During the last few days, additional folding beds and rain clothes have been distributed to people in need after roads were reopened and remote communities became accessible by trucks. The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Archbishop Relief Fund donated 100,000 HKD on 20 August 2014 to Amity's relief aid to support the victims of Ludian earthquake.
Amity Printing Press participated in the 65th Premier Print Awards, the world's most prestigious international print competition, hold in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Out of more than 3,000 entries Amity’s Commemorative Bible won the highest honor in the Innovation category ‘Benny Award’. The jury selected the company's work as an example of the highest standards of the printing industry.
In the evening on 4 August at 8.30pm, the first batch of relief supplies arrived in Huodehong Township, Ludian. The town is about 10 kilometers beeline away from the epicenter of the earthquake. Amity delivered 10,000 bottles of water, 5 tons of rice and 600 buckets of cooking oil.
On Sunday 3 August, 2014 at 4.40pm, an earthquake of 6.5 magnitude on the Richter scale struck southwest China, Yunnan. At least 398 people died and more than 1,800 are injured. In the quake zone more than 12,000 houses have toppled and more than 30,000 have been severely damaged.
Four Amity staff members attended the AIDS Conference in Melbourne from July 20-25, 2014. The International AIDS Conference is a gathering of people working in the field of HIV, policy makers, and other persons affected by HIV.