Charity Walkathon Scheduled for December
Walk for a Million is a charity event that is now on its second year. The event is organized by the Shenzhen Project Care office, the Care Foundation and the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily. Participants are invited to raise money by walking 3 kilometers along the coast of Shenzhen Bay Park that is scheduled for December 14.
The organizing committee id now collecting donations for their charitable causes and is based by four levels. A Level -A donation are those coming from departments and organizations donations. Level-B donations are those donating a minimum of 2,000 yuan, Level-C are donors giving 50 yuan and Level-D which are students giving 10 yuan. Donations received will be used in subsidizing education of poor college students living in Shenzhen along with children of migrant families. There will be teachers available in the city to teach in underdeveloped areas. These donations will also be used in building facilities in communities to provide psychological counseling and stress relief to help improve a residents’ well being.
Last year’s Walk for a Million had more than 10,000 residents participating and have raised more than 4 million yuan and have benefited a thousand individuals, poor sanitation workers and needy families.