|The BBGV 18th Annual Fun Run for Charity will be held from 7am to 10.30am on September 30 in Phú Mỹ Hưng, HCM City’s District 7.|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — The British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV) 18th Annual Fun Run for Charity will be held from 7am to 10.30am on September 30 in Phú Mỹ Hưng in HCM City’s District 7.
This annual event raises funding for disadvantaged people throughout Việt Nam.
This year the BBGV Fun Run expects around 10,000 runners, with the aim of raising VNĐ1 billion (US$43,000) that will support charitable Vietnamese causes.
Since the first Fun Run which took place in 2000, the BBGV has raised more than VNĐ9 billion ($386,500) to benefit charities throughout Việt Nam.
The BBGV contributes to projects which cover a wide range of charitable fields.
The events give priority to projects which meet the needs of disadvantaged children and the elderly, and for those that have an educational dimension.
The most recent projects that were given funds were Partage Việt Nam and Green Việt. — VNS