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WorldVentures Foundation Sends Largest Volunteer Contingent to Heartstrings Walk 2017

by On Sep 15, 2017

On Saturday, 9 September 2017, 200 volunteers joined WorldVentures Foundation to celebrate Volunteer Day at the Heartstrings Walk 2017.

WorldVentures Foundation Send Largest Volunteer Contingent at Heartstrings Walk 2017

Returning for its seventh consecutive year, the Heartstrings Walk consisted of a 4-kilometre charity walk, 57-storey vertical marathon up the iconic Marina Bay Sands and a family carnival. With thousands of participants, volunteers, and beneficiaries, the event signified Singapore’s positive action towards building a society of inclusiveness.

Around 200 volunteers from WorldVentures Foundation walked with beneficiaries of Community Chest Singapore in a 4-kilometre fun walk around the picturesque Marina Bay area in an effort to raise awareness and support for underprivileged communities in Singapore. This mark the largest contingent of volunteers for Singapore Local Volunteer day thus far.

Since 2010, WorldVentures Foundation has set out to create a positive impact for children around the world. They teamed up with like-minded organizations and have helped 100 communities so far, enriching children’s lives through sustainable programs that promote health, safety and development.

WorldVentures Foundation Send Largest Volunteer Contingent at Heartstrings Walk 2017

The donations raised during the Heartstrings Walk 2017 will be channelled to local charities supported by the Foundation in the Asia Pacific region.

The 4-kilometre charity walk represents a collective effort to build one community that shares, cares, and shows how everyone can build a compassionate and inclusive home for all.

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Eva is a casual runner who has been hooked on marathons since her first race in 2011. She’s content to spend her weekends only on running. She is also a hiking enthusiast and traveling addict. When she’s not doing outdoor activities, she indulges in reading.

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