VTech and its Employees Donate HK$3.35 Million to Sichuan Earthquake Victims
Hong Kong – VTech Holdings Ltd (HKSE: 303; LSE: VTH; ADR: VTKHY) announced today that the Group and its staff in Hong Kong and the mainland China have donated a total of HK$3,350,880 towards disaster relief efforts for the Sichuan earthquake victims. The donation was channeled to various relief agencies, including the Red Cross, with the aim of making every effort to help the victims recover from the disaster and rebuild their lives.
Immediately after the devastating earthquake in Sichuan province on 12th May, the Group initiated a fund-raising campaign among staff in its Hong Kong and the mainland China offices and factories. This campaign was fully supported by all staff and has raised funds of over HK$1.9 million.
The Group has contributed the donation to various charitable and governmental organizations, including the Hong Kong Red Cross, World Vision Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF, Oxfam, Red Cross in Dongguan and Qingyuan, the Shenzhen Municipal Charity Organization and Liaobu Town Government.
VTech is one of the world's largest suppliers of corded and cordless telephones and electronic learning products. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Founded in 1976, the Group's mission is to be the most cost effective designer and manufacturer of innovative, high quality consumer electronics products and to distribute them to markets worldwide in the most efficient manner.
For further information, please contact:
VTech Holdings Ltd
(852) 2680-1000 (office)
(852) 2680-1788 (fax)
VTech representative in Hong Kong
Kennes Young, GolinHarris
(852) 2501-7987 (office)
(852) 2810-4780 (fax)