Last week marked a momentous occasion as the IKCA (Imran Khan Cancer Appeal) hosted a splendid event to extend heartfelt thanks to approximately 500 of its generous donors. This grand event unfolded over two days, on Thursday 25th and the following Saturday 27th, at the exquisite Royal Nawab in Perivale, creating an ambiance of gratitude and unity.
A Gathering of Esteemed Guests and Dignitaries:
The event was graced by the presence of Dr. Faisal Sultan, CEO of Shaukat Khanam Memorial Cancer Hospital, along with the dedicated trustees of IKCA. Their presence underscored the significant impact of the organization in the realm of cancer care and support.
Celebrating 29 Years of Pioneering Cancer Care:
Hosted by the charismatic Aatif Nawaz, the dinner event was not just a celebration but a poignant reminder of the 29 years of unwavering commitment to cancer care. It was an occasion to honor the supporters and visionaries who transformed the dream of Shaukat Khanam into a reality.
A Milestone Partnership: Farani Taylor and Imran Khan Cancer Appeal (IKCA):
In a significant development, Farani Taylor has recently formed a partnership with Imran Khan Cancer Appeal (IKCA) to provide Wills & Estate planning services. This collaboration marks a crucial step in offering comprehensive support to those affected by cancer. The Farani Taylor team was present at the event, showcasing their commitment and raising awareness about this vital service.
The Importance of Islamic Wills: Insights by Shaykh Suliman Gani:
Adding a unique and informative dimension to the event, Shaykh Suliman Gani, a renowned scholar on Farani Taylor’s panel, delivered an enlightening talk on the importance of Islamic Wills. His discourse provided valuable insights into this often-overlooked aspect of legacy
planning in the Islamic community.
Representing a Unified Front:
The event also saw active participation from Mr. Amin Chishti, Public Relations Manager, and Mr. Zahur Chaudhry, Head of Islamic Wills at Farani Taylor, along with Maryam Jadoon. Their presence and contributions added to the significance of the event, highlighting the collaborative efforts of various individuals and organizations in supporting cancer care and awareness.
A Night to Remember:
As the evening concluded, it was clear that the event was more than just a fundraiser or a thank-you dinner. It was a powerful testament to the enduring spirit of compassion, dedication, and unity that drives IKCA and its supporters. The gathering not only celebrated past achievements but also ignited a renewed commitment to continue the fight against cancer, with the support of partnerships and the community.
In these moments of reflection and celebration, we are reminded of the power of collective effort and the difference it can make in the lives of those battling cancer. Here’s to many more years of making a difference, together.