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Carmel UNICEF officer applications due Feb. 18, interviews start on Feb. 25

Viha Bynagari (left) and Riya Chinni (right), UNICEF co-presidents and seniors, pose for a picture right before the Charity Ball on Feb. 14. Bynagari said the club was able to raise over $1000 to donate to UNICEF USA as a result of the Charity Ball. [submitted photo from Carmel UNICEF]

Grace Xu

February 20, 2020

Carmel UNICEF’s officer applications are due Feb. 18, and the current leadership will be conducting interviews with the candidates throughout upcoming weeks starting on Feb. 25. Elections for next year’s officer positions start in early March. “Our officer applications are due on the 18th, and then...

Carmel UNICEF to host Charity Ball on Valentine’s Day

Viha Bynagari, Carmel UNICEF co-president and senior, is on the phone talking to a congressional staffer from Indiana to advocate for the end of human trafficking. On Dec. 3, Carmel UNICEF hosted its first phone-a-thon of the school year as club members called the offices of Rep. Susan Brooks, Sen. Mike Braun and Sen. Todd Young.

Grace Xu

January 10, 2020

Carmel UNICEF is currently preparing for its second annual Charity Ball which will take place on Valentine's Day, according to club sponsor Jill Noel.     “This will be our second year to (host the Charity Ball), and it’s just to raise money for UNICEF,” Noel said. “There’s fo...

UNICEF Club to sell boba at Homecoming booth on Sept. 27

Viha Bynagari, UNICEF Club co-president and senior, presents on the club’s plans for the 2019-20 school year at the Sept. 10 callout meeting. She said UNICEF Club’s homecoming booth on Sept. 27 will sell bubble tea and is usually very popular.

Grace Xu

September 23, 2019

UNICEF Club will sell boba tea during all lunches at the Freshman and Main cafeterias on Sept. 27 as part of its Homecoming booth. According to the club's co-president Viha Bynagari, part of the sales profits will go toward funding UNICEF Club activities for the year, while the rest will go toward U...

A Call for Change: UNICEF Club to host phone-a-thon to advocate for current issues

MAKING PLANS: At a UNICEF Club meeting, Viha Bynagari, club officer and sophomore, explains the phone-a-thon. Members discussed methods of bringing awareness for current issues.

Anushka Dasgupta, Reporter

February 23, 2018

ON Tuesday, the CHS united Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Club will host a phone-a-thon. According to Muskaan Ramchandani, head of UNICEF Club’s committee for advocacy and junior,  club members will call their local senators to voice their opinions on current issues during the phone-a-thon. Ramch...

Trick or Treat for a Cause: Unicef Club and House give a closer look into their Halloween-themed fund-raising events

Juniors Mandeep Dhillon, Isabella Yallapragada, and Shubhi Sinha (clockwise from top left) make bracelets as part of a Kenya Club and UNICEF initiative. The leaders plan on selling them for five dollars each to contribute to both of their causes.

Tara Kandallu, Reporter

October 26, 2017

More than 179 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. This large group reflects the heightened spirit present during the Halloween season and causes community events, such as fund-raising, to be popular at this time. House sponsor Sarah Wolff ...

World In Crisis: In recent years, new methods have emerged to help those who need it the most in times of crisis

Sophomore Mason Klain accepts his award as the first ever Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year. Klain raised over $101,000 in honor of his grandmother by using a mix of methods: social media, email, phone calling and face-to-face conversation.

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017

Sophomore Mason Klain raised over $101,000 from Jan. 12 to March 2 by sending out a message similar to this: “Hi, my name is Mason Klain, and I am running for the first ever Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year Campaign. I am running in honor of my grandma Elaine Levinson who passed...