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]

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

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...

Kennedy Trypus, Carmel UNICEF officer and senior, showcases a piece of decoration for the Charity Ball. Club sponsor Jill Noel said the Charity Ball will take place on Feb. 14 from 7 to 10 p.m., and club members have been working on decorations and other preparations for the past few meetings.

Carmel UNICEF to host next meeting on Feb. 4, Charity Ball on Feb. 14

Grace Xu February 2, 2020

Carmel UNICEF will host its Charity Ball on Valentine's Day from 7 to 10 p.m. in Freshman Cafeteria. According to Viha Bynagari, club co-president and senior, tickets are either $10 for general admission...

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.

Carmel UNICEF to host Charity Ball on Valentine’s Day

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...

Emily Deldar, founder and president of World Smiles Mission and senior, organizes toothbrushes for World Smiles Club during SRT. Key Club collected unused dental supplies to give to Deldar for World Smiles Mission.

As today is National Philanthropy Day, local philanthropy leaders explain challenges, impact of volunteer work

Grace Xu November 15, 2019

To many, senior Emily Deldar may seem like any other student at this school. However, as the founder and president of World Smiles Mission, Deldar’s sphere of impact isn’t limited to just CHS. With...

Carmel UNICEF high school and elementary school volunteers pose for a picture before their first Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Friday run on Oct. 4. Viha Bynagari, Carmel UNICEF co-president and senior, said the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF runs will take place every Friday in October, and anyone is welcome to volunteer by DM-ing Carmel UNICEF’s Instagram.

Carmel UNICEF hosting “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” throughout October

Grace Xu October 11, 2019

Carmel UNICEF is currently hosting Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a fundraiser that will last throughout the entirety of October. According to club sponsor Jill Noel, the initiative invites people to donate...

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.

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

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...

Carmel UNICEF’s 2018-2019 officers and sponsor pose for a picture from the 2019 UNICEF Charity Ball. Club co-president Viha Bynagari said she hopes Carmel UNICEF will be able to raise at least $1000 by the end of the 2019-2020 school year, whether from another charity ball or other events such as booths at Homecoming, where club members will be selling boba. From left to right: Ayman Bolad, Riya Chinni, Muskaan Ramchandani, Jill Noel, Shubhi Sinha, Viha Bynagari [submitted photo from Carmel UNICEF]

UNICEF to have call-out meeting Sept. 10

Grace Xu September 8, 2019

Carmel UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) will have its call-out meeting of the 2019-2020 school year on Sept. 10 in room F100 right after school. The club will also be...

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Carmel UNICEF invites students to charity ball tonight to fundraise for Cyclone Idai victims

Tara Kandallu April 19, 2019

This year, Carmel UNICEF plans  to host their first charity ball, which costs $10 to attend, today from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria with booths from other humanitarian aid clubs at this school....

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.

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

Club sponsor Jill Noel works at her desk during the day. She said the donations the club collects go to the international organization through the school. PHOTO / LAXMI PALDE

UNICEF to plan bake sale during second semester

Beats February 12, 2014

UNICEF club members will plan a bake sale during the next club meeting, according to Janine Tang, club vice president and junior. The dates of the first meeting of the semester and the bake sale have...

Sponsor Jill Noel works in her classroom during the day. She said, I think that (the bake sales) don’t add a lot, but they do add money to our account. PHOTO / LAXMI PALDE

UNICEF to plan fund-raising event for second semester

Beats January 27, 2014

UNICEF will start planning a bake sale in upcoming club meetings, according to Janine Tang, club vice president and junior. The dates of the next meeting and the bake sale have not been decided yet. Sponsor...

UNICEF sponsor Jill Noel works at her desk during the day. She said she has been a sponsor for four years and said she thinks UNICEF is a worthwhile and important charity to which to contribute. PALDE / PHOTO

UNICEF to discontinue meetings for the rest of the semester, hold bake sales during second semester

Beats December 20, 2013

According to club co-president and junior Cynthia Wu, UNICEF will not have meetings until after winter break. Wu said that although the club does not have any other major events planned out for...

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