Int’l charity bazaar to raise funds for disadvantaged people

The 17th charity bazaar will be held at the Legend Hotel Saigon on November 20 by the Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City.

A stall in the charity bazaar 2009  (Photo: Courtesy of the Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City)

This year’s bazaar attracts 21 countries offering a range of various goods and items including food.

All proceeds will be donated to a fund for helping disadvantaged people in the southern of Vietnam.

Visitors will have a chance to take part in a Grand Raffle which is scheduled at 1 pm at the day with prizes worth more than US$100 of each.

Santa Claus will be there to have his photo taken with children and adults as well as to breathe the festive atmosphere of Christmas into the event.

Entry tickets cost VND50, 000 for adults. Children under 10 do not pay for entrance fee.

Established in 1994, the Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City, is a non-profit organization including members from all countries represented by a Consular mission in the city. The Club is non-political and its members meet on a regular basis with the principal objective of making a contribution towards improving the quality of life of disadvantaged groups mainly in southern Viet Nam.

By Kim Khanh

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