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Q: Why should I pick this event versus other fundraising campaigns?
A: Apart from raising money for a good cause, it is a great opportunity to spend a holiday with a small group of children supported by CHF and about 50 guests with diverse background in nice setting and enjoy well planned activities.

About Donation and Participation Fee

Q: Is HK$35,000 donation mandatory? What is it for?
A: Our aim is to raise HK$2 million net in this event. Each participant is required to make a minimum donation of HK$35,000 to attend (an individual contribution, from a group of friends/supporters or through corporate donation/matching gift program). The funds will be used exclusively for education related activities for AIDS impacted orphans in China.

Q: Will my donations go directly to those in need?
A: Yes, CHF staff will ensure that money will be given directly to those in need. No agents or middlemen are involved.

Q: Will a report be submitted detailing how the HK$2 million is spent?
A: A separate account will be opened to handle funds raised through this event and will be independently audited.

Q: Will part of my donation be used to sponsor the trip expenses of CHF staff and volunteers?
A: No, all trip expenses of CHF staff and volunteers will be paid by themselves or by sponsors.

Q: Are my donations tax deductible?
A: The donations are tax deductible but the participation fee is not. Receipts will be issued by CHF.

Q: What expenses are covered by the participation fee?
A: Expenses covered include:
o Travel costs of about 20 CHF-sponsored children and accompanying staff to join Walk For Chalk
o Transportation within Xian
o Activities in Xian
o All meals during the 4 day trip
o Admission charges to all places and activities in the itinerary
o Exceptions: individual pick-up and drop-off requirement in Xian

About the Trip

Q: Can I stay behind in Xian at the end of the tour?
A: Sure. We will help make the best arrangement for you. Please discuss your plan with us.

Q: What are my options for travel between HK and Xian?
A: Flight from Shenzhen Airport to Xian. Special coach will be arranged for HK/Shenzhen airport travel.

Q: Can I book air tickets with my own agent?
A: You can book air tickets with your own agent. Do check with FAE for special rates and arrangements available. Should you arrange through your own agent, do provide us of your detail arrival/departure date, time and flight numbers to allow us to arrange pick up and drop off in Xian.

 

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