Throughout 2022, 1,325 volunteers from 119 companies and NGOs went into 118 local communities in Chaoyang District, Beijing, as part of an initiative to encourage these organizations and businesses to provide more community volunteer services. The volunteers carried out 703 activities, ranging from legal aid to cultural promotion.
Beijing Yingke Law Firm launched a program where 120 of its staff members conducted 17 consultation sessions and a series of online legal literacy trainings to spread related knowledge to residents — reaching nearly 260,000 people.
Another voluntary legal service program was organized by Beijing Denton Law Office, with a focus on protecting minors.
To promote Chinese culture among foreign talents, the Wangjing International Talent Volunteer Team designed the Tell the World about Chaoyang Program. By organizing cross-cultural activities, the program reached more than 500 people and 30 enterprises.
The volunteer team of China Women’s University held a mutual aid program titled “By girls for girls” to help girls in urgency gain access to sanitary towels, which so far has benefitted more than a thousand girls.
Companies such as Starbucks and Lianjia, a Chinese real-estate brokerage company, also launched their volunteer service projects in response to the initiative.