The 2016 Firefly Benefit Gala, jointly sponsored by the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation and the Bank of East Asia (China) Ltd., was held in the building at 12 Hengshan Road, Shanghai on the evening of December 8, 2015. The amount of 9.10 million yuan raised at the gala creates new record, which has accumulated to date a total of 61.49 million yuan since its founding in 2009.
Nearly 200 guests including businessmen and social celebrities gather together, sharing the grand event. Hong Kong famous artist Miss Catherina Yim, as a special love ambassador appears elegantly on the stage, sharing a new sense of public service with the guests.
At the auction, famous paintings, top watches and art treasures detonated enthusiasm on the scene, and auction upsurges happen one after another, wonderful and exciting.
As the first foreign bank to set up public welfare fund in the mainland, East Asia Bank (China) Co., Ltd. is committed to caring for the education of young people in poor areas. BEA Public Welfare Fund was established in 2009. The raised fund will continue to promote the implementation of the three - core projects —— “Firefly Project”, “BEA College Grant Project” and “NGO Aid Project”, benefiting more people and regions.