DRIVE AGAINST CANCER
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
India’s most well-known NGO in the cancer space for the past 65 years, “Indian Cancer Society” has announced their annual fundraiser golf tournament “Drive Against Cancer”, scheduled for Friday, 28th August 2020. The minimum donation amount is INR 6500 but please be generous at the time of entry.
The Charity Golf Tournament will be played at the historic Delhi Golf Club which has been recently redesigned by Gary Player so it’s an opportunity to experience the fabulous new modernised green complexes and attractive bunkering. The new look course recently received rave reviews from top Indian professional golfers who played the course for the first time.
The annual charitable tournament raises funds towards facilitating cure, rehabilitation for the underprivileged patients besides creating awareness, encouraging early detection among the masses, and offering support to survivors.
There will be attractive giveaways for all participants and prizes in several categories plus lucky draws. The lucky draws and winners will be announced soon after the game and it is not mandatory to be present to win.
Indian Cancer Society was established in 1951 by Dr. D.J. Jussawalla and Mr. Naval Tata as India’s first voluntary, non-profit, national organization for Awareness, Screening, Cure and Survivorship of those affected with this disease.
Indian Cancer Society has been doing sterling work in fighting cancer across India. It has been and continues to be the beacon of hope for thousands of our poor cancer affected brethren. The extent of help required is phenomenal. The society is entirely dependent on public support for its various activities including for financing the treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients and for spreading the cancer awareness of its early detection.
• Creating nationwide awareness of cancer, tobacco as a risk factors, survivorship, and encouraging regular checkups for early detection increasing the chances of cure and economic burden of treatment in an advanced stage.
• Providing for the early detection of cancer through cancer screening centers and mobile cancer Screening camps across India, for the underprivileged.
• Providing funds for the treatment of cancer for poor cancer patients across India through empanelled hospital
• Providing support during and after treatment to poor cancer patients through accommodation, rehabilitation, and survivor support groups.
• Gathering and collating data through the population-based cancer registry for Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad (ICS is the only NGO to run a cancer registry), and providing analytic and projected reports on the incidence of cancer.
• Providing a medium for the dissemination of information and research findings to the medical fraternity through the Indian Journal of Cancer.