February 15-16, 2014
Cancer Crusaders of CURE Foundation organized a world-class golf tournament on February 15 and 16. The event titled ‘Cancer Crusaders Invitation Cup-2014’, the third biennial edition, fund raiser and awareness initiative, took place at Hyderabad Golf Club. This was announced by Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Sunday.
The tournament was followed by a Celebrity Playoff cocktail dinner at Novotel Convention Centre. The famous couple Mr and Mrs Akkineni and Amala Nagarjuna showed their support to the Cancer Crusaders cause by participating in the Celebrity Playoff together with celebrities and opinionated leaders like actors Ms Samantha and Ms Madhu Shalini, fashion designer Ms Asmita Marwa, the captain of Indian Women's Cricket team Ms Mithali Raj, fitness trainer Ms Dinaz Vervatwala, the executive director of Apollo Life Ms Upasana Kamineni and Dr. P. Shashikala Reddy.
CURE Foundation used the money raised at the event to provide high quality cancer treatment to underprivileged children and to combat cancer by raising awareness about the importance of prevention and early detection.
"Both sports and helping people however I can are very important things to me. This is a great event that combines both. Being asssociated with a noble cause like this delights me”.
- Sania Mirza, Indian Tennis player; CCIC 2014