Mumbai, 30th June 2019

Mumbai, 30th June 2019

Adda in Mulund 30 June Host Devendra Naidu's CFC Adda in Mulund on 30 June featured well-wishers who donated handsomely, as well as a fine eco-friendly-based fundraiser avenue for FOM.  Bringing a special touch so typical of Mumbai at this time of the year ...was the unveiling of the beautiful, eco-friendly Ganesh idols for the upcoming Ganesh festival. And the announcement of Pray for a Cause, which dedicates a 10% contribution of sales to Friends of Max.Read more
Khargarh, 29th June 2019

Khargarh, 29th June 2019

An Oasis in the monsoons Braving the monsoon rains in an oasis of fun and giving: the Chai for Cancer Adda hosted by Ankana Kirtania and Rufina Chandran at Regency Gardens, Khargarh (29 June). Add to that the usual suspects - garam chai and crisp pakoras, engaging conversation and the sharing cancer stories.Read more
Mumbai, 25th June 2019

Mumbai, 25th June 2019

This was a first for Chai for Cancer ... A Hotel hosting an Adda for its special guests - their own team and staff. The Fern Hotel in Goregaon Adda was special indeed. Instead of being served their afternoon tea as is customary in their cafeteria, on June 25th , all of the hotel staff, from their General Manager to their HR teams, their Chefs and their Security, each one of them came to the Adda on the lawns of their Coffee Shop Al Fresco and donated their cup of chai to the…Read more
Tea Stories

Tea Stories

There can be few better tales from tea gardens that those featured in "Indian Chai Stories" : simple yet distinctive, with a strong local flavour and upholding a spirit that cuts across geographies and binds a worldwide community.  The drink that "cheers but does not inebriate" has much in common with the fundraiser and advocacy platform called "Chai for Cancer' which is now in its sixth season and has hosted Addas all over India. A recent host of a fundraiser succinctly described the concept of Chai for Cancer as "a friendly approach to…Read more
Thane, 2nd June 2019

Thane, 2nd June 2019

"A friendly approach to the strong word called cancer" is how Rohini, who along with Chirodeep and Freny and Spices & Friends, hosted a lively Adda at her home in Thane, describes Chai for Cancer Addas. The bill of fare included music, conversation, and exquisite snacks, smiles and GivingRead more
Kolkata, 26th May 2019

Kolkata, 26th May 2019

OH! CALCUTTA! The must-do Adda at Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial Gardens in the early hours of Sunday 26 May with FOM volunteers and  the immensely supportive 93.5 Red FM Kolkata teamRead more
Kolkata, 22nd May 2019

Kolkata, 22nd May 2019

The Adda at Tata Medical Center Kolkata 22 May: Dr Reena Nair and her team at TMC have always been gracious hosts. Every year. Taking time out from their busy schedule to devote time to Chai for Cancer, now in its 6th year. Thank you to TMC and 93.5 RED FM for being so supportive.Read more
Lodhi Gardens, 19th May 2019

Lodhi Gardens, 19th May 2019

The Tradition Continues: Lodhi Garden was the venue for another early Sunday-morning Adda (19 May) this one drawing a Gurgaon-based biker group GHOSTS, friends and strangers, with our Radio Partners 93.5 RED FM in support. All for a cause.Read more
Delhi, 18th May 2019

Delhi, 18th May 2019

RGCI Delhi 18 May The Adda at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute in Delhi (on Sat 18 May), courtesy hosts Dr Dinesh Bhurani & FOM Delhi, was supported by our Radio Partners, 93.5 Red FM. The medical fraternity has offered steadfast support to FOM in its fundraising and advocacy efforts.Read more
Chai for Cancer on air

Chai for Cancer on air

Ajim Mulani Producer of the Morning Show at 93.5 RED FM was at Viji's Adda on Sunday 12 May and spoke to six-year-old Aashana who is telling him why she is at the #chaiforcanceradda - This young grand-daughter of Jayant and Geeta Duvedi was composed and aware. Both her grandparents, Friends of Max City Chapter Leaders, have walked the cancer walk and today are pillars of their community in Pune,  and role models and an inspiration for so many. "I am here", she says, "to attend the Chai for Cancer Adda because this Adda will…Read more