Cancer Research – UNITED SIKHS Blog Recognize The Human Race As One Fri, 01 Sep 2017 23:45:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Part 2: Students on cancer awareness in Sri Mukhtsar Sahib. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 20:04:20 +0000 Sri Mukhtsar Sahib


Sri Mukhtsar Sahib may not a big city with big educational institutes but over time some of the educational institutions have emerged as sought after ones atleast pulling students from north Indian states, also not to forget is the famous Government College, Mukhtsar will have highest number of seats in the area. The United Sikhs team went to 5 colleges of different educational fields for awareness campaign on awareness on cancer and organic agriculture and also to check the awareness level of the students studying in the area.

The team first reached the Khalsa College, Mukhtsar followed by Guru Nanak B.Ed College, Mai Bhago Medical College, Guru Nanak Ayruveda College and Govt. College Mukhtsar where a brief presentation was given regarding what the problem is in order to sensitise them. There after solutions were sought from them upon the issue. Students came up with solutions, some of them were specific according to their educational field. For example, the ayruvedic college students came up with a traditional therapy which is less painful and B.Ed students gave ways to sensitise students, specially the small ones which take their message home for their parents. Students from farm background gave their experiences and the problem and also expressed their unwillingness to go for organic farming as their task is huge with no results in terms of good yield.

Overall the awareness level of the students is low in the region when it comes to cancer and other problems which the city is facing right now. According to them it is the state government work to correct the situation in the city. Though some mentioned global warming, pesticides in the farm, uranium in underground as the problem but they were unsure of the same as it all came in the news. After talking to the authorities, an attempt to set awareness drives was made which can be done at a later stage for a beginning for better days ahead.


Amitoj Singh
Coordinator, UNITED SIKHS India

Race For Life-Cancer Research Tue, 19 May 2009 01:33:35 +0000 Cancer Research UKPLEASE JOIN US – In a Fun Run (Race for Life) to raise funds for Cancer Research

Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Vaheguru ji Ki Fateh!

Dear Volunteers, especially those living or holidaying in the UK, we  invite you to join the UNITED SIKHS Team as we help raise money for Cancer Research UK.  This is a Women only race, but the Men are welcome to come and support and provide us langar after our hard work – if we’re lucky! 
Those of you who can’t make it – please sponsor the UNITED SIKHS TEAM on this link:
Race for Life is Cancer Research UK’s flagship event. It brings together thousands of women each year to walk, jog or run 5km and raise money to beat cancer. Almost everyone will have known of someone affected by this disease. Cancer Research UK works hard to improve their understanding of cancer and develop better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease.
Now in its sixteenth year, Race for Life is the UK’s largest women-only fundraising event and this year, UNITED SIKHS would like to invite volunteers, your friends, families to take part in a race. The best thing is that you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic and you don’t even have to run! This is truly something almost anyone can do.
How to join:
Places are going fast so we advise that you complete the following actions by Sunday 24th May (this weekend). Please read all the steps below before proceeding to register:
1.       This is the date and time of the race
 London Hyde Park, Sunday 19th July, 11am Start.
2.          Click on ‘London Hyde Park’ link above and register your details.
3.          When registering add the ‘company name’ as UNITED SIKHS.
4.          Email us with your name and details, T-shirts size and your Member number (you will get this upon registering to the race). We will then add you to UNITED SIKHS fundraising page as a Team Member. We will contact you with further information.
5.          Get everyone to sponsor you! Send this link to everyone you know
That’s all for now – we look forwarded to running, jogging, walking or even crawling with you soon! 

Harsharen Kaur
A bit more info:
For further information please see the Race for life website
– Cancer Research UK is a registered charity No. 1089464  
– Race for Life charge Entry costs of £12.99 per person which goes towards organizing the race.
– We will all be wearing New UNITED SIKHS T-Shirts which you will collect from us on the day – (we may need to charge a small amount for this – we’re investigating)
– If you can’t make this race feel free to run, or organise a race in your locality – check the website for details.