On October 28, the Amity Foundation co-hosted a feast for senior citizens to advocate and foster a spirit of dedication, friendship and volunteering for the elderly. In addition, the 'Project to Care for Thousands of Seniors in Need' was launched.
On October 13, 2017, the China Foundation Center (CFC) and the United Nations Development Program China (UNDP) organized an international conference in Geneva, launching the “Philanthropy for Sustainable Development in China” report in China.
From September 14 to 26, the Amity Foundation provided emergency relief to households in Sri Lanka. The disaster relief project ensures affected people receive effective humanitarian assistance, protecting them from further hazards caused by disasters, thus maintaining their dignity.
On September 25, a charity exchange forum was held in Hong Kong, Wan Chai. More than 80 persons from companies, foundations, academia, government and NGOs attended the meeting to share information about the rise and development of philanthropy on the Mainland.
On September 15, the Amity Foundation and the U.Plus Academy jointly established an autism education fund. The fund was set up to support and train special education teachers, caretakers and other practitioners, who are working on the front line on autism care.