On the afternoon of October 15th, the signing ceremony of the first batch of concentrated donations of Yangzhou Charity Federation was held in Yangzhou. Yangzhou Charity Federation President Hong Jinhua, Vice President and Secretary-General Chen Xiaoxing, and Vice President Su Yingchun attended the donation ceremony . As a caring company, Wanshun Group participated in the signing ceremony and donated 1 million yuan. The funds will be used in the five major categories of medical assistance, student assistance, elderly assistance, public assistance, and emergency assistance provided by the Municipal Charity Federation. More than 40 rescue projects.
Chairman Hong said that in the past 20 years, under the strong leadership of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, the Municipal Charity Federation has taken the initiative to dedicate love from all walks of life. It has raised a total of nearly 400 million yuan in donations and spent nearly 200 million yuan in charity, helping the needy groups. More than 400,000 people (times) have made positive contributions to the protection and improvement of people's livelihood. However, there are still a certain number of needy groups in our city that are in urgent need of assistance, such as low-income households in urban and rural areas, low-income households who have been out of poverty and easily returned to poverty, and those who are in trouble every year due to illness and disasters and need assistance. He emphasized that compared with the rescue requirements of the party committee and the government, the expectations of the needy groups for a better life and the development of charity in advanced areas, Yangzhou charity still has a long way to go to help the poor and help the people's livelihood.
President Han briefly introduced the group’s efforts and attempts in charity poverty alleviation in recent years, and said that Wanshun Group can gradually develop from a small auto parts factory to a provincial-level private enterprise operating across regions. The good policy of establishing the party and the country, the care and support of the party committees and governments at all levels, and the source of wealth, Wanshun has always regarded returning home and giving back to the society as our work purpose. In the future, under the leadership of Chairman Zhou Shanhong, Wanshun Group will continue to work hard as always to further carry forward the fine tradition of helping the weak and needy, and helping each other to contribute more private enterprises to charity.
Attachment: Full text of the speech by Han Shun, Director of the Poverty Alleviation Office of Wanshun Group
Dear Chairman Hong Jinhua, distinguished leaders, and all caring people present,
At today’s signing ceremony that brought together outstanding caring people from all walks of life in Yangzhou, Wanshun Group was able to make a special report. On the one hand, it was affirmation and encouragement of our group’s work in public welfare and charity, and on the other hand, it also made us more I feel the heavy responsibility on my shoulders.
Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Yangzhou Charity Federation and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of our Wanshun Group. Over the past 20 years, the orderly and healthy development of Yangzhou Charity Federation has enabled more and more vulnerable groups to receive effective relief. Over the past 20 years, Wanshun Group has gradually developed from a small auto parts factory to a provincial-level private enterprise operating across regions. It is inseparable from the good policies of the country and the care and support of the party committees and governments at all levels. With the goal of giving back to our hometown and giving back to the society, we enthusiastically participate in charity and poverty alleviation and actively fulfill corporate social responsibilities.
Next, let me briefly report to all the leaders and entrepreneurs present here on our Wanshun Group's efforts and attempts in charity and poverty alleviation.
1. Help disadvantaged groups and support hometown construction. Since its establishment, Wanshun Group has been actively involved in charity and poverty alleviation, and soon established the "Wanshun Relief Fund" to actively help surrounding elderly widows, poor students, left-behind children, and victims of sudden disasters. The amount is in the millions; in order to support the cultural and sports undertakings in the hometown, our group has invested 2.9 million yuan to sponsor the China Jiangdu International Dragon and Lion Invitational Competition, the Folk Song and Dance Competition, the Flower Festival and other activities; to facilitate the travel of the villagers, in 2009 and In 2013, Wanshun Group built two bridge projects for Dinggou Town in its hometown, donating a total of nearly 4 million yuan.
2. Pay attention to the healthy growth of left-behind children and poor students. In 2011, under the leadership of our Chairman Zhou, more than 10 employees of the group took the lead in initiating and forming the "Orchid Love Group". After that, every year, they directed funding to left-behind and impoverished children in remote towns in Yangzhou. This year is the tenth year. Over the past years, more than 3 million yuan has been issued in grants. In addition, the group also donated 1 million yuan to the Jiangsu Children and Teenagers Welfare Foundation.
Three, join the fight against poverty. At the beginning of 2014, Wanshun Group actively responded to the call of the Party Central Committee on targeted poverty alleviation and established a special "Poverty Alleviation Office". Combined with the operation mode of the enterprise, it successively assisted in Xiadang Township in Fujian Province, Fuping County in Shaanxi Province, and Guocun Town in Yangzhou Poverty alleviation projects such as "Love Tea Garden", "Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Leaders" Wanshun Training Base, Huajiao Cooperative, and Modern Organic Agriculture have been established, and have achieved tangible and sustainable poverty alleviation results. In 2017, our Chairman Zhou Shanhong won the Innovation Award of the National Poverty Alleviation Award and was the only winner in Jiangsu Province.
Fourth, donate money and materials to help fight the epidemic. After the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, Wanshun Group actively donated money and materials as soon as possible. From the second day of the first month, Chairman Zhou Shanhong mobilized the group to open up all domestic and overseas procurement channels. Regardless of cost, he bought more than 4 million yuan. Materials urgently needed for epidemic prevention should be donated in time to the most needed and most dangerous grassroots frontline epidemic prevention. In addition, we underwritten 3,000 kilograms of unsalable strawberries in Zhangni Village for condolences to medical staff and front-line anti-epidemic workers in the urban area and surrounding areas; we organized party members and cadres to provide sanitation workers, traffic police, and sanitation workers for 15 consecutive days during the severest epidemic in early February. Farmer’s market stall owners, elderly people living alone and other vulnerable groups accurately distributed masks; donated masks, disinfectants, etc. to many poor villages assisted by Wanshun Group such as Yangliugou Village in Hubei Province, Xiadang Village in Fujian Province, and Manding Village in Shaanxi Province Supplies. Timely help epidemic areas and some impoverished villages solve the difficulties of shortage of materials and slow sales of agricultural products in special times. On February 26, our Wanshun Group Party Committee was praised by the Central Organization Department.
Because Wanshun Group is actively engaged in public welfare and poverty alleviation, we have successively won honors such as "Advanced Primary Party Organization", "Charity Hero", and Jiangdu "Best Charity Demonstration Unit". In 2016 and 2017, Wanshun Group won the "Outstanding Contribution Award" issued by the Jiangsu Children and Teenagers Welfare Foundation for two consecutive years. In 2017, Wanshun was awarded the "Advanced Private Enterprise" in the "Ten Thousand Enterprises Helping Ten Thousand Villages" Targeted Poverty Alleviation Action of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce.
Chairman Hong, dear leaders, over the years, our Wanshun Group has also actively expressed love to the society through Yangzhou Charity Federation. At the beginning of the establishment of the Charity Federation, our Wanshun Group donated 1 million yuan. In 2017, our subsidiary companies donated 600,000 yuan to Yangzhou Charity Federation; today, our Wanshun Group decided to donate 1 million yuan to Yangzhou Charity Federation again. Yuan, in order to help the rapid development of Yangzhou charity.
In the future, under the leadership of Chairman Zhou Shanhong of the group, we will continue to work hard to further carry forward the fine tradition of helping the weak and the poor, and helping each other to contribute more private enterprises to charity.
This is the end of my report.
thank you all.