The Big Heart charity golf event, in aid of the Singapore Chamber of Commerce Vietnam's education fund and spearheaded by the chamber's supply chain subcommittee, surpassed its VND500 million fundraising target.
Following a three-year absence due to the pandemic, the Singapore Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (SCCV) held its charity golf and gala dinner at the Grand Ho Tram Strip and the Bluffs Ho Tram Strip on Friday, March 31.
|Golfers at the Big Heart charity golf event in Ho Tram on March 31 |
The event was graced by patron of SCCV Roy Kho, consul general of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City, and Norman Lim, president of SCCV, along with representation from over a hundred companies and 200 participants from across the supply chain industry. A total of 50 companies contributed generously in either cash or in-kind products and services.
Represented at the event were players in the shipping and supply chain industry such as DB Schenker, Gia Linh, OEC, Vantage logistics, Vinalogistics, ZIM, Gemadept, Haiphong port ,SLP Vietnam, VICT, Headway, VGR (VIP Greenport), JGL Worldwide, G Fortune, Virtue Partners, and JING.
SCCV's education fund was established by the founding members of the chamber in the early 1990s to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged students that excel in their studies. To date, the fund has raised a total of $428,000 and supported over 3,000 students from primary to tertiary education levels in various provinces across Vietnam.
SCCV looks to continue its fundraising efforts through creative means, leveraging its strength in fostering business networking with an emphasis on making meaningful contributions to the community.
More information on the event, SCCV, and the education fund is available at: singchamvn.org/sccv-edfund/
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By Pamela Pham