Paris, France · 23 September 2019 · World Chefs Without Borders prepares for CSR Vietnam
World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) announced today that plans are underway for Chefs Social Responsibility (“CSR”) events to be held in Ho Chi Mhing, Vietnam from October 19 to 21, 2019.
During CSR Vietnam, WCWB members from Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, China, Iceland, Singapore and Vietnam will join the Professional Chefs Guild of Saigon to showcase Vietnamese cuisine and local products during the International Chefs Day Gala Fund Raising Dinner and when preparing healthy meals to feed over 500 homeless children.
Funds raised on International Chefs Day, October 20, 2019, will provide better basic kitchen facilities to feed the homeless children at the City Youth Center and will support the ROOM TO READ children education program.
WCWB Chairman Willment Leong will be onsite leading CSR Vietnam, and firmly believes, “As Chefs, if you can’t find faith in humanity, perform your CSR and you will become the faith in humanity.”
Alexander Chong, Executive Chef of New World Saigon Hotel has been appointed Project Director for CSR Vietnam. WCWB is confident that by working together, these humanitarian events will be a big success and make a difference in the lives and hearts of the children.
WCWB CSR Vietnam Slogan – “There is Always Hope for a Better Tomorrow”
ABOUT ROOM TO READ
Room to Read is a non-profit organization for improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded on the belief that “World Change Starts With Educated Children,” the organization focuses on working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments. Room to Read develops literacy skills and the habit of reading among primary school children and supports girls in completing secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond. Room to Read is serving communities in ten countries in Asia and Africa: South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is a global humanitarian aid initiative by Worldchefs. Our mission is to support and mobilize our global network of volunteer chefs to undertake initiatives providing education and resources to those in need and afflicted by natural disasters.
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