Amity Foundation’s Third Board met for the second time in Nanjing on the afternoon of 15 April, 2017. The Board passed Amity Foundation's 2016 and 2017 reports, plans and decided about other important matters.
In the year 2017 the five major religions of Jiangsu Province continue to jointly support the government in the efforts of poverty alleviation in Sandu County, Guizhou Province. End of March a delegation of leaders visited the County to visit poverty alleviation projects and to attend activities.
On April 2, the 10th World Autism Awareness Day was celebrated. Therefore, the Amity Foundation joined hands with a radio broadcast station, the Nanjing metro line and China Post Nanjing to reach out to the community.
On 24-26 March, Amity staff and six volunteers traveled from Hong Kong and Nanjing to Guiyang to organize workshops and training for almost 100 students of Amity’s University for Girls program.
On March 22, Hanscom Smith, the Consul General at the United States Consulate General in Shanghai visited an Amity Bakery shop and training base in Nanjing. He teamed up with Amity's General Secretary Mr. Qiu Zhonghui, and they participated in Service-Learning Training activities.