Hyderabad logs its second Adda of the year

Hyderabad logs its second Adda of the year

Hyderabad was host to its second Adda of the year - this time at GBR Park Jubilee Hills on Sunday 22 May - with young and old alike turning up to the call from the Hyderabad-based Friends of Max Team led by Pramod Agarwal and Vicky Vatnani. The popular haunt for early-morning walkers was heavily branded with Chai for Cancer and Friends of Max messages. Thanks also to Red FM for the pre-Event publicity and all our well-wishers in the splendid city who have supported our awareness campaign and fund-raising drive every year.…Read more
Tata Memorial Hospital hosts an Adda

Tata Memorial Hospital hosts an Adda

An institution that never changes and unfailingly welcomes the kind-hearted. Interspersed with the business of the Max Foundation's annual May Meet, Friends of Max and its supporters spread the message that the poor need all the support and encouragement to overcome steep odds. Unsurprisingly, all donors had hearts of gold.      Read more
A class couple host a classy Adda

A class couple host a classy Adda

This was one for the Chai Adda annals. One of the classiest Addas was held at Alakta and Salim's home in Thane on 22 May replete with tasteful decor, variety of cuisine and distinguished company. No one forgot that the excellent evening was intended for the less fortunate. Good sense. Good taste.Read more
Three in a row…

Three in a row…

...for Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre No praise can be too high for Dr Dinesh Bhurani and his team at Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre who along with the resourcefulness of Anil Nagpal and the Friends of Max Delhi City Chapter team, logged a third consecutive Chai Adda at their hospital, winning hearts and our grateful thanks.Read more
#Chaifies !

#Chaifies !

"A Selfie with your morning cup of Chai please,"   said Region Head in South Asia for Max Foundation . Viji Venkatesh , as Chai for Cancer Day (her brainchild and unique awareness and fundraising tool to raise funds for their patient group arm Friends of Max) dawned on Sunday . And the Chaifie was born. And they are still coming in. Here are a few that came in first ; from Singapore to Slovenia , Mumbai to Minnesota , Bangalore and Pune to Norway !Read more
A simple thought travels across continents

A simple thought travels across continents

In far-away Slovenia, The Max Foundation took time out from the CML Horizons Annual Meet 2016 for a cup of chai that in one stroke linked two continents. The power of a simple, yet endearing idea. Who would have thought an idea that was born 3 years ago would now span households all over India today and is on the threshold of other countries as well.Read more
CFC Adda in Bhopal 7-8 May

CFC Adda in Bhopal 7-8 May

Bhopal logged two consecutive Adda days – one at Navodaya Hospital (our grateful thanks to Dr Shyam Agarwal) and another at Friends of Max J P Tiwari's residence - together drawing over 100 family members – a tribute to the city’s people for taking time out from their daily schedule to come, drink to a cause and donate.Read more
Ahmedabad, 8th May 2016

Ahmedabad, 8th May 2016

Ahmedabad starts the first of its back-to-back Sunday morning Addas 8 May While crowds enjoyed the atmosphere of Happy Streets in Ahmedabad's C G Road, several found time to Drink to the Cause and donate at the Chai for Cancer drive. FOM was present in force lead by powerhouse Ushakantji.Read more
A simple idea whose time has come

A simple idea whose time has come

As Viji reflected: “152 people walked into our little apartment yesterday and filled our home and hearth and hearts with their generous love and compassion. What a testament to a simple idea of #drinktoacause #raiseyourcup #adda #loving #giving” There were patients, advocates, physicians, family, friends, bikers, neighbours, strangers who read Salman Khan's tweets or who heard Red FM RJs or Radio One's HrishiKay ... they all came together as one to raise their cup of chai and drink to a cause at Viji's home and kicked off Chai for Cancer 2016 in great style.Read more
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