Pune: Club Oasis hosted a
Diwali party for the patients on 4 November. Pidilite sponsored the glass
painting kits for a very enjoyable creative activity and Penosh sponsored the
travel. Special Diwali sweetmeats and savouries were distributed along with the
special Diwali meal.
Mumbai: A Breast Cancer Meet was organised on 6 November at CPAA's Sumer Kendra
office to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month. Lymphodema Specialist and survivor
Mamta Goenka addressed the gathering about post-surgery care. She carefully
explained the do's and don'ts after surgery and how to keep fit with regular
exercises. She cleared patients' doubts and encouraged them to stay positive and
to try and lead a normal life.
Mumbai: A special screening of the movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was organised on
12 November at Globus Cinema, Bandra for 150 childhood cancer patients on the
occasion of Diwali.
New Delhi: On the
occasion of Diwali, CPAA's zealous student volunteer Snehal Bindra
organised a diya-making workshop in CPAA's playroom at AIIMS on 12
November. She also distributed biscuits, juices, sweets, toys and woolen
clothes in the wards and to the children visiting the Day Care ward.
Mumbai: A Cancer
Screening and Early Detection Camp was held on 27 November at Dharmalaya
Social Brahmapur Welfare Centre, Imphal, Manipur for 500 women. It was
sponsored by General Insurance Corporation of India.
New Delhi: Global Charity Foundation has been supporting CPAA, New Delhi
in making treatment possible and saving lives of several childhood
cancer patients. On 27 November the beneficiaries of this project were
invited to enjoy a Broadway style musical show Abhimanyu at the Kingdom
of Dreams, Gurgaon as a part of the Children's Day celebrations. They
were truly mesmerized by the grandeur and extravaganza of the show.
Prior to the show they visited the Culture Gully sky dome to see
interesting street performances. The members of The Lioness Club served
special home cooked food and desserts to the all attendees.
Pune: A special screening of the movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was
organised at Cinepolis on 14 December for patients and their care
Pune: A Breast
Screening Camp was organised for the housekeeping staff of the Bishop's
School, Undri on 5 December. Some people were advised to undergo further
Pune: Four Points by
Sheraton opened their door and graciously welcomed CPAA's patients
with their relatives for a Christmas Party on 22 December. They
were treated to high tea and snacks. The Christmas gifts were sponsored
by Gabriel India Ltd.
Mumbai: 100 childhood
cancer patients were treated to a Christmas Party on 18 December at the
Radio Club, Colaba, Mumbai. The children had an enjoyable evening in the
midst of music, dance, games and delicious festive snacks. They left
with smiles, memories and a Christmas goodie bag.
New Delhi: The SMILE
group spread yuletide cheer by organising a Christmas Party at the
Day-care Pediatric Wards of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences
(AIIMS) on 23 December. The children played Antakshari and danced to
their favorite Bollywood songs followed by cutting the Christmas cake
with Mrs. Hukku, Director of the Delhi Branch. After the party, Santa
visited the pediatric wards and distributed goody bags.