Thursday, December 22, 2005

Nike, World Vision to present 2nd Annual Celebrity Charity Game

The second annual "Embrace Prosperity" Celebrity Charity Basketball Game will be held at Taiwan University Gymnasium on December 28, Nike Taiwan and World Vision Taiwan announced.

SBL players Chen Hsin-an, Tien Lei and Lin Chi-jay will play in the game as well as a collection of Taiwanese entertainers which include Jay Chou. Blackie (Chen Jian-chou) and Yen Hsin-shu, both former national team players, will also participate. All proceeds will be donated to World Vision Taiwan.

Funds raised last year exceeded 3.6 million NTD (110,000 USD).

World Vision:
World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.