On November 24th, 2022, Gamuda Land Vietnam (“Gamuda Land”) and VinaCapital Foundation’s Heartbeat Vietnam Program officially announced the 9th annual charity run with many exciting activities, Run For The Heart (RFTH), to raise funds for children with congenital heart defects.
With the theme “Dream Run” the Organising Committee wishes to spread the program’s meaning to the community and hopes everyone who participates in Run For The Heart 2023 will be a “Dream Carrier” and bring life-saving opportunities to our little hearts.
Run For The Heart 2023 will be a combination of both online fundraising activities and offline runs. The fundraising campaign is going to last for several months with numerous exciting activities. Besides, the offline run along with a closing ceremony to announce the total donations raised from the community will happen at Celadon City, the ‘green lung’ of the West of HCMC, on 12th February 2023 with the participation of more than 10,000 people.
Everyone can support the program in many different ways including direct donations at Gamuda Land’s offices in Ho Chi Minh City, online transfer to Heartbeat Vietnam, or joining the virtual run Run For The Heart Online on Vietrace365, the most popular online running platform for Vietnamese runners. Detailed instructions can be found on the official website of the program RUN FOR THE HEART.
Mr. Dennis Ng, General Director of Gamuda Land Vietnam LLC., represented the Organizers to give a speech at the Kick-off ceremony: “The 9th Run For The Heart takes place after nearly 2 years of suspension because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, I really hope the campaign this year will receive strong support from the community, to be able to raise the biggest fund ever in the history of the program, because thousands of children are waiting to get the ‘miracle’ to have a healthy heart.”
“It’s VinaCapital Foundation’s honor to partner with Gamuda Land since 2013 to co-organize Run For The Heart a large-scale and meaningful charity event.”, Mr. Rad Kivette, CEO of VinaCapital Foundation stated, “Together with Gamuda Land and the contribution from the community, we are motivated and determined to keep moving forward to help more children and families have better access to healthcare, better living conditions and better lives overall. Heartbeat Vietnam is committed to assuring the mission of saving and supporting thousands of disadvantaged children in Vietnam.”
This time, with the strategic companionship of the Malaysian Business Chamber Vietnam (MBC), RFTH 2023 has already received great support from over 50 sponsors both locally and internationally such as Hoa Binh, Ricons, VinaCapital, CBM, Austin Home, Mai House Saigon, Thai Son Nam, Assa Abloy, MOEN Vietnam, Ong Vang, Fecon South, etc., as well as many ambassadors who are famous artists and celebrities including Top 5 MU Vietnam 2022 Le Hoang Phuong, supermodel Vu Thu Phuong, singer Phuong Vy, singer and composer Hoang Bach, singer Y Kroc, model – businesswoman Vo Bach My Linh, actor Luong Anh Ngoc.
With the meaningful message “Heart to Heart – Raise the Lives”, Run For The Heart is an annual charity run organized by Gamuda Land and Heartbeat Vietnam of VinaCapital Foundation since 2013. Over the past 8 events, Run For The Heart has raised more than 35 billion VND, helping more than 1,300 disadvantaged children with congenital heart defects receive timely surgery, bringing a brighter future for them and their families.
To help provide life-saving heart surgery to little hearts so that they could enjoy growing healthily with a brighter future, you can donate to the program as followings:
I. Direct donation
- Gamuda Land Sales Gallery: 68, N1 street, Son Ki Ward, Tan Phu District, HCMC
- Gamuda Land (HCMC) office: 2, D2 street, Son Ki Ward, Tan Phu District, HCMC
- Telephone: 028 6252 9999
- Working hours:30 AM – 16.30 PM, Monday to Friday
II. Online donation via VinaCapital Foundation’s website HERE.
For every 200,000 VND, you will receive 01 running T-shirt from the program. The event will donate 150,000 VND per T-shirt to the Heartbeat Vietnam program to provide life-saving heart surgery for poor children with congenital heart defects.
III. Participate in the virtual run of Run For The Heart on Vietrace 365 HERE.
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