Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF raised over $3.2M

 

Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF raised over $3.2M

Press Note
21 April 2010

Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF raised over $3.2M

Over HK$ 1M raised today

Continue to support UNICEF in relief efforts

Amount raised in the past 7days: HK$3.2 million
Amount raised of today: HK$1 million
Total amount supporting Qinghai relief efforts: HK$4.2 million

(Including HK$1million allocated on 15 April)

Heartfelt thanks for all your support to our relief works in Qinghai. We would like to express our special thanks to a warm-hearted anonymous, who donates a bank cheque with amount $100,000 to support UNICEF’s relief works in Qinghai in the fundraising activity took place in Harbour City yesterday.

The situation is still critical. Our upcoming various fundraising campaigns to support Qinghai relief works are as follows:
•    Street fundraising activities by volunteers have been started until early May;
•    21/4: Mr. Koo Tin Lok, Ambassador of the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF had made a donation appeal to the Hong Kong public at Times Square;
•    Donation boxes will be put in all Park N’ Shops supermarkets, Pricerite stores, Maxim Express, Maxim cake shop, Genki Sushi, Sen-ryo and Starbucks collecting donations from the general public.
•    UNICEF will be participating in the fundraising campaign held by various artists on 26/4.

Heartfelt thanks to all volunteers and corporate partners for their tremendous and continued support to the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF.

Please give hands to save lives!

Donation to Qinghai Earthquake

1. Donation Hotline             :     2833 6139
2. Direct Bank- in

Qinghai Earthquake:
HSBC: 567-354014-004
Bank of China: 012-875-1-0810855
Wing Lung Bank: 020-601-003-76352
Bank of East Asia: 015-260-81-012100

3. Cheque: Payable to “Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF” (Please send us the cheque with personal details with remark “Qinghai” at the back and send to “Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF, 3/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.”)

About UNICEF

UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence.  The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.  UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

About UNICEF China

UNICEF first assisted China between 1947 and 1951, providing emergency services, food and nutrition, health and hygiene training during and after the war of liberation. In 1979 UNICEF officially commenced its cooperation with the Government of China