Saturday, January 29, 2011

CNY Celebration for Volunteers & Members

Sheau Yuan reminded me to attend their CNY celebration organised by each branch of the charity foundation nearby our neighbourhood. Some vegetarian food, dessert & mandarin orange were prepared for us.

Some drama act from the volunteers were performed. Video & CNY speeches from the foundation founder was shown too. Then we were given this special coin. It was same size as NT$ 50 cents which had a special meaning to the history of the foundation. The founder actually spent her books copyright royalties to make these coins. We were required to randomly pick up a rolled paper - JingSi note. My note was "Always strive to learn & upgrade, do not drag our feet".

Finally we were given Bodhi leaves to write down our New Year resolution and dropped them into their basket before leaving:

Short story of the NT$ 50 cents:
In 1966, with the support of 30 housewives who donate NT$ 50 cents a day to establish a charity fund, the founder started this charity foundation in Taiwan. With that, it is now spread into five continents across the world.


hui ying said...

so, have you registered as their member?

Yan Ting said...

Well, just help them out when I'm free. Why not ;)