Press Release

180,000 Used Books as Low as HK$10 on Sale Proceeds to Benefit Needy Children

The annual Used Book Recycling Campaign, co-organised by World Vision Hong Kong and AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co. Limited, kicks off today (25 July) at Plaza Hollywood in Diamond Hill. Over 180,000 used books, ranging from novels, leisure reading, children’s books and comics, to reference books, are on sale for as low as HK$10.

The Campaign will raise funds for World Vision’s early childhood education projects in the provinces of Guangxi and Shaanxi, China, to help nurture children’s virtues and impart basic knowledge to the young generation. World Vision welcomes the public to support the book sale, so as to allow more vulnerable children to pursue their dreams.

Alongside the sale, the campaign offers free books to children from low-income families. This year, 11 local NGOs participate in this scheme as their staff will take children to the event to select their favourite readers and experience the joy of reading.

Campaign Details:

Book Sale

Date: 25 July (Thursday) – 3 August (Saturday)

Time: 11am – 8:30 pm (starts at 1pm on 25, 27, 31 July and 3 August)

VenueStars Atrium, 1/F Plaza Hollywood, Diamond Hill, Kowloon

Book Prices

Comics and Discounted Books

HK$10 each

Children’s Books/ Novels/ Leisure Books and Reference Books

HK$20 each

Enquiries

Tel: 2394 2394
Website: www.worldvision.org.hk/eng/usedbook/


The Used Book Recycling Campaign has been co-organised by World Vision Hong Kong and AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Limited since 1992. The event has raised over HK$35 million in the past 27 years for World Vision’s poverty-alleviation projects in the world.

Published on 25 Jul 2019

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