Jinshan volunteers provide more than 11,300 service projects

Dec 6, 2018

There were 134,368 registered volunteers and 1,071 registered volunteer groups engaged in 11,347 service projects in Jinshan District by the end of November.

So far the volunteers and groups have provided a total of 4.21 million hours of volunteer service for local residents.

Yao Hui in Jialou Village of Lvxiang Town is one of the volunteers, and there are seven registered volunteers in the village. Every day, Yao delivers a meal at lunch time to Chen Ajuan in the village.

Chen, 86, is a widow and her son and daughter-in-law are migrant workers in other places. In addition, Chen only pays 5 yuan (US$0.74) each time for the meal with vegetables and meat delivered by Yao.

Yao and six other volunteers deliver meals for more than 50 senior people, who are either widowed, living alone or with physical difficulties.