Ningbo, China, 22 December 2013 – International supermodel Ms Liu Wen held a charity bazaar at Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo to raise funds to support a Ningbo local voluntary organisation called “Siming Emergency Rescue Team”. The hotel provided the venue for this charity event.
During the natural disasters that happened these recent years, members of Siming Outdoor First Aid Team always got injured during the rescue process due to the shortage of equipment.
Ms Liu initiated the charity bazaar, all proceeds of which will be donated to the team to enhance their facilities. Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo, a landmark in the city and always dedicating herself to corporate social responsibility activities, provided the venue for the charity bazaar and promoted the event since the beginning of the month through social media channels.
This charity bazaar was organised a month ago. Ms. Liu and her fans reposted the hotel’s Weibo status to call on the support of social media. Ningbo TV station made a series of programmes on the event that has been broadcast every day since 10 days ago. Ms Liu’s friends from luxury brands, fashion magazines, movie stars or designers, including Zhou Xun, Zhou Bi Chang, Han Huohuo, Chen Man and Chen Kun, offered their personal artwork, accessories, handicraft, beauty products, clothes and so on. After the charity shopping and auction, the activity collected a total of RMB180,000 at the end of the day.
“Thanks to Ms Liu’s great support on this Ningbo local emergency rescue team”, said Mr. H’ng, the hotel’s general manager. “As a Shangri-La hotel, we will remain deeply committed to our social responsibility by making a positive contribution to our communities, environment, colleagues, guests and business partners”.
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