Mumbai, August 23rd, 2023: Oberoi Mall, one of the trendiest malls in the western suburbs of Mumbai, celebrated the first anniversary of ‘The Fun Bunch ‘on August 20th and 21st 2023. ‘The Fun Bunch’ is an initiative launched a year ago, on the occasion of World Senior Citizen's Day. This initiative has successfully created an enriching space for the elderly in association with the Adhata Trust.
The young enthusiastic team of Goodfellows embraced the festivities on August 21st, 2023, wherein they organized sessions focused on enhancing mind and movement for the elderly participants along with a host of fun activities. Goodfellows is India’s first companionship start-up for the elderly.
The anniversary festivity was held to celebrate a year filled with new and strong bonds, shared moments of laughter, and memorable experiences. The event was divided into two exciting sessions, with Adhata Trust thoughtfully organizing a variety of enjoyable and fun-filled activities for the enthralled participation of senior citizens, who attended the anniversary celebrations.
The Fun Bunch is an event tailored for senior citizens with an objective to engage them in fun activities and make their visit to the mall a memorable one. Along with this initiative, the mall has also launched additional services which are provided on request such as electric wheelchairs, porters service, reading glasses and adult diapers, to make their experience at the mall hassle free.
Mr. Sameep Pathak, Chief Executive Officer – Mall, Oberoi Realty expressed, "The Fun Bunch anniversary celebration is a source of great pride for us. Witnessing the happiness and camaraderie that The Fun Bunch has cultivated over the past year has been truly heartwarming. We extend our sincere gratitude to partners like Adhata Trust and Goodfellows for joining hands with us on this journey. Moving forward, The Fun Bunch remains dedicated to creating a haven of happiness and engagement for our beloved seniors."
Ms. Clara D’souza, Chief Operations Officer - Adhata Trust said, “The Fun Bunch has proved to be an excellent initiative. The joint partnership between Oberoi Mall and Adhata Trust has worked tremendously well. We now have a group of over 35 persons who regularly participate in the Fun Bunch. Given its success, and reach, I think it would be beneficial to all of us, if we extended this program to include special feature camps for the elderly or make it a bi-monthly event. I look forward to continuing our partnership with Oberoi Mall and working together to build community with our senior citizens.”
Oberoi Mall's dedication to this endeavor stands firm, with the ongoing mission to nurture a haven where seniors can also enjoy themselves by creating cherished memories, fostering connections, and embracing a life enriched by lively interactions and conversations.
About Oberoi Mall:
The Oberoi Mall is located at Goregaon (East) on the Western Express Highway and offers almost 5.52 lakh square feet of fashion, Food and Leisure. It has occupied a significant position in the minds of customers and retailers. By reflecting and enabling customers' lifestyles and delivering affordable luxury with a 'customer first' philosophy, the Mall has distinguished itself as something truly special on the retail landscape. Pioneered by the real estate development company, Oberoi Realty Ltd. Oberoi Mall has found a unique niche amongst quality-conscious and discerning customers and offers facilities that include two levels of the basement with a parking capacity for approximately 1,000 vehicle parking, a large central atrium with natural light, elevators and escalators for internal circulation, central air-conditioning, and an integrated building management system.
The Oberoi Mall is India’s first LEED V4.1 O+M Platinum USGBC certified retail destination. The Mall also houses brands like Zara, Marks & Spencer, Lifestyle, Sephora, SSBeauty, Forevermark, Tanishq, GKB Opticals, Croma, Unicorn, Nike, Puma, Asics, Levi’s, Starbucks, Allen Solly, Helios, Ethos, The Bombay Store, The Souled Store, Fabindia, Social, MOD, McDonald's and so on. Mall also caters to entertainment brands like Timezone, Play N Learn, PVR Icon with 6 screens including Play House (dedicated to kids) and many more. for more information kindly visit https://www.oberoimall.com
About Adhata Trust:
Adhata Trust is an NGO committed to fostering an inclusive society for the elderly by promoting Positive Aging and Successful Aging in place. Adhata runs Holistic Well-Being Centers for older people, at multiple locations in the city, and conducts online sessions for the homebound. Adhata is working to launch its first Day Care Center, as well as a Long-term Care facility in Panvel. Adhata is the institutional partner for the Senior Citizen Run of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024.
Goodfellows is India’s first companionship start-up for the elderly. With the aim of connecting senior citizens with young companions to foster authentic and meaningful intergenerational friendships in their sunset years. Every month, the senior community of Goodfellows comes together and enjoys wholesome events organized by our young team. Goodfellows has grown to be immensely popular amongst the elderly and young graduates alike.