2020 to September 2021) to individuals and families in need.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|94.69 Score


(4/4)|92.5 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

6800 Owensmouth Avenue
Suite 230
Canoga Park, CA 91303