They asked for the title pun by naming their organisation REACH, but the young people they help didn’t ask for the situations they’ve found themselves in. To benefit their good work, the charitable org organised a cycling fundraiser this past month, ascending the Hai Van mountain pass near Danang.
Taking in the picturesque beauty of Danang and helping those in need is best done on two wheels. At least, that’s what REACH — an organisation providing life and work skills training to disadvantaged youth — believes to be true.
VinaCapital is known for its charitable works, but with the VinaCapital Foundation’s Brighter Path Program it’s trying to eliminate the need for some of them.
The students at ABC International School have done it again — raising VND57 million for the less fortunate kids helped by Operation Smile.
AusCham Hanoi is getting ready to send ball attendees right into space with the upcoming Intergalactic Ball on Nov 16 at Sheraton Hotel.
Heart Institute and CMI join forces on Nov 30 for their 2013 Charity Gala to benefit children suffering from heart conditions. In a night of opulence and elegance, attendees can also help the thousands of children needing help in their fight of heart disease in Vietnam.
The Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City is set to welcome locals and visitors alike to the 20th Annual Charity Bazaar, on Nov. 23 at the White Palace Convention Center.
Operation Smile has helped over 22,000 children in Vietnam with facial deformities since 1989, but there are so many more to be helped. To raise funds to help even more children smile for the first time, Operation Smile Vietnam is holding their 19th Charity Auction and Gala on Nov 2 at Sofitel Plaza Hanoi.
On Oct. 12, the East Meets West Foundation and Hanoi Hash House Harriers will be host Running Hearts Hanoi in the Hoa Lac suburban area to raise funds for pediatric patients of EMW’s Operation Healthy Heart (OHH) programme, which provides access to financial and medical assistance for children with serious heart defects.
It's an oft-told story, one of heroism, perseverence and overcoming insurmountable obstacles. In 1980, with one leg removed, the athlete and humanitarian Terry Fox embarked on a cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Hoping to collect one dollar for each of the 24 million people in Canada, he ran the equivalent of a marathon a day, a feat that eventually cost him his life.