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2020.12.25 Charity

Chugai Pharma Taiwan and Yi-Xin Children’s Home create a warm and merry Christmas

As the year draws to a close and Christmas approaches, during this season that is symbolic of giving, warmth and happiness, many children are bursting with expectation at the thought of receiving new toys and tucking into a Christmas feast. There are also, however, disadvantaged children whose only wish is that they do not need to worry where the next meal is coming from, and can continue with their education.

Concerned with the straitened financial circumstances and educational difficulties faced by society’s disadvantaged children, Chugai Pharma Taiwan hopes it can contribute to society by organizing charitable donation activities, to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by disadvantaged groups.

Chugai Pharma Taiwan president Henry Chen, first left, director of human resources Susan Chou, third left, present a donation of NT$320,000 during a visit to Yi-Xin Children’s Home in Yunlin County on Dec. 22.
Chugai Pharma Taiwan president Henry Chen, first left, director of human resources Susan Chou, third left, present a donation of NT$320,000 during a visit to Yi-Xin Children’s Home in Yunlin County on Dec. 22.
Cycling for public welfare, fulfilling our social responsibility

Chugai Pharma Taiwan places great importance on social welfare and corporate social responsibility, and implements the UN’s sustainable development goals. In addition, the company also highly values the physical and mental wellbeing of its employees.

Every year, we organize regular charity bicycle rides around the island, which allows employees to leave behind their busy work schedules, get out of the office and bond with each other, all while doing some good for society.

This year, Chugai Pharma Taiwan held a three-day charitable cycling event, passing through Yunlin, Changhua and Nantou counties. On the way, the group visited Yi-Xin Children’s Home in Yunlin County and donated computer screens, cinema projectors and a range of everyday supplies, as well as electric ovens, food processors, electric cooking pots, rice, olive oil and toilet paper. The event was a great success and allowed employees to experience the beauty of giving back to society.

Father Christmas visits Children’s Home, creating happy memories

Yi-Xin Children’s Home primarily cares for disadvantaged children from families who are unable to support them. They could be from single-parent families or may have lost both parents and require external financial assistance and care. So that these children can spend a warm and happy Christmas, on Dec. 22 Chugai Pharma Taiwan president Henry Chen (陳榮華) and director of human resources Susan Chou(周淑升) personally led the group of volunteer employees to Yunlin County.

In addition to donating NT$320,000 toward an educational foundation, Henry and Susan dressed up as Santa Claus and a Christmas tree, and distributed Christmas chocolates and candies to more than 30 children within the Children’s Home. Henry and Susan hope that in addition to providing practical education and financial help, their visit will have left the children with happy memories in their hearts and convey some Christmas warmth to some of the most disadvantaged members of society. Staff at Yi-Xin Children’s Home expressed their sincere gratitude to Chugai Pharma Taiwan. During the event, the school’s deputy director, Chen Shu-mei (陳淑美), explained that the school constantly struggles with a lack of resources and said that the 32 children in its charge each have their own poignant stories that would make people well-up with tears. Chen added that the school is incredibly moved by Chugai Pharma Taiwan’s warmth and generosity. “Words cannot express our gratitude,” said Chen. Extracted from Taipei Times 2020-12-25 press release on Official Website