Event Recap

Life Lessons from Chandrika Tandon

CH2 Hosts Cocktails and Conversation Event at the Harvard Club By Lavina Melwani – Read more at Lassi with Lavina ‘Compassion’ is a word not often used by CEOs and powerhouses of the corporate world but this was the secret mantra, the secret sauce handed over to young aspiring entrepreneurs and would-be taipans by Chandrika Tandon, […]

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2015 Gala raises over $1 Million for children’s education

The 2015 Children’s Hope India Gala set a new record with its Educate India initiative raising over $ 1 million for children’s education in India. Over 450 guests attended the very successful event on October 11 at Pier Sixty in Manhattan, NYC, where Prakash Melwani and Manjul Bhargava were honored for their contributions to the […]

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Ladies Who Lunch for a Cause

250 women turned up for a fabulous Spring Luncheon at Swan Club in Long Island organized by Children’s Hope India to support the children living in homeless shelters in New York City.

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Recap: An Evening in Kashmir

Life-size peacocks, filigreed gold pillars and small pools of rose petals and lotuses—a little piece of Kashmir was recreated at our “Evening in Kashmir” gala at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan on October 12. Guests even got a chance to saunter near the iconic Dal Lake—in spirit at least—as they posed for family photographs before this famous body of water.

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Viva Calcutta – A tribute to the vibrant city of  Tagore

This Dusshera the Goddess Durga herself descended to earth in a powerful tableaux at the Children’s Hope India Gala – Viva Calcutta on October 13, 2013. Over 430 guests who came to this fundraiser for children’s health and education at Pier Sixty in Chelsea Piers, New York, saw this breath-taking 200 1b idol seated in a pandal of radiant hues of red, gold and orange.

A day of celebration indeed as it was not only Dusshera and the last day of the Bengali Puja holidays but also an evening to enjoy the seductive charms of the city of Calcutta, now known as Kolkata. The festive evening, which had a keynote address by Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, raised $450,000 for CHI projects.

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CHI Luncheon 2014

What better way to celebrate New York than to enjoy its panoramic views, its shopping and food – and at the same time help its most vulnerable residents – the children in the city’s homeless shelters? Children’s Hope India (CHI) Spring Luncheon at Water’s Edge in Long Island City, Queens, raised $25,000 on May 7, 2014.
A highlight of the spring luncheon was the presence of the noted culinary authority and actress Madhur Jaffrey and her daughter, the actress Sakina Jaffrey who is currently so popular in ‘House of Cards’. Both received the CHI Woman of Distinction Awards and made some insightful remarks about succeeding as women in the world of the arts in America. It was also a great photo opportunity day for over 200 guests to take photos with the two much admired celebrities.

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