CREATING AWARENESS (CANAID)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Objectives

Can aid is a wing of Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation. The main objective of this wing is to build a well-motivated team of volunteers to support and serve the cause of preventing, treating, and curing cancer.

The volunteers, generally below the age of 40 years, will be educated and trained in dealing with various facets of cancer and the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.

The main tasks of CanAid are:
• To educate the society about cancer.
• To undertake such activities and roles as required to prevent cancer occurrence.
• To support cancer patients in collaboration with Cancer Information Centre.
• To provide psychological, social, and financial support to the needy/deserving cancer patients.
• To work along with governmental organizations in this specific task.


 
Training Programs
• Through series of audio-visual lectures.
• Through books, booklets, and educational material.

Wings of CanAid
• Public Education.
• Fund Mobilization.
• Patient Services.
• Public Causes (Action Wing).
The aim is to involve large number of youth under the wings of Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation to create awareness about Cancer and early detection of Cancer.

Here’s how you can contribute.

Be a volunteer

“Never underestimate the power of a few committed people to change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Meade We truly believe in the above lines and volunteers have been powerful catalysts and accelerators of this institute. If you're a passionate and creative individual who wants to share your skills with those in need, you've come to the right place!

Why volunteer with us?

Listen, care, and respond to the needs of those who are in need while they cope with their physical illnesses. Possibility to discover yourself by commitment to something meaningful, beyond routine life. A platform to be part of a movement that is transforming cancer care in the country.

Be a fundraiser

You can be a fundraiser by coming up with new ideas to raise money. If you have excellent communication skills and love the idea of supporting a charity, this could be the right place for you. All you need is creativity, drive, and enthusiasm to motivate people to donate funds and to come up with new fundraising ideas. Excellent organizational skills will help you plan successful events.

To volunteer, offer physical help to the patient or raise funds –

Contact Ms. Daya Pal on 080-26981130 / 080-26981000 / daya@sschrc.org

Or, Ms. Bhavana Jhaveri on 080 2698 1128 / canaid@sschrc.org
 
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