Thursday, 18 January 2018 08:17

Lawrence S. Ting 2018 charity walk slated for next week

Phu My Hung Corp. will organize the 13th Lawrence S. Ting 2018 charity walk at The Crescent in Phu My Hung urban area in HCMC’s District 7 on January 20.

Speaking at a press conference held on Tuesday in HCMC to announce the event, Vo Minh Thanh, deputy general director of Phu My Hung Development Corporation, said this year’s event will feature a 2-km run for young people and sport enthusiasts apart from music and dance performances and a lucky draw.

The program will be broadcast live by HCMC Television station.

All proceeds from the charity walk will be used to support foundations for the poor in district 7, 8, Nha Be and Binh Chanh to welcome the Lunar New Year 2018, and assist a charity foundation of the HCMC Television and a foundation to nurture sport talent of the HCMC Department of Culture and Sports.

The Lawrence S. Ting charity walk has been annually held by Phu My Hung Corp. and authorities of district 7,8, Nha Be and Binh Chanh since 2006 to promote the sport spirit among the community and give a helping hand to people in need.

Participants who donate a minimum of VND 120,000 will receive free T-shirt, drinks and lucky draw tickets to win some interesting prizes like TV sets and microwave stoves.