Bollywood actor, Emraan Hashmi is actively involved with various cancer foundations, ever since his little son contracted the illness, of which he is now cured. He also wrote a book about his experiences that was highly appreciated by all.
He has now gone a step further, associating himself with another foundation, called 1SmallStep. This foundations aims to launch an initiative named, #1SmallStepForCancer that will work to build an emergency fund to help 1,000 children survive Cancer.
In association with Rotary Club of Mumbai Queens Necklace, this initiative was born out of the realisation of help required in the areas of funding the cure for cancer, for people with low incomes. According to Mr. Rohan Bhansali, Founder, 1SmallStep, the goal is to create an Emergency Fund of INR 1 Crore to help about 1,000 children complete their treatment and survive cancer.
The fundraises will be endorsed by various celebrities and you can contribute too through this link: https://www.1smallstepforcancer.com/. Select donors chosen through a raffle will receive celebrities’ personal and autographed merchandise as a token of gratitude to support the cause.
Speaking about this noble campaign, Emraan said, “It is disturbing reality that survival rate of child cancer in India is as low as 30%, as compared to 80% in developed countries despite availability of best medical facilities. One factor that contributes to this abysmal survival number is the midway abandonment of treatment amongst low income families. Building this Emergency Fund, will help reduce the abandonment rates.”
So, show some support, follow the link and help kids in their fight against cancer!