2017 flood relief fund-raising evening party kicks off
At 2017 Changsha flood relief fund-raising evening on July 17, people from all walks of life in Changsha generously donated money to help the flood-stricken people to rebuild their homes. (Changsha Evening News/Bai Ping)
On July 17, the 2017 Changsha flood relief fund-raising evening party themed “Great Love in Star City ” was held in Changsha People's Hall, which reproduced the monumental Changsha guardian war against flood, showing the fortitude and perseverance of Changsha people.
Hosted by Publicity Department of Changsha Municipal Committee, the evening was jointly undertaken by Changsha Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau, Changsha Municipal Bureau of Culture, Broadcasting, Television, Press and Publication, Changsha Broadcast and Television Station (Group), as well as Changsha Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and executed by Changsha Charity Association, Red Cross Society of Changsha, and Changsha TV Station News Channel.
At the party, representatives from all circles of Changsha successively walked on stage to donate. Through four fund-raising channels (opened by the evening party) of Changsha Charity Association, Changsha Charity Fund, Alipay and WeChat, the government departments at all levels in the provincial capital city together with caring enterprises and people enthusiastically made donations to charity. By the end of the party, Changsha had received a total of 424.35 million yuan, including 242.45 million in cash and 181.9 million worth of donated materials. Reportedly, all donations will be used for the restoration and reconstruction of Changsha flood-afflicted areas.
By Han Xu
Source: Changsha Evening News