Shanghai Christians Join in Charity Campaigns on World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

By Karen Luo, May 17, 2018 06:05 AM

Group photo of the 21 volunteers (Shanghai Municipal Commission of Ethnic and Religious Affairs)

On May 8, 2018, the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, 21 Christian volunteers joined in a charity run and a bazaar organized by the government of Yangpu District, Shanghai, according to the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Ethnic and Religious Affairs.

They participated in the run on behalf of four local organizations. The volunteers were from the "Source of Love" Philanthropic Service Center affiliated with the CCC&TSPM of Yangpu District.

The 2017 music program sponsored by the center aimed to help patients reduce mental stress was awarded one of the "outstanding volunteer programs" awards by the Shanghai branch of the Red Cross Society of China in January 2018.

- Translated by Karen Luo

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