Surabaya, 29 September 2013 - Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya proudly presents Race & Care 2013, an annual charity sporting event that includes a 10 KM and 5 KM run on Sunday, 29 September 2013 from 6 until 11 am.
All proceeds of this event will be used to purchase limbs for kids and adults of the BK3S or Badan Koordinasi Kegiatan Kesejahteraan Sosial. BK3S is a social association and has engaged in numerous activities over the years and one of their programs involves kids which have missing limbs. Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya has partnered with BK3S to provide kids and adults with artificial limbs so they have an opportunity to life their life in a better way.
Our partners who supporting Race & Care 2013 are Trane, Dilmah Tea, Emhasos, Imago, Bukaka Inti, Passiflora, Indo Piranti Mulia, BMI, Indodata Sejahtera, Integra Line, PT. Sarana Indoguna Lestari, Global Foods, Coca-Cola, You C 1000, Aqua, Markizza, Asouya, PT. Pusaka Graha Teknik, Ving Card Elsafe, Freesia, Papillon-Print, and Prima Akbar who concern others to make a better life, especially in Surabaya and Indonesia. This charity event also supported by some media partners MAXX-M, Tourism Watch Magazine, JJK Magazine, Jalan-Jalan Magazine, Epicure Magazine, Hello Bali Magazine, Tempo, Bisnis Indonesia, Panorama Magazine, Media Indonesia, Fitness for Men, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Suara Surabaya 100FM, SHE Radio 99.6FM, Jeje Radio, Merdeka FM dan Strato FM who assist to inform about the event to public for their participation.
The event opens by Martin Brenner, General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya who gives his welcoming speech to all the participants. “Through this event, Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya wants to promote health and wellness in the Surabaya community also engage with local business to promote Corporate Social Activities to assist the kids and adults with missing limbs to life a normal live. We are very proud to arrange this event and also want to thank you for all the companies who participate and generously
support this event by giving the sponsorship. We also would like to thank you to all the media partners who help us to give information about event and make public awareness the importance of being health to make a better life.”
There is also a bazaar during the event. Most of the companies who participate in giving the sponsorship also take part in this bazaar. All the proceeds from this bazaar also used to purchase limbs.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts have unified all initiatives within five key areas of CSR namely, Environment, Health & Safety, Employees, Supply Chain, and Stakeholder Relations under the umbrella brand of “Sustainability.” There are two projects in CSR, Embrace and Sanctuary. Race & Care will also support Embrace, Shangri-La’s Care for People Project, which was launched in September 2009. The project committed each hotel to a 10 to 15-year partnership with a chosen beneficiary working on children's health or education programs.