Thousands attend CanSupport's walk to celebrate life
CanSupport organized its 11th Walk for Life: Stride against cancer, an initiative to show support to cancer patients, spread awareness among the masses, honour those lost to cancer and raise funds for CanSupport's palliative home care services for people with cancer in Delhi/NCR. The chief guest was Ms Jeannie Mulford, also a guiding force behind the event, who flagged off the Walk along with Ms Gursharan Kaur, wife of Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday Feb. 4th, 2018.
Ms Kaur is chief patron of the Walk for Life and has been leading from the front since its inception. Other dignitaries who attended the Walk included Ms Mary Carlson - Deputy Chief of Mission US Embassy, Ms Renu Sharma - President BSF Wives Welfare Association (BWWA), Ms Mohini Daljeet Singh - Head Max India Foundation, Ms Vasvi Bharat Ram - President FLO, Mr. Pratyush Kumar- President Boeing International along with Ms Harmala Gupta, Founder-President CanSupport. The Walk also saw schoolchildren, corporate heads and people from all sections of society who gathered to mark World Cancer Day and express solidarity with those affected by cancer. Cancer survivor and patients participated in a lap of honour to show courage and give out a message of hope.
Activities included BSF Band, Zumba, Djembe drummers, cyclists, skaters, dance performance and fun corner that offered tattoos, face painting and nail art to celebrate life and reiterate that there is life beyond and after cancer.
The 2018 Walk for Life was sponsored by Boeing and was co-sponsored by Ambience Interiors.