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The Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions 2018
“The Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions 2018” is a splashy, fun-filled day with different relay and individual races to raise funds for Youth Services provided by the Chest's welfare agencies. Besides promoting open water swimming for public to lead a healthy lifestyle, the Organiser will also arrange various game booths, bouncy castle and sand castles building workshop on the beach, making it an enjoyable Sunday for all.
Donations raised through the event will be allocated in full to support the Youth Services provided by the Chest's welfare agencies, including after-school care services, sports activities for youth-at-risk, adventure-based training program, leadership training program and counselling program etc., to support and care for the youth in Hong Kong with a holistic array of services and personal growth programs.
A) Corporate (Each team to raise at least HK$35,000 or above)
Each member should complete 200M/ 400M swim + run towards Relay Zone for handoff / Finish Point
B) Disciplined Forces (Each team to raise at least HK$35,000 or above)
Each member should complete 400M swim + run towards Relay Zone for handoff / Finish Point
C) School (Each team to raise at least HK$20,000 or above)
Each member should complete 200M swim + run towards Relay Zone for handoff / Finish Point
*All Relay Race participants must be employees / students of respective organisations / schools
II) Family Relay Race (Each team to raise at least HK$2,500 or above)
1st leg：200M 2nd leg：400M
A team of two family members in relay
III) Leaders' Lap (Each leader to raise at least HK$25,000 or above)
Each leader should complete 200M swim + run towards Finish Point
IV) Golden Kilometre Race (Each participant to raise at least HK$450 or above)
Each participant should complete 500M swim + run on beach + 500M swim
***(Non-race) Swim for Fun (Each participant to raise at least HK$450 or above )
Each participant will complete a 100M swim in a designated area
No timing and just for fun! Bring your favourite floaties!
*Participants under 12 years old should be accompanied by parent / guardian during the swim and extra HK$450 is required to be raised. (i.e. HK$900 or above)
About The Community Chest of Hong Kong
The Community Chest of Hong Kong is an independent, non-profit making organisation neither funded, nor operated by the Government.
to work for the betterment of Hong Kong through the support by millions. The Community Chest works hard to accomplish daunting fund-raising target year after year and allocates these funds entrusted by the public to 162 social welfare agencies. These agencies, with their tight networks of over 2,600 service units, provide services to the elderly, the mentally and physically impaired, children, youths and families at risk, the ex-mentally ill, ex-offenders, the terminally ill, and many others.
Administrative cost is subsidised by the generous annual grant from The Hong Kong Jockey Club and prudent investment in various funds. Therefore, the Chest is very proud to be one of the few fund-raising bodies in the world who boasts of 100% allocation of funds to the beneficiaries without any deduction for administrative expenses.
In Hong Kong, for Hong Kong
The Chest helps to channel much needed resources to local social welfare development to benefit the many needy. Every year, over 2 million needy benefit from your generosity.