The Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) Management Board, the VSIP Trade Union and VSIP JV Company successfully raised US$40,000 at the 12th VSIP Charity Day on May 10 and 11, 2014. The charity drive started in 2003 continues to promote charitable activities and support underprivileged organizations in the province of Binh Duong.
The 2-day events which featured a fun fair, charity walk, traditional games and art performances brought together government officials, Management and staff of the 300 operating tenants of VSIP to do their part for the less privileged community. The proceeds and donations collected will go toward the numerous homes that the VSIP Charity Fund supports such as the VSIP Community Clinic in Tan Uyen District which provides free medical consultation, scholarships to workers’ children, homes for the disabled such as the hearing and visually impaired and homes for the elderly folks and orphanages.
In his opening remark, Mr Anthony Tan – Deputy General Director of VSIP JV Company said, “All the VSIP charitable activities would be impossible without the generous support from tenants, business partners, workers and staffs at VSIP. We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude to all for the strong support including all the sponsors and everyone who participates in the Charity Day activities.” After twelve years since establishment, the VSIP Charity Day has fulfilled its mission to become an annual playground for thousands of workers, while it also successfully raised the VSIP Charity Fund as a reliable platform for hundreds of VSIP tenants to donate and contribute to the community where they operate.
“VSIP would like to assure you that VSIP Charity fund will be spent in the most effective and appropriate manner. We look forward to your continued support and participation to our VSIP Charity activities,” Mr Anthony added.