at the Federation we are absolutely convinced that volunteerism
is excellent for all the community and we are about to celebrate
its positive effects. "To Serve with Love" Music
coming up on Saturday 3 December in Hong Kong Park,
will be an all-day extravaganza with singers, celebrities and several
thousand young volunteers sharing their music and personal volunteering
experience. The music itself will also reflect the theme of the
day and a major appeal is underway for volunteers of all ages to
pledge service hours.
to Heart volunteer project, has already taken off
with over 60 companies and nearly 150 schools signed up. They
will be given awards at the marathon and young Federation volunteers
will receive the recognition they deserve. The figures say
it all: over 90,000 registered members gave almost 600,000
hours of service last year. They are truly Hong Kong's pride.
Rafael Hui Si-yan, GBS JP, will be the Guest of Honour at the
Music Marathon which is supported by the Social
Welfare Department, the Leisure & Cultural Services Department,
RTHK and RoadShow with generous sponsorship from the Hong Kong
Jockey Club Charities Trust.
All who want to sign a pledge for just 10 hours'
volunteering please call VNET's hotline, 2169 0032 any
time till 3 December. Call the same number to register
your school or company for Heart to Heart.