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PolyU Fund-raising Dinner 2018/19 "Create ‧ Impact" raised over $19.8 million

 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Fund-raising Dinner 2018/19 was held on 1 November 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With the theme of "Create ‧ Impact", the Dinner brought together over 800 distinguished guests, alumni, target donors and supporters of PolyU for a meaningful reunion.

Forty-three guests joined the kick-off ceremony and toasting, including: Professor Li Lu, Director of the Department of Educational, Scientific and Technological Affairs, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR, Mr Chan Tze-ching, PolyU Council Chairman, Professor Timothy W. Tong, PolyU President, Dr Katherine Ngan Ng Yu-ying, Chairman of the PolyU Foundation, Dr Patrick Poon and Dr Yip Kit-chuen, Honorary Chairmen of the PolyU Foundation, Dr Raymond Chan and Mr Richard Sun, Co-Chairmen of the Event Organizing Committee, as well as members of the Governing Committee of the PolyU Foundation, PolyU Council and Court.

Highlights of the Dinner included the wonderful performance of famous erhu and percussionist Master Guo Gan, guzheng master Dr Zou Lunlun as well as the Chinese martial arts and guzheng performance by Dr Raymond Chan. The finale performance was the singing by Miss Cally Kwong, Ms Fiona Cheung together with the President's Band comprising Prof. Timothy W. Tong, PolyU students and alumni, which brought everyone at the Dinner to their feet, singing and dancing.

Among the climaxes of the Dinner was the charity auction of seven items, including premium wines, exquisite artworks, Council Chairman’s Private Kitchen, PolyU President’s personal guitar and high jewelry sponsored by Dr Daniel C.Y. Chan, Ms Shirley Chan Suk-ling, Mr Louis Mak Law-mo, Mr Chan Tze-ching, Prof. Timothy W. Tong and Mr Alan Kiang Ping-fai respectively.

The Dinner also featured a mini exhibition showcasing highlights of the projects which PolyU has undertaken to bring positive impact to the society.
 
Over HK$19.8 million was raised from the Dinner, the net proceeds will be used to support the student development and general development of PolyU. The Dinner owed its success to the generous support of sponsors, including:

Principal Sponsor:

Fantastic Natural Cosmetics Limited (FANCL)

Premier Sponsors:

Glorious Sun Group

 

Kingrich Asia Holdings Ltd

Diamond Sponsors:

Bright Future Charitable Foundation

 

Brilliant International Group

 

Dr Raymond Chan, JP & Mrs Shirley Chan Pau Shiu-yeng

 

Ms Fiona Cheung Sun-yu, MH

 

Jetta Company Limited

 

King's Flair Development Limited

 

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited

 

Dr Katherine Ngan Ng Yu-ying, MH, LP

 

Shing Cheong Charitable Foundation Limited

Gold Sponsors:

Biel Crystal (HK) Manufactory Limited

 

Fujikon Industrial Holdings Limited, Mr Johnny Yeung Chi-hung, MH

 

German Pool

 

Ms Pansy Ho, JP

 

New Frontier

 

Win Hanverky Holdings Ltd

Jade Sponsors:

Chevalier Group

 

Chuang Tze Cheung Charity Foundation

 

Mrs Katherine Leung Hung Siu-lin

 

Por Yen Charitable Foundation Ltd

 

Sa Sa Making Life Beautiful Charity Fund

 

Dr Henry Tan

 

Dr Irene Tang Mo-lin

 

Tuve Hotel

 

The Universal Hardware & Plastic Factory Limited

 

WKF Foundation

 

Dr Raymond Wong

Pearl Sponsors:

9H Limited

 

Dr Raymond Chan, JP & Mrs Shirley Chan Pau Shiu-yeng

 

Mr Samson Chan

 

Mr Chao Chen-kuo

 

Ms Sabrina Chao

 

Ms Janet Chen

 

Mr K.K. Chiu & Mr Francis Li

 

Mr Wilson W.Y. Chow

 

Chung Nam Group Limited

 

CLP Power Hong Kong Limited

 

Ir Johnny Fan Siu-kay

 

Fenix Group Holdings Ltd

 

Fook Tin Group Holdings Limited

 

The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited

 

Mr Alan Kiang Ping-fai

 

Kinox Enterprises Ltd

 

NWS Holdings Limited

 

Parsons Music Corporation

 

Mr Raymond Poon Tak-cheong

 

Popway Hotel

 

Simson Suen Foundation

 

Starlite Holdings Limited

 

Ms Candy M.K. Tam

 

Dr Henry Tseng Chee

 

The Tsim Sha Tsui District Kai Fong Welfare Association

 

Vantage Charity Foundation Limited

 

Mr Xi Yu-shan

 

Ms Amelia Yau

 

Dr Yip Kit-chuen

VIP Tickets:

Dr Daniel C.Y. Chan

 

Mrs Nina Lam, MH

 

Mr Peter Lau

 

Mrs Stella Lau Kun Lai-kuen

 

Mr Liu Zheng-qi

 

Mr Lo Kam-wing

 

The Professional Validation Centre of Hong Kong Business Sector

 

Squina International Group Ltd

 

Mr Tang To

 

T.K. Tsui & Associates Ltd

 

Mr Yu Tung-shan

 

Dr Royce Yuen, JP


The PolyU Foundation was officially established on 1 July 2014. It aims to support the University's endeavours in the improvement of facilities and related resources, promotion of research and development, and enhancement of the all-round development and competitiveness of students.  It serves to connect and recognize supporters and friends of the University.
 

 


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