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'Lee & Man Paper Lingnan Walkathon 2023' draws over 1,000 participants to raise funds for young entrepreneurs

LU hosts ‘Lee & Man Paper Lingnan Walkathon 2023’ to raise funds for startups

Lingnan University hosted the "Lee & Man Paper Lingnan Walkathon 2023" on 23 April at the West Kowloon Cultural District Art Park to raise funds for the LU Entrepreneurship Fund.


Raised over HK$3 million, the event attracted some 1,000 participants who walked along the waterfront promenade and enjoyed a funfair on the lawn featuring music performances, workshops, games, and teaching and learning booths. 



(From left) LU President Prof Leonard K ChengFinancial Secretary of the Hong Kong SAR Government Paul Chan Mo-porepresentatives of the Title Sponsor Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited Rosanna Lee and Ross Li, LU Council Chairman Andrew Yao Cho-fai and Chairman of Institutional Advancement Committee Mason Wu officiate at the opening of the event.




Participants walk along the West Kowloon Cultural District waterfront promenade, a distance of about three kilometres.


The success of the Walkathon is ensured by the generous support of title sponsor Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited; major sponsor Bright Future Charitable Foundation; event sponsors AR Charitable Foundation, Biu Chun Watch Hands & Parts Manufacturers Limited, Kingrich Charitable Foundation Association Limited, Lee Shau Kee Foundation, Lingnan Club, Lingnan Education Organization, Mr Ben Fok on behalf of the Fok Ying Tung Foundation and Shanghai Commercial Bank; as well as start-up sponsors Lingnan University Alumni Association (Hong Kong), Mr Quincy Kwan-yiu Lui, BBS, The S. H. Ho Foundation Limited and Wong’s International Holdings Limited.




The funfair on the lawn with music performances, workshops, games,
and teaching and learning booths, attracts an enthusiastic audience.