The annual event has collected nearly VND2.8 billion from individuals and enterprises. The money will be donated to the HCMC’s “Fund for sport talent” and “Fund for the poor” of districts 7,8, Binh Chanh and Nha Be. The donation will be used to offer Tet gifts, build or improve housing for poor families.
Lawrence S. Ting Charity Walk was launched in 2006 as an annual event by the Phu My Hung Joint Venture Company and municipal departments in response to a program for the poor launched by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee. The event donated more than VND29 billion to the poor in Ho Chi Minh City during the last 11years.