CMG Sponsors Dallas Concert to Benefit Sankara Eye Foundation

CMG Sponsors Dallas Concert to Benefit Sankara Eye Foundation In keeping with its commitment to support worthy charitable causes around the world, the ChalakMitra Group of Companies recently offered its help to the Sankara Eye Foundation or SEF, a 501(c) organization and the largest free eye care provider in the world. CMG was able to help SEF with its Dallas concert featuring Shankar Ehsaan Loy with New Generation held on May 6 at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. Shankar Eshaan Loy is a fascinating and popular music group in the Bollywood tradition. Second only to A.R. Rahman in popularity, the group features the talents of Shankar, a former Indian jingle singer who launched “Breathless,” his first album, in the 1980s. Ehsaan, the second member of the group, was also a jingle singer in Mumbai and Loy was a television writer in Delhi when the three met. After collaborating on the “Hindustani” soundtrack, the band was born. With a fresh, vibrant sound and great… Read More

Fireside Pies Holds Fundraising Event for ATO

Fireside Pies Holds Fundraising Event for ATO In the aftermath of the July 7 tragedy that occurred in Dallas, the city stood united in wanting to support Dallas law enforcement officers. The community reached out to help in any way they could and, for many restaurants, that meant offering free meals to police officers or holding fundraising events. Fireside Pies, one of the portfolio companies of the Chalak Mitra Group of Companies, wanted to help ease the tension around the city and assist with the healing process. They held a fundraising event on July 14 and donated all proceeds to the Assist the Officer foundation, which provides immediate assistance to police officers and their families in times of need. “We have a sense of duty to show support for our police officers,” said Kurtis Schart, Director of Operations for Fireside Pies. “We were honored to be able to give back to the police officers that protect and serve us daily. There’s only so much any… Read More