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Back to listOct 19, 2009

SGI-Hong Kong Donates Money to UNICEF to Assist Humanitarian Efforts in the Philippines

 

091019x_hk_donation.jpg SGI-Hong Kong General Director John Ng Chor Yuk (third from left) presenting the organization's check to UNICEF Hong Kong Chairman Louis Loong (fourth from left)

On October 19, 2009, SGI-Hong Kong General Director John Ng Chor Yuk and several representatives presented a check for the amount of HKD 79,719.40 (US$14,199) to the UNICEF Hong Kong Committee in response to the damage caused by tropical Storm Ketsana that struck the Philippines in September 2009.

Tropical Storm Ketsana caused serious flooding that resulted in the loss of lives and caused serious damage in the Philippines. In response, SGI-Hong Kong started a fund-raising campaign among its members. The check was presented to Mr. Louis Loong, chairman of the UNICEF Hong Kong Committee.

 

[Adapted from an article in the November 16, 2009 issue of the Li Ming Sheng Bao, SGI-Hong Kong; photo courtesy of SGI-Hong Kong]