A meeting honoring 67 individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to charity work was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22.
|Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross, Le Quang Ninh gives certificates of merit to individuals and groups for their charity work. (Photo: Sggp)|
Some names include Nguyen Anh Thuy, member of Red Cross of Ward 10 in District 10; Tieu Thi Kim Lien, member of Red Cross of Go Vap District; Nguyen My Hanh from Red Cross at Hung Vuong Obstetrics Hospital; Red Cross of Quarter 1 in Tang Nhon Phu A Ward in District 9; the Labor Union of Education and Training Industry in Go Vap District; and members of the pharmaceutical department of the Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross.
They have collected money for disadvantaged people, students and teachers; contributed to the Fund for beloved Truong Sa Archipelago; built houses for the poor; offered scholarships and free examination and treatment; and called people to donate blood for the community.
The event also marked the 67th anniversary of the foundation of Vietnam Red Cross.