Rs 1.9 crore raised for treatment of children with cancer | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The 7th edition of the Apollo D2D Duathlon event has raised Rs 1.9 crore for the cancer treatment of children in Apollo Cancer Foundation.
The duathlon was held to spread awareness and raise funds for cancer-afflicted children.
The event took place virtually between October 15 and March 15, 2022 with 7,380 participants. Each participant updated their runs and cycling on the link that was provided to them and were provided finisher’s certificates and medals.
A cheque for Rs 1.9 crore was presented to Apollo Hospitals Group chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy by Neville J Bilimoria, founder & trustee of Neville Endeavours Foundation (NEF). NEF conducted the event.
The previous edition of the Duathlon in 2018 raised Rs 45 lakh for the Adyar Cancer Institute. The funds were used to provide treatment and support facilities to aid children and adults affected by cancer.

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