Guwahati, 3rd & 4th November

Guwahati, 3rd & 4th November

Chai For Cancer reached the North-East corner of India, Chai country, making its maiden appearance in Guwahati (Assam) during HAEMATOCON 2017 - the annual conference of the Indian Society of Haematology & Blood Transfusion - thanks to Dr Tapan Saikia (Chair, Scientific Committee) and Dr Jina Bhattacharyya (Organizing Secretary) who kindly invited Viji Venkatesh to the event. There, along with dedicated physicians who have guided us for so many years and enthusiastic delegates, the CFC Stall was the hub of the event on both days. Kudos to the volunteers of the Assam Chapter…Read more
Bangalore, 1st October

Bangalore, 1st October

A Pure Gem An Adda that combined music and poetry and arts and crafts and brought so much of positive energy into play ... Reshma Krishnamurthy of Mums and Stories hosted a very unusual Chai for Cancer Adda at Kalpana Rao's clothing store Pari's ... From the talented young children who endearingly performed their classical music pieces to Shreya Krishnan's poetry reading session which encouraged others to share their thoughts and cancer experiences to a fun-filled hour of finger puppet making -- this was one Adda no one wanted to end. Steaming cups…Read more
Coimbatore, 24th September

Coimbatore, 24th September

Two Kind-hearted Plotters Thirupathi and Kothai became the latest hosts of a Chai for Cancer Adda - at the Community Grounds in Coimbatore on Sunday 24 Sept - drawing young and old to donate for the cause.Read more
Chandigarh, 23rd September

Chandigarh, 23rd September

The Adda in Chandigargh was 'live' on Red FM as RJ Atishay took aside guests to quiz them about what Chai meant to them. Young college students joined the Adda after hearing the mentions on air. Not even rain could not dampen spirits. A special thank you to Dr Pankaj Malhotra of PGI who graced the Adda with his presence - on his birthday! Kudos to Sahayata Cancer Kendra for the venue and Red FM.  Read more
Thane, 10th September

Thane, 10th September

Sangeeth Mohan and his wife Sheeja played the most gracious hosts in their office - Advanced Biotechnologies in Thane on Sunday 10 Sept. They are part of Jayanth Jayaprakash's team (India to Excellence 2020) - which has recently become a multi-city host supporting our cause with much enthusiasm.Read more
Pune, 4th September

Pune, 4th September

Under the benign gaze of Lord Ganesha, Pune's Chai for Cancer Adda, held on the penultimate evening of the Ganesh Festival, drew a varied crowd of supporters. Ranging from the Police Chief to the Mayor of the city and from residents of Shubash Nagar to the Municipality Staff who ke​ep  the premises clean. The Youth Brigade decided to play two games of the popular Tambola and handed over the entire ticket money collections to Chai for Cancer .Read more
Indore, 26th August

Indore, 26th August

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Indore was rocking. Thanks to some special people. FOM Manoj Dhanotiya ​of GoWeb​Baby and his​ ​​team​ ​​of ​young ​entrepreneurs ​were amazing hosts along with hospitality partner Hotel Amar Vilas. These are special moments created by very special peopleRead more
Hyderabad, 22nd & 23rd July

Hyderabad, 22nd & 23rd July

HYDERABAD: GRAVITAS & GRACE OVER A BUSY WEEKEND Back-to-back Chai for Cancer Addas over the 22-23 July weekend at the Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital, the picturesque KBR National Park and the serene Aparna Sarovar Grande, a housing colony in the suburbs of the city. People from all walks of life came together to drink to a cause. Dr Senthil Rajappa and Dr Krishna Mohan were, as always, the epitome of gravitas. Enthusiastic supporters and well-wishers and FOM hosts - City Chapter Leaders from Hyderabad. Also at hand was the irrepressible RJ Surya of…Read more
Thane, 9th July

Thane, 9th July

Inspired by the simple thought that one can make a difference in the lives of those in need of support by simply calling over friends and family over for a cup of Chai, the Vijayakars of Thane - Bobbie, Suman and their daughters Urmin and Simrin - hosted a Chai for Cancer Adda at their welcoming home. Urmin and Simrin served steaming cups of chai and hot samosas while there was an umbrella painting session in progress along with origami lessons resulting in colourful “topis”. The special Chai for Cancer umbrella is to…Read more
Mumbai, 8th July

Mumbai, 8th July

An amazing Adda at Meghana Dikshit's De Mantraa in Goregaon (Mumbai) - the ebullient host documented every guest's testimonial. Thank you Naveen and Meghana and the wonderful people who made the Adda so special. A physician by profession, Dr Meghana Dikshit has been an author, trainer & life turnaround coach for the last two decades; she founded De Mantraa – a holistic wellness centre - to transform the lives of patients by empowering them to bring about change themselves. As part of Jayant Jayaprakash’s “India to Excellence 2020” and ‘Influencing to Excel’ the…Read more