2017 Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation’s Annual Meeting held
Important data:
Total income: 131.6562 million yuan
Total expenditure: more than 54 million yuan
Newly established special Funds: 13
Large scale public welfare activities: 20
Newly high record of fundraising was created at Foundation’s single charity gala: 25.68 million yuan
2017 Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation’s annual meeting was held at Baihua hall in Hengshan Hotel on the afternoon of April 23, 2018. More than 100 people, including the board of directors of the fifth session of SSCLF, overseas directors, honorary directors, leaders of the China Welfare Institute and the guests from all walks of life, gathered together. Representatives from the Soong Ching Ling Foundations of the United States, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Austria and the Philippines were also present at the SSCLF’s annual meeting.
The meeting was presided over by SSCLF’s vice chairman Xia Lijuan, and SSCLF’s executive vice chairman Zou Wei, entrusted by the Council, made the foundation’s work report. The foundation’s work report reviewed the SSCLF’s work in 2017 from six aspects: held a seminar on equity donation, summing up equity donation experience; enhance social credibility, and strive to improve fund-raising capacity; expand social influence, and enhance public welfare communication ability; strengthen the effect of charitable projects, and highlight the power of change; gather the strength to meet the challenge, move forward to make new contributions and the existing deficiencies. And she also outlined the foundation’s 2018 foundation’s work plan - continue to increase fund-raising; enhance the management of special funds; strengthen the construction of credibility system and information system; establish sound rules and regulations, and fully realize the five-year development plan of the Council.
The directors, Cheng Gang, Shen Xiaoping, Wang Yu, Zhang Yi, Dr. Jennie Mui LEE, Yue-Sai Kan, Qiu Haining, Chen Naiwei, Lu Hanlong, Guo Xiangying expressed their views and give a lot of insights around the council's work report and foundation’s development plan. Yen Chun, executive vice president of the Sun Yat-sen Foundation in Hawaii, Jin Hui, chairman of the Italian Soong Ching Ling Foundation, and Zhang Bin, vice chairman of Japan Soong Ching Ling Foundation also exchanged the courses of the development of charitable activities abroad.
The China Welfare Institute’s new secretary of party group and secretary general Zhang Xiaomin and Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation’s vice chairman Mao Jingquan also delivered a passionate speech respectively.
The Foundation's new video “CHANGE" was played before the start of the annual meeting. After the meeting, all the directors posed for a group photo, with a "Family Portrait" to proclaim the successful conclusion of last annual meeting of the fifth session of the SSCLF’s council.