SJM donates MOP694,890 to support 2020 Walk for a Million
In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 37th “Walk for a Million” on 13 December 2020 was changed to an online format. Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM”) continued to show its support to this annual event with 9,489 staff members enrolled for the charity walk. The total number of steps accumulated by SJM staff members were 60,463,373, with an average of 6,371.94 steps per staff, illustrating every participating staff finished a 4 km-journey online. In response, SJM decided to make an extra donation of MOP94,890, based on MOP10 donation for each participating staff member, making the company’s total donation to this charity event to MOP694,890, extending love and warmth to the community.
According to the organiser, the number of SJM members enrolled for the online charity walk was the highest, demonstrating the company’s devotion to promoting charity amidst the pandemic.
Ms. Daisy Ho, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SJM said, “SJM upholds Dr. Stanley Ho’s principle of ‘from society, to society’. An ardent supporter of the ‘Walk for a Million’ event, we encourage our staff to take part in the charity walk which has been changed to online this year under the pandemic. We are pleased to show our continued support to the needy in society, further spreading love and warmth to the community in this difficult time.”
Ms. Angela Leong, Managing Director of SJM and Chairman of the Staff Welfare Consultative Committee of SJM said, “We are thankful for SJM staff members’ active participation in the charity event, making SJM’s team the largest among all the participating corporations and associations, demonstrating our concerted efforts and team spirit, as well as our care for society.”