SCF raises $25m from char­ity event

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

The Shang­hai Char­ity Foun­da­tion raised 170 mil­lion yuan ($25 mil­lion) from the public dur­ing a char­ity event “Great­est Love un­der the Sky” from Dec 8 to Jan 7. Eight ma­jor part­ners, in­clud­ing the SCF, were in­volved in the event. Some 98 mil­lion yuan and var­i­ous prod­ucts were given away to around 186,000 needy peo­ple. Eighty pri­vate busi­ness own­ers do­nated over 5 mil­lion yuan to the SCF’s fouryear-old fund to fi­nance 50 poverty and dis­as­ter re­lief pro­grams. So far, 23 mil­lion yuan have been given to the fund, ac­cord­ing to the SCF.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from China

© PressReader. All rights reserved.