Volunteer services on the way forever
Zhao Ziheng, chairman of SIP Snow Lotus Student Assistance Federation (SIP SLSAF), was declared "Excellent Volunteer" at the recently concluded Jiangsu Awards for Volunteers.
Zhao, a pharmacist at Xietang Sub-District Hospital, has served as a volunteer in various public-benefit programs since 2005. He and his friends founded a website in 2010 and then SIP SLSAF to provide assistance to poverty-stricken students.
SIP SLSAF provides a variety of volunteer services with the purpose of helping students in different situations acquire educational opportunities. Among these services are one-on-one schooling support and book and school supply donations.
So far, SIP SLSAF has established 32 student assistance stations in many areas all over the country, with more than 600 volunteers and donators offering services and financial support of about RMB 4 million to more than 4,000 students in Jiangsu province and some western provinces.
September 30, 2017