Shanghai, 10th April, 2011, The Rotary Club of Shanghai held the Rotary Gala Dinner to celebrate and to raise funds for the socially responsible leaders our community: the 2011 Winners of the Rotary Leadership Awards and the Rotary Club of Shanghai signature program Gift of Life. The Gala brought in more than RMB 500,000.
Over 250 guests joined together at the Hilton Hotel in Shanghai to award the Rotary Leadership Awards to a total of 11 winners.The winners for the best socially responsible program are the nonprofit organizations Xintu Center for Community Health Promotion for the ’New Citizen Life Center’ program, the Library Project for building libraries and the Shanghai Community International School for the ‘Education for all’ program, while the corporate winning programs ‘Sustainable Bamboo Enterprise Program’ of Citi Bank, ‘Kraft Hope Kitchen’ project of Kraft Foods and ‘Living with HIV’ program of Standard Chartered Bank. The winners of the individual category are Corinne Hua – Founding Director of Stepping Stones, Candice Gu – MBA 2010 student at CEIBS, Du Chengfei – Director of Baoji Xinxing Aid For Street Kids, Jonathan O’Brien – Shanghai Project Advisor at Habitat for Humanity and Bobbi Fisher – Director and Co-Founder of Giving Hand. The nonprofit and individual winners will receive funds specifically for use in their projects.
Top Winners on stage with judges (April 10th, 2011, Hilton Hotel)
Standard Chartered Bank