Bengaluru, 11th June 2016

Bengaluru, 11th June 2016

The power of a shared cup of chai Meeta Panicker's Adda epitomized what a Chai for Cancer is all about: chai, conversation, camaraderie and compassion. Friends, neighbours and strangers met for the first time, came together and spent the day sharing their own experiences with cancer, seeking and giving solace and committing to support those in need.  In moments like these a caring community is born.  Bringing Cancer into the open. Associating it with something as normal as a cup of tea. Bringing people from all walks of life to bond over and drink…Read more
Kalyan, 5th June 2016

Kalyan, 5th June 2016

Blessed. Auspicious. A friend flew in from Dubai for Friends of Max Trustee Pramod John George's Chai For Cancer Adda at his home in Kalyan on Sunday 5 June. Many from his parish kept their promise as well. And his childhood friends and school mates. It's touches like these that convince us that we are on the right track. In Sanskrit, Kalyan means "blessed" and "auspicious". Truly is the city well-named.Read more
Mumbai, 29th May 2016

Mumbai, 29th May 2016

When friends rally around to support a cause and then their friends join in , you know you are doing the right thing . On Sunday it was the turn of Anuradha and Rajesh Bhatia to open home and hearth to unending stream of family and friends who together raised innumerable cups of chai and drank to Chai for Cancer .   Young Dhruv created a simple yet powerful message that made sure guests stopped by the "shop" where his mother the beautiful Geeta Singh had put out her charming , hand painted…Read more
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
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