Clothes Bank’ first charity concert was successfully held on May.18. 2011. On the stage of Tsuen Wan Town Hall, several singers and bands, including Chen Yijun, Wang Leekai, Autumn Day and Morning Moment gave marvelous performances, wearing the clothes designed by the winners in the previous the 1st Clothes’ Bank Design Competition. All the income from tickets will be used to buy new uniforms, which will be sent to schools in rural area of Mainland China.
“I hope there will be more activities like this. In this way, we can really do something to help people in need. I hope there will be more people participating to these activities,” said Wang Leekai.
The 1st Clothes’ Bank Design Competition was held 10 days ago, all candidates showed their great enthusiasm and creativity in designing. Finally, 5 pieces of work stood out. The designers are Chui Hin, Yan Zhenji, Wong Fongyi and Leung Weili. All of them are university students who are passionate about designing. Following the charity concert, Clothes’ Bank plans to hold more activities, including regular workshops, etc.
Through one year’s effort, Clothes Bank now has donated to over 10 primary and secondary schools in Mainland China, helping over 1000 students. Meanwhile, more than 250 Hong Kong students gained free cloth material from Clothes Bank.