City honors individuals, organizations for charity work

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.

By Truong Ngoc – Translated by Kim Khanh

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