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Press meeting to introduce the program "Power of Humanity 2019"

On January 7th, 2019, the Vietnam Red Cross held a press conference to introduce the program "Power of Humanity 2019" with the theme "Tet for the poor and victims of Agent Orange" Piggy Year 2019, Ms. Tran Thi Hong An, Vice President of Vietnam Red Cross hosted the meeting, attended by reporters of the National and Hanoi newspapers.

Vice President Tran Thi Hong An affirmed: Continuing the success of the program "Power of Humanity 2018", the program aims to call for units, businesses and human hearts from all over the country join hands to support the poor to celebrate the Lunar New Year and at the same time honor organizations, individuals and businesses that have accompanied the Vietnam Red Cross in 2018. The program will take place at the Hanoi Friendship Culture Palace and broadcast live on the Vietnam Television station, at 20:00 on 13/01/2019 ".

Vice President of Vietnam Red Cross Tran Thi Hong An, chaired the press meeting

It is known that the movement "Tet for the poor and victims of Agent Orange" has been launched for 20 years, has a strong and pervasive power in the community and becomes a movement of the whole people. Tet for the poor and victims of Agent Orange helped poor fortunes in the society: poor people, orphans, lonely old people and people in flooded areas, natural disasters with happy Tet, warm. This year, at the "Power of Humanity" Program, the national audience will watch the reportage of the joy of the people celebrating the New Year who affected by the flood in the past year; meet and interact with representatives of the National Football Team members, some public figures who have many contributions to humanitarian activities. With the message "Spreading love", the Program Organizing Committee hopes to continue to receive the support of benefactors to join hands to contribute to helping difficult families to enjoy Spring and Tet in warm love of the whole community.

Ms. Nguyen Thu Cuc, PR Representative of TH Group

During the live TV program "Power of Humanity 2019", Vietnam Red Cross will hold auction of balls and shirts signed by the National Football team players and members of the coaching team who won the Southeast Asian Football Championship 2018 - AFF Suzuki Cup. This is a gift from the National Football Team for the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The Prime Minister handed over to the Vietnam Red Cross to organize an auction to raise money to support the poor and Agent Orange victims on the occasion of the Lunar New Year in the spring of 2019. The result of the auction will be officially announced at the live television program "Power of Humanity 2019".

Overview of the press conference introducing the Program "Power of Humanity 2019"

In the Program, there are many organizations and enterprises supporting and registering to support and accompany with the Vietnam Red Cross to participate in the movement "Tet for the poor and Agent Orange victims" Piggy Year 2019, such as: Bac A Bank, TH Group, Vietnam Foundation for Mobility, Mobifone, Bao Tin Manh Hai, Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), Vietnam Prosperous Bank (VP Bank), Industrial and Commercial Joint Stock Bank of Vietnam (VietinBank), Vietnam National Petroleum Group ...). The Red Cross of provinces and cities across the country registered to mobilize and donate more than 2 million Tet gifts to the poor and Agent Orange victims.

The Vietnam Red Cross praised and honored 40 collectives and individuals who accompanied the Vietnam Red Cross in humanitarian activities in 2018. The Movement "Tet for the poor and poison victims Orange” in 2019 aims at mobilizing at least 1.5 million Tet gifts to give to poor families, families with people infected with Agent Orange, households affected by natural disasters in 2018, policy households and Red Cross staff and members who have difficult circumstances on the traditional Tet holiday. According to the plan, the Vietnam Red Cross supports 100,000 Tet gifts for 42 provinces with a value of 7.2 billion VND; At the same time, 26 missions accompanying leaders of the Party and the State tp visite and presente gifts on the occasion of Tet. In order to actively mobilize resources for the Movement, in addition to calling and mobilizing the participation of organizations, businesses, and donors, the Vietnam Red Cross has coordinated with the Humanitarian Portal 1400 to launch the messaging program with TET syntax sent to 1407 from December 15, 2018 to February 14, 2019. Each message has contributed 20,000 VND to the poor in Lunar New Year 2019.

Agencies and businesses can directly support: Vietnam Red Cross Headquarters, 82 Nguyen Du, Hanoi. Support via account: Vietnam Red Cross - Account number: 1 2 0 1 0 3 7 0 0 3 6 3 7 7 (USD) or 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 6 5 6 (VND) At: Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam - Transaction Center I. Bank address: 191 Ba Trieu - Hai Ba Trung - Hanoi. Swift code BIDVVNVX.

To participate in the auction of ball and shirt with the signatures of the players and members of the Training Board of the national football team who won the South East Asian Football Championship 2018 - AFF Suzuki Cup, the applications can be submited to: Ms. Luong Hong Thuy - Acting Head of the Department of Investment and Resource Development, Vietnam Red Cross, 82 Nguyen Du, Hanoi. Hotline: 024 8224030, ext 601 or 0912544050.

Trần Phổ Thế

Translated by Nguyen Vinh Hoa