Sahayta volunteers organized a Diwali program for all the children currently undergoing cancer treatment at PGI hospital in Chandigarh. A local artist entertained the kids with the latest songs and even got all of them to dance along. Along with the entertainment, we provided snacks as well as a gift for each child.
Sahayta organized a walkathon at Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh to raise awareness of breast cancer, which is the most common type of cancer among Indian women, both in terms of incidence and mortality. The event was organized in association with The Times of India and Apollo Clinic. Around 700 people participated in the event
Hanima, 16, was one of our youngest members in India when she started volunteering for our organization two years ago. Since then she has put in a lot of time and effort towards our cause – from manning our booths at fundraising events in local schools, to marching hand in hand with survivors at Sahayta … Continue reading “Hanima Grewal is our new Liaison Officer”
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Every year in February, Sahayta organizes its annual day celebrations in Chandigarh. The event celebrates the gift of life and includes performances by volunteers, survivors and current patients and families who are being supported by Sahayta. We also honor our generous donors and share our organization’s achievements from the preceding year. This year our liaison … Continue reading “Hanima Grewal represents US chapter during Sahayta annual day celebrations”
Sahayta US board member, Amish Gandhi recently scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro and dedicated it to Sahayta and our mission. Here is his story… Several years ago, Guru, a friend of mine and I decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. We talked about it and planned it, but then work and life took over and I didn’t join … Continue reading “Sahayta board member conquers Kilimanjaro!”
A packed house and some great comics made our first major fundraiser in New York, “Comedy For A Cause” a big success. We were able to raise enough funds for the treatment of two cancer patients. Since we serve the underprivileged, this helps save not just the patients but also their families. We want to thank everyone … Continue reading “Comedy For A Cause – Fundraiser in New York City”