Organization: Sedan Chair Charities Fund

Detail: The 2013 Sedan Chair Race will be held on October 27, 2013. It consists of teams carrying sedan chairs racing around the Peak on a route (2.1km), starting from The Matilda International Hospital.

Background: The annual Sedan Chair Race is the main fundraising event of the Sedan Chair Charities Fund. The fund raised goes to support charitable organisations that generally do not receive assistance from the Hong Kong Community Chest, Hong Kong Jockey Club or the Government – none go to the Matilda International Hospital.

To date, the Sedan Chair Race has raised over $63.3 million for Hong Kong charities with Granville Sharp’s legacy of Matilda continuing its support to Hong Kong’s needy.

Duration: October 27 2013 (Sunday);  race – 10:00 -12:00 ; bazaar – 12:00nn – 3:00 PM

Location: Matilda International Hospital, The Peak, HK

Website:  Click here

Nature:  Fund raising

Region:  Hong Kong

Source of Information: Sedan Chair Charities Fund