CGCC “We Care, We Share Campaign” Distributes Moon Cakes of $600,000
Chairman Jonathan Choi Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with Elderly
On the eve of Mid-Autumn Festival, the CGCC “We Care, We Share Campaign” presented the families and elderly in need with 10,000 boxes of moon cakes worth around $600,000. Chairman Jonathan Choi and Vice-Chairmen of the CGCC visited community centres to distribute moon cakes and share the festive sensation with the elderly.
Caring Moon Cakes from Caring Business Sectors
Yesterday (2nd October), Chairman Choi was present in the “We Care, We Share Campaign – Caring Moon cakes Distribution” program held at Nam Cheong District Community Centre in Nam Cheong Estate, Sham Shui Po. Together with two Vice-Chairmen Cheung Sing-hung and Lam Ming-sum, as well as representatives from the “Caring Enterprises” and the Social Welfare Department (SWD), Chairman Choi distributed the moon cakes to nearly 70 elderly people from Ho Kin District Community Centre for Senior Citizens. They also sang along with the elderly, filling the centre with festive joy.
In his speech, Chairman Choi noted that business sectors in Hong Kong always strive to serve the community. Aiming to build a harmonious community, the “We Care, We Share Campaign” was established to spread the business community’s message of care and love by helping out the needy. Chairman Choi thanked the SWD and the community centre for their coordination in the moon cake distribution. He also expressed his gratitude to the “Caring Enterprises” sponsoring the activity.
In appreciation of the CGCC’s and business sectors’ concern about the elderly and the grassroots, SWD District Social Welfare Officer (Sham Shui Po) Elaine Yue and an elderly representative presented a souvenir to Chairman Choi.
Co-organized by the SWD, the moon cake distribution program gave out 10,000 boxes of moon cakes the families and elderly in need through different community centres across the territory on the eve of Mid-Autumn Festival.
Launching an Array of Welfare Programs
Kicked off in June, the “We Care, We Share Campaign” has given out a total of 23,000 food coupons worth over $700,000 to the families and people in need Reunification Anniversary and National Day holidays. CGCC also donated $100,000 to the SWD Emergency Relief Fund for providing instant financial assistance to families suffering from major incidents. As an on-going project, the Campaign will further launch initiatives and programs to promote the business sectors’ concern about the community, with a view to fostering a harmonious society in Hong Kong.
Also among the guests were representatives from “Caring Enterprises”, including Director of Marketing of Sun Wah Group Jeanette Tam, Director of Glorious Sun Holdings Herman Hui, Director and General Manager of Yoshinoya Fast Food Patrick Chan, Chairman of Taining Group Kam-ling and his wife, Director of Paramount Catering Group and Governing Director & General Manager of Hsin Kuang Restaurant Holdings Li Kwok-hung, Governing Director & Manager of Paramount Catering Group Li Tak-foon, HR Managers of Goldlion Holdings Yau Pik-ha and Chan Mei-ching, as well as SWD Social Work Officer (Family and Child Welfare) Maria Lau.
2 October 2009