Charity ice bucket challenge held in freezing Harbin
Updated : 2019-12-26
By ( e.my399.com )
The unusual challenge was sponsored by Harbin Shangri-La Hotel and Songbei Shangri-La Hotel, as part of efforts to raise funds for Yongsheng Primary School and to increase public awareness of issues impacting education in rural areas.
The raised money will be used to improve the facilities and teaching conditions at Yongsheng Elementary School, so that teachers and students can have a much more convenient and efficient school environment.
Initiated in 2014, this year’s challenge has witnessed an increasing number of participants.
A total of 56 people managed to complete the challenge, winning applause from spectators while raising money for the primary school.
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