Ford: Global Caring Month Continues in China and Korea
OREANDA-NEWS. Ford China was busy this month with more than 2,000 employees and their family members donating their time to 18 projects. China kicked off Global Caring Month playing games and hosting a handicrafts workshop for the disabled. In Shanghai, Ford China helped migrant workers with improvements to a local migrant school, held a City Orienteering for Safety event and art classes for their children.
Ford China also organized a riverside cleanup effort, donated 50 fruit trees and delivered fruit to the elderly, and held a walkathon to raise funds for orphans in the Jiangsu and Hunan provinces. The 20-kilometer walkathon raised more than RMB 394,000, benefiting 160 orphans.
Ford China and JMC spent a day at the Sun Village Orphanage in Jiujiang. After lunch with the children, they spent time in the craft room making bracelets, animals, sand art and even took time to paint nails. Others took part in outdoor activities, like basketball, ping pong and badminton.
Ford Korea employees and five official dealers took part in their Wish Bear Making program. Designed to encourage and give hope to children, 130 teddy bears were hand crafted and given to kids battling sickness as part of the Make-A-Wish Korea Foundation. Ford Korea also contributed with the Warriors in Pink event, a campaign meant to raise funds and awareness for those fighting breast cancerThese are just a few of the projects that have already taken place during Global Caring Month, with many more under way around the world and in Asia Pacific. Lives are being positively affected every day by these efforts, and the few weeks that follow are sure to help thousands more.