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Themed “Youth of VSIP”, the 12th VSIP Charity Day
raised US$40,000 for VSIP Charity Fund;
Charity Walk event attracted 1,500 participants to
raise fund for community.
Binh Duong, May 11, 2014
– 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
he charity drive started in 2003 continues to
promote charitable activities and support underprivi-
leged organizations in the province of Binh Duong.
The 2-day events which featured a fun fair, charity walk, tra-
ditional games and art performances brought together gov-
ernment officials, Management and staff of the 300 operat-
ing 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 sup-
ports 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 hear-
ing and visually impaired and homes for the elderly folks and
For the first time in the history of VSIP Charity Day, a 2.5km
Charity Walk was added to the 2 days fun filled charity event
and it drew 1,500 participants to walk together to raise fund
for the community. “Taking part in a charity walk and contrib-
uting to the community will be one of my best moments for
me to remember,” said a disabled participant joining the walk
on a wheelchair. He is amongst the 30 disabled and visually
impaired participants at the charity walk.