India CSR News Network
MUMBAI: This Children’s day, over 100 children with life-threatening illnesses saw their dreams come true as their wishes were granted at a fun- filled event, organised by Cox & Kings and Make a Wish Foundation.
To help bring smiles to the faces of these children who have been undergoing painful treatments and to make them feel special, Cox & Kingsplanned the celebration across cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune.
In Mumbai, the Sion Hospital auditorium came alive with gleaming eyes and sunshine smiles as these children rejoiced dancing, singing, playing games and collecting their granted wishes. Cox & Kings employees and celebrity kids from the popular comedy TV series, Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma joined them in this celebration to make their day and applaud the fighting spirit of their parents. More than 150 employees of Cox & Kings across cities celebrated Children’s day with the kids.
Karan Anand, Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings said, “The Cox & Kings foundation is committed to helping bring positivity and joy into the lives of many children every year. Today, as the nation celebrates Children’s Day, this is our effort to reduce the pains and struggles of children with life-threatening illnesses and fill them with happiness and enjoyment to make them feel better”
Different wishes of getting Bicycles, TV, Remote control cars, Mobiles, Laptops etc. were fulfilled across India.
Cox & Kings Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Cox & Kings Ltd. Since its inception in December 2010, it has been working for the upliftment of weaker and disadvantaged sections of society. The foundation is implementing various projects in different fields such as Education, Village Development, Access to Clean Drinking Water, Disability and Animal Welfare.