CEOs Sing for a Cause, a fundraiser organised by Genesis Foundation where Indias top CXOs enthralled the gathering with their impressive singing abilities, to save the lives of 10 critically ill children.
The event was held in association with Pernod Ricard, organised by CRI Events and supported by ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru and was a great success. Genesis Foundation raised Rs.900,000- last year to save the lives of 7 critically children; this year it was Rs.11,00,000- to save the lives 10 critically ill children.
The very talented CEOs enthused the audience with songs such as Frank Sinatras Fly Me To The Moon; Jason Mraz Im Yours; Whitney Houstons Saving All My Love; Tina Turners The Best; Simon & Garfunkels The Boxer, April Come She Will and Eric Claptons Wonderful Night among others.
Sanjay Purohit, Senior VP, Global Head of Products, Platforms and Solutions, Infosys
Geetu Verma, Executive Director, Foods, Hindustan Unilever
Chandran Sankaran, Founder & CEO, Zyme Solutions
Pankajj Chaturvedi, Executive Director & CEO, Rich Graviss Products
Manoj Nair, CEO and President, Novel Infra
Mehmood Curmally, Managing Director, Rhythm House
Sanjiv Sarin, Regional President, Tata Global Beverages, South Asia
Thomas Chandy, CMD and Chief of Orthopedics, HOSMAT Hospital
Outstanding backup music support provided by Michael Devin added to the success of the event. Later in the evening, many joined in the jamming session and some even took to dance and make the most of the great music.
Genesis Foundations fundraising events are a lot of fun for the participants and bring hope and smiles to the children we support. We have so far successfully saved the lives of over 295 critically ill children from lesser privileged families and institutions.
We are grateful for the participation of all the CEOs Sing for a Cause, which will give many more children a chance to live. We are delighted to have Pernod Ricard, ITC Gardenia, CRI Events and other participants as our sponsor for this event and look forward to their ongoing support said Prema Sagar, Founder Trustee, Genesis Foundation.
India Infoline News Service / 08:59, Sep 15, 2014
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