Pump up to help children with heart disease
Take part in the 2014 Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk
The CHF annual walkathon will be held on Sunday, 12 October at the Peak.

1.Highlights

We have gone through the difficult time and challenges with thousands of parents and children along the recovery path. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary, you are invited to “pump up” to help children with heart disease by walking with us and making the balloon art at the Peak.

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2.Details

Date :
Sunday, 12 October 2014
Time :
10:00AM – 1:00PM
Registration counter will be opened from 9:30am to 11:00am.
Opening performance by congenital heart disease children and the presentation ceremony will be started at 10:00am.
Venue :
The Peak Galleria
Route :
From Harlech Road to Lugard Road. (around 1 hour)

Details :
- Charity walk
- Fun games booths
- On stage variety show
Minimum donation :
Individual : HK$200 / person
Family : HK500 / group (maximum 4 members including at most 2 adults aged 18 or above)

*Free shuttle bus from Admiralty to the Peak is available.
* A Kiehl’s gift and a bottle of water will be presented to all participants. The 5 participants with the highest amount of donation will receive a special gift.

3. What is the Charity Walk?

The first CHF Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk took place in 2000. It has since become an annual event, raising more than HK$10 million to support the CHF’s charitable services. Let’s join together this year to support children with heart disease and take part in a healthy activity.

4. Objective:

  • To raise public awareness about congenital heart disease.
  • To promote the importance of exercise on heart health.
  • To raise funds for the Children’s Heart Foundation.

5.Targets Funds :
HK$2,000,000.00

6.Join the Walk :
A. Enroll :

B. Collect donations and complete the sponsorship list
C. Payment :
  • Crossed cheque made payable to ‘Children’s Heart Foundation’ to CHF office (together with the registration form )
  • Direct deposit to the CHF bank account in Standard Charted Bank (HK) Ltd. A/C NO: 447-1-034943-5. Send the bank slip with registration form to CHF office
  • Make the payment online (The Service Company will charge the CHF an administration fee of 3.5% - 4% for every transaction). Print out the payment confirmation and send it back to the CHF office.
  • Submit the payment on 12 Oct 2014 at the registration counter.
D. Walk :
  • Present the registered form/ the online confirmation slip together with the donation at the Registration  Counter at the Peak Galleria at the given time.
E. Receipt :
  • CHF will issue official receipts according to the sponsorship list. The receipts will be sent within 3 months     of the event to the address given by the representative.
F. Remarks :
  • All submitted payment record/cheque shall be sent with a copy of the registration form to CHF.
  • Pre-registration by faxing the completed form to CHF is needed on or before 30 Sept 2014.
  • Minimum donation amount per person is HK$200. Receipt will be issued for donations of HK$100 or above.

7. Important Notes :

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied byadults.
  • Limited hourly parking space is available at the Peak Galleria.
  • Please use the registration form to reserve free seats on the shuttle buses from Admiralty to the Peak and board at the bus stop at Admiralty Centre (Exit A of Admiralty MTR Station) between 9:15am - 9:45am.
  • Friendly pets are welcome. Owners must maintain good control of pets at all time and are wholly liable for the damage or wounds suffered by any person who is bitten or attacked by the pet at the event.
  • The event will be cancelled due to bad weather. Notification will be announced at the CHF website on the Walk Day.
  • Donations will NOT be refunded should the event be cancelled due to bad weather or under any other circumstances beyond the control of the CHF. Those who have not completed the donation process are encouraged to keep supporting the children with congenital heart disease by donation.
  • A Walking Pass will be given to the participant who raises at least HK$200.
  • The information collected will only be used for the CHF events.

8.History :

2013
Themed with the “Hug and Love” theme, the walk had completed with a great success on 27 October at the Peak. Around 5,000 participants and over 200 volunteers attended the walk with over HK$2 Million raised that has broken the CHF record.
The participants were encouraged to post a “hug” photos with warm messages on the facebook not only helped raising the public awareness to the congenital heart disease children but also giving a great support to the kids and parents.
The event was supported by the Secretary For Food and Health, Dr. Ko Wing-man, the Honorary Patron of the CHF, Mrs. Selina Chow, the Honorary Advisers Dr. C C Luk and Mr. Duncan Pescod.
2012
With the theme of “Support the Rainbow”, over 5,000 participants attended the walk with near HK$1.7 million raised. It was our pleasure to have the Secretary For Food and Health, Dr. Ko Wing-man, Mrs. Selina Chow Dr. C C Luk and Mr. Duncan Pescod together with various local celebrities to participate in the event, appear on stage and promote children’s heart health.
2011
With the theme of “Heart-to-Heart, Be-a-Part”, all participants walked in pairs with a bracelet binding them to experience the shared feeling of care, tolerance and acceptance – a reflection of the sacrifice parents make for their sick children. With the support of Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Mr. Richard Yuen, Mrs. Selina Chow, Dr. C C Luk, the “Heart-to-Heart Charity Stars” Miss Toby Leung and Miss Vangie Tang, we raised over HK$900,000. Over 2,500 participants and over 230 volunteers joined us on the day.
2010
The theme “Children's Heart Forever” (永保童心) reminded us to work together for the children while staying cheerful and energetic like a child. Almost HK$1,000,000 was raised with the support of Mrs. Selina Chow, Mr Duncan Pescod; Dr. Luk Che-Chung; Miss Hong Kong 2010 Champion - Miss Toby Chan; 1st Runner-up - Miss Sammi Cheung; 2nd Runner-up - Miss Lisa Chong; nearly 3,000 people participated.
2009
10th Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk, with guest of honour Mr. Shane Soloman, Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital Authority. Almost HK$850,000 was raised with the support of Mrs. Selina Chow and Mr Craig Armstrong, Chief Information Officer of Standard Chartered
2008
The 2008 Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk at the Peak saw 2,500 participants raise almost HK$1 million. The event was supported by Mrs. Selina Chow, Dr. Lawrence Lai, Mr. Bowie Lam, Mr. Deep Ng and Ms. Sherman Chung.
2007
The charity walk was held at the Happy Valley Race Course, with 2,500 participants raising HK$800,000.
2006
The Walkathon held at Tai Tam Country Park was a challenge for the 3,000-participants as it included a steep incline. The walk attracted the largest ever number of participants.
2005
The 2005 Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk was a success in terms of the amount of funds raised and the number of participants. Miss Christie Woo and Mr. Ng Tung took part and completed the walk.
2004
Guests of honour were Mr Paul Tang, Director of Social Welfare Department, Mr Peter Sullivan, Deputy CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (HK) and Mr. Mike Daley, Vice President of Mattel Inc. Mr. Andy Hui-CHF Heart Ambassador also joined the event.
2003
Guests of honour were Mrs. Carrie Lam Director of the Social Welfare Department and Mr Peter Wong, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (HK).
2002
Guests of honour were Mr Tsang Yam Pui, Commissioner of Police, singers Mr. Alex Fong and Miss Rain Lee.
2001
The 2nd Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk, with guests of honour Mr Nicholas Tse and Mr Eason Chan.
2000
1st Heart-to-Heart Charity Walk, guest of honour Mrs. Alice Chiu.


9.About the CHF Cups :

i) Objectives :

  • Encourage public support for children suffering from heart disease
  • Increase enjoyment of the Walk.
  • Promote the importance of exercise.

Types of CHF Cups :

CUPs
Assessment Criteria
Royal Cup
The greatest amount of funds raised
Caring Cup
The largest number of participants in a team

ii) Join the CHF Cups :
All participating teams and individuals are automatically entered in the CHFs "Royal Cup" and "Caring Cup".

iii) Result :

  • Award presentation will be held at the opening ceremony of the Walk.
  • Winners will be awarded with the trophy and souvenir.


10.Sponsors & Supporters
We would like to thank all our sponsors and supporting units.


Sponsors


Supporters

Enquiry

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Tel :
2553 0331
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Fax :
2553 4886

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