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3 July 2017
 
New President For The Community Chest of Hong Kong
 
Mr Charles Y K Lee, GBM, JP was elected 2017/2018 President of The Community Chest of Hong Kong at the organisation’s first Board meeting of the year, to succeed Mrs Regina Leung.
 
Mr Charles Lee has served The Community Chest in various capacities since 1992: Board of Directors; Executive Committee Chairman and Member; and Campaign Committee Chairman. Mr Lee has also contributed to Hong Kong with his many civic appointments including: Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited; Council Chairman of The Open University of Hong Kong; Chairman of Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority; and Chairman of The Hong Kong Arts Festival.
 
About The Community Chest of Hong Kong
The Community Chest of Hong Kong was established in 1968 as an independent, non-profit making organisation neither funded, nor operated by the Government. Each year, the Chest organises fund-raising events to benefit over 160 member social welfare agencies that reach out to more than two million beneficiaries in Hong Kong in six major areas of services: children & youth, elderly, family & child welfare, medical & health, rehabilitation & aftercare, and community development. The Chest’s administrative expenses come from a subsidised grant from our partner-in-charity, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, in addition to income from investments. This allows the Chest to allocate 100% of funds raised to charitable use; this operations model makes the Chest unique among its peers, and helps fulfil its mission to act as trustee of the donors.
 
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