A Campus Rallies For The Cause

A Campus Rallies For The Cause

The entire faculty of the School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies (D Y Patil University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai) were gracious hosts at an Adda that lasted the full day - Friday 10 Feb 2017. Students and parents joined in the spirit of Giving.Read more
A Golden Heart to go with a Golden Voice

A Golden Heart to go with a Golden Voice

At an unique Adda on Sat 4 Feb 2017 in Powai (Mumbai) the artist with a golden heart, Shrikant Narayanan of Mahotsav Entertainment, not only sang his heart out but also invited talented singers from the crowd to join him on stage.Read more
An Adda with a silver lining

An Adda with a silver lining

Two hectic hours on the evening of 22 August 2016 at the dynamic Ahujas' home in Silver City (Noida) saw young and old, tennis-playing groups, runners’ groups and ladies’ groups mingle and raise a toast to the cause. Another Chai for Cancer Adda slips into history with smiles and conversation and support for the needy.  Read more
Givers to congregate at Resonance, SOMA Towers, Bellevue (USA)

Givers to congregate at Resonance, SOMA Towers, Bellevue (USA)

On Friday 12 August 2016, between 5 pm and 7.30 pm (Pacific Daylight Time), a group of passionate Givers will meet at the well-known performing arts & community center in Bellevue to cap a remarkable campaign: The Max Foundation's fund-raiser for patients in India - Chai for Cancer USA. To eat. To drink. And be giving. Many who would have liked to be there but cannot, have already begun using technology to donate online at  https://www.crowdrise.com/chai-for-cancer-usa-2016/fundraiser/themaxfoundation The tender heart rules.Read more
Smiles, samosas, a Gloria Gaynor classic at Pranay & Arathi’s Adda

Smiles, samosas, a Gloria Gaynor classic at Pranay & Arathi’s Adda

When Arathi of B#Sharp began to sing the Gloria Gaynor classic "I Will Survive" it was as though a new anthem had been created for everyone who has ever been touched by cancer. Truly, the song struck a chord in the hearts of everyone at Pranay Ranjan & Arathi's Adda in Bengaluru. More than three decades after its release, Gloria Gaynor had said of her 1980 Grammy-winning disco: "It feels great to have such a song like that because I get kids five and six years old telling me they like the song, and then…Read more
Chai for Cancer Season 3 on Radio One 94.3

Chai for Cancer Season 3 on Radio One 94.3

Radio One’s ‘Prince of Talk-Shows’, HrishiKay, spent an hour with Viji Venkatesh at his studios on 27 April 2016. In a wide-ranging exchange of views they covered several aspects of the crusade: the emotional connect between chai and cancer, how making it less feared and bringing it ‘home’ (parks, gardens, hospitals, friends’ places) was a way of approaching it like any other disease; the friends (e.g. Shalini Mehta, Alakta Kar, Anju Kadam and Ally Mathan of the 100 Saree Pact, Film makers Geeta and Avinash Singh) and celebrities like Salman Khan who have…Read more
Lodhi Gardens Delhi hosts first ever Chai for Cancer Adda 1 May

Lodhi Gardens Delhi hosts first ever Chai for Cancer Adda 1 May

Monuments and architectural masterpieces dating back to the 1440s. A home for exquisite flora. Manicured lawns spread across 90 acres. The Lodhi Gardens is steeped in history - the perfect setting to make history with the first ever Chai for Cancer Adda there. It started at 7.30 am catching early morning walkers, nature-lovers, fun-groups, young and old, et al and surprising all with the simplicity and depth of the message Drink to a Cause. We learnt two things: a) Delhi responds to the less fortunate b) with commitment, Addas can succeed anywhere.Read more