On August 11th, overseas volunteers of Amity’s Young Adults Program (YAP) arrived in Nanjing to attend Amity’s Summer Training Program. Besides 14 German YAP participants, there was one volunteer from the UK and two teachers from the United States participating in the training.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations adopted the recommendation of UN’s Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant special consultative status to Amity Foundation at its coordination and management meeting in July 2014.
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.
On 20 August the Hong Kong Disaster Relief Fund approved grants of HKD 6.317 million to the Amity Foundation for providing relief to earthquake victims in Yunnan Province on the Mainland.