“JOY TO YOUR WORLD” CHARITY CAMPAIGN, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MAKE-A-WISH(R)INTERNATIONAL, TO BRING HAPPINESS AND HOPE
HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DFS Group (DFS), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, today launches an exceptional charity campaign in partnership with the world’s largest wish-granting organization, Make-A-Wish®. The "Joy To Your World" campaign features a star-studded line-up of twelve celebrity ambassadors from Asia, who will help to grant wishes to children who are battling life-threatening illnesses.
Until December 25, DFS and the celebrity ambassadors will invite the public to unite and share their joy in support of those most in need during the holiday season. To participate in this campaign, follow @DFSOfficial on Instagram and Facebook and #JoyToYourWorld.
"We are honoured and excited to partner with Make-A-Wish this year in support of children in need. DFS is committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and we believe it is especially important during the holiday season to bring joy to those in need," says Philippe Schaus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DFS Group.
The mission of Make-A-Wish is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Since its inception in 1980, Make-A-Wish has collectively granted the wishes of more than 334,000 children in nearly 50 countries.
The twelve celebrity ambassadors partnering with DFS are Aaron Kwok, actor and singer (Hong Kong/China), Beni, singer (Japan), Bonnie Chen, model (China), Carina Lau, actress (Hong Kong/China), Chi-Lam Cheung, actor and singer (Hong Kong/China), Denise Keller, TV host (Singapore), Donnie Yen, actor (Hong Kong/China), Michele Reis, actress (Hong Kong/China), Rosamund Kwan, actress (Hong Kong/China), Tsubasa Masuwaka, model (Japan), Yusuke Iseya, actor and director (Japan), and Zi-Lin Zhang, Miss World 2007 (China).
Donation boxes have also been placed in 13 DFS stores around the world until December 26 to encourage public participation:
- T Galleria by DFS, Hong Kong, Causeway Bay
- T Galleria by DFS, Hong Kong, Canton Road
- T Galleria by DFS, Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui East
- DFS, Hong Kong International Airport
- T Galleria by DFS, Macau, City of Dreams
- T Galleria by DFS, Macau, Shoppes at Four Seasons
- T Galleria by DFS, Singapore
- DFS Galleria Bali — Denpasar
- DFS Galleria Cairns
- DFS Galleria Sydney
- DFS Galleria Auckland
- DFS, Auckland Airport
- T Galleria by DFS, Okinawa