Red Cross receives 680 million yuan in anti-SARS donations
( 2003-07-12 09:56) (Xinhua)
The China Red Cross Society (CRCS) had received 680 million yuan (US$81.92
million) in donations to fight severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) by July
About 557 million yuan was collected by red cross branches across the
CRCS vice-president Wang Lizhong thanked the donors and promised the
donations would be dispensed as soon as possible.
Wang also welcomed monitoring of the CRCS by people from all walks of
society, especially the donors and media.