Save on your hotel - www.hotelscombined.com
 
 
免费迷你广告> [租房][生活服务][征婚交友][出售][招聘] 
 

当前位置: 首页 > 专栏 >

Pigeon Mountain helps quake victims

   作者: • Howick and Pakuranga Times    人气: 940    日期:2014/3/13

 

Pigeon Mountain helps quake victims

E-mail Print

• Howick and Pakuranga Times

PIGEON Mountain School held a mufti day last week to help raise funds for victims of China’s earthquake.

The event raised $673.40 and will go towards helping survivors who were affected by the earthquake that struck China on May 12.

Pupils were asked to dress in the traditional Chinese mourning colours, black and white, and donate a coin to the cause.

The fundraiser follows an appeal from bilingual educational advisor Song Lam, who is keen to join the Chinese community in raising funds.

She has worked for Pigeon Mountain School and at other eastern schools in a supportive role for about 12 years.

“I wanted to alert the parents to do something and ask them to donate,” says Ms Song Lam. 

“It is a very terrible situation where we should support each other.”

She asks parents to make donations to the Consulate General of the PR China in Auckland where their contributions will help support emergency relief efforts in China.

To express her appreciation Song Lam says she will give away copies of her two books, Famous New Zealanders and My new life in New Zealand, to parents who have donated to the appeal.

Her books are used as reference books in local schools and she says, “I want to give them to parents so they can support their children at home”.

On her visit to the school she says it was ‘impressive’ to see that the children had drawn a map of China in front of the school office and lined the donated coins around it.

Parents from Pigeon Mountain School have since donated a further $750 to the appeal.

 






微信热门文章

分享此页到:

上一篇:Pigeon Mountain helps quake victims
下一篇: New book takes NZ story to more Chinese


[文章搜索]

微信热门文章
新西兰房地产,新西兰华人中介 Save on your hotel - www.hotelscombined.com
  © 2017 澳纽网
关于本站 - 联系我们 - 意见反馈 - 广告服务
设计: