Sunday, 27 March 2016 16:09

Making a difference

Fashion designers, many of Delhi’s businessmen, Mehrasons Jewellers Charitable Trust and the Australian High Commission joined hands to organize Spread A Smile, a charity fundraising event with a fashion show recently. It was held at the Henry Lawson Club at the Australian High Commission

 

Vikram Baidyanath and Anish Chanana were the host for the evening supporting their friend Sangita Mehra. Further supporting the cause were Gauri and Nanika, Pia Pauro and Malini Ramani.

 

 “Spread A Smile” was launched by Sangita Mehra with an intention towards the overall improvement of one of the most vulnerable sections of our society; the destitute children that live on the streets and beg at traffic lights. Started in 2005 with ten children, Spread A Smile currently works with approximately 170 children that are between 4 to 17 years old.

 

Her Excellency, Ms. Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner designate to India said she ‘was privileged to be part of such a wonderful event, raising funds for the street children of Delhi so they could have an education.’ She praised the work of Sangita Mehra,  describing her as an ‘inspiring, connected and passionate woman, looking to change the lives of young people, particularly young women.’ She aslo thanked the Delhi community for coming out to support the cause.

 

The event was held at the Australian High Commission as a number of diplomats and families have been involved in supporting the school since 2015. 

  

Seen at the event were Gunita Sodhi, Ammu Saidi, Ameeta Seth, Priyanka Sethi, Divya Gurwara, Anish Chanana, Divya Chanana, Ajay Mehra, Anita Bajaj, Piya Pauro, Malini Ramani, Gauri & Nainika, Amit Wadhera, Fatima Karan, Ambika Seth, Deepa Sama, Pushpanjali & Rohtash Chawla, Mini Shastri, Diwakar Shastri, Akhil Nath, Atul & Sonu Wasan, Ramneek Pantal, Tanisha Mohan, Sunaini Sarin, Isha Rajpal, Pallavi Singh Rathore, Neeva Jain, Nitya Bharany, Rohan Jetley, Anjali Chawla to name a few.

 

Spread A Smile will be establishing a vocational training and skill development center that will help in keeping the children off the streets permanently soon and help them get jobs too.. Those who are interested in supporting the cause can volunteer time to become a mentor, or by providing a job, or through sponsoring a training program or skill development program of some external agency and/or through any other method that is appropriate.

 

How to be a boss lady like Pratiti Rajpal, General Manager, Ronil Goa and make sure the team is always smiling

How to be a boss lady like Pratiti Rajpal, General Manager, Ronil Goa and make sure the team is always smiling

27 May 2024

You can catch her sharing lunch with her team, while discussing feedbacks from the guests and jotting down pointers on her no...

2025 will see the launch of the stunning Saadiyat Cultural District at Abu Dhabi

2025 will see the launch of the stunning Saadiyat Cultural District at Abu Dhabi

25 May 2024

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has reaffirmed that Saadiyat Cultural District, along with...

Let Nitin Kohli make your home decor feel coveted

Let Nitin Kohli make your home decor feel coveted

23 May 2024

Located at the sophisticated One Style Mile in Delhi's Mehrauli area near Qutub Minar, which houses many of the well known I...

Ronil Goa - JDV By Hyatt Relaunches With A Fun Vibe

Ronil Goa - JDV By Hyatt Relaunches With A Fun Vibe

02 May 2024

There's a youthful vibe that awaits you when you enter the boutique resort Ronil Goa-Part of JDV by Hyatt. That is once you m...

Innovative Design Group's Beautiful Experience Centre in Delhi Launched

Innovative Design Group's Beautiful Experience Centre in Delhi Launched

25 April 2024

Innovative Design Group (IDG) launched its 'Innovative Design Studio (IDS) at their stunning experience centre in Okhla, in...

The Nautilus Maldives collaborates with Ananda in the Himalayas India

The Nautilus Maldives collaborates with Ananda in the Himalayas India

25 April 2024

The Nautilus Maldives announced 2024 collaboration with Ananda in the Himalayas. Nestled in the Himalayan foothills, the birt...

Glass And Lighting Architect Arjun Rathi Collaborates With Glass Sculptor Grant Garmezy of USA

Glass And Lighting Architect Arjun Rathi Collaborates With Glass Sculptor Grant Garmezy of USA

04 April 2024

Architect and lighting designer Arjun Rathi of Rural Modern Glass Studio recently collaborated with glass sculptor Grant Garm...

Bentley Showcases First Mulliner Bespoke Edition created exclusively for the Indian Market.

Bentley Showcases First Mulliner Bespoke Edition created exclusively for the Indian Market.

08 March 2024

The appetite for luxury car market is on a rise with an ever-growing rank of millionaires in India. It is no wonder than tha...

Jade at The Claridges, New Delhi, Shines With A New Makeover And A New Menu

Jade at The Claridges, New Delhi, Shines With A New Makeover And A New Menu

16 February 2024

By Arati Thapa Dining at the Jade brings back a host of memories as I presume it does for a lot of Delhites. It has been the...

Say Merry Christmas With These Stylish Ideas For Decor And Gifts.

Say Merry Christmas With These Stylish Ideas For Decor And Gifts.

20 December 2023

Step into the enchanting world of Christmas as we guide you through a curated list of ideas to elevate your festive season. I...