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Cancer Institute Foundation

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Sundara Bhavanam

Sundara Bhavanam
Meenakshi Temple Auditorium
Houston, TX

Cancer Institute Foundation and Meenakshi Theaters of Houston joined to present a fundraiser Sundara Bhavanam, a full length Tamil comedy play. The show was co-sponsored by Bharati Kalai Manram of Houston. This is the first event jointly presented by CIF and Meenakshi Theaters. The show was a run away success. It was well attended and the audience enjoyed the comedy play. We received many positive feedback.

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Jboy Jgirls


Jboy Jgirls – Tamil Comdey Play
Castro Valley Center for the Arts
19501 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Medal Nadaga Manram along with Cancer Institute Foundation staged a full length Tamil comedy play. Bay Area local talents entertained the audience. The show was sold out and was a huge success. Check out the event poster here.

New Year 2022

Sunnyvale Hindu Temple
750 Persian Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Continuing our tradition CIF distributed coffee to all the devotees that came to the temple. Due to the pandemic we could not do this service last year. We are glad that we were able to continue it this year. Our dedicated volunteers distributed about 1,500 coffee throughout the day. We thank our volunteers, devotees who stopped by and our donors and patrons. We wish you all a happy and pandemic free new year 2022!

Saaral 2021

Saaral 2021

Saaral – Magnificent Seven

ancer Institute Foundation hosted its annual fundraiser Tamil Ligth Music program via online. Bharati Tamil Sangam and Seattle Tamil Sangam joined as co-hosts. The entertaining music show was presented by the talented loacal band VDAZE. The whole event was beautifully compered by Bosskey. He enthralled the audience with his unique brand of humor and made sure that the show kept its tempo from the beginning to end. We thank all our volunteers, sponsors and donors for the success of the show.

If you missed the show you can watch it at Please donate generously at

Music From the Heart

CIF joined with Bharati Tamil Sangam, Sacramento Tamil Mandram, Tokyo Tamil Sangam and Tamil Makkal Manram to bring a musical evening by the prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram. He was joined by this fater and sister Amirthavarshini. The event was compered by Bosskey. The team performed in Chennai and the entire show was broadcast online globally. This event was conducted as a memorial for Dr. V. Shanta who passed away on January 19, 2021. Team of doctors and board members from the Adayar Cancer Institute joined to pay homage and tribute to Dr. V. Shanta.