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This summer, Tufts China Care, an on-campus organization focused on helping local Chinese adoptees and special needs children in China, proudly revealed the fruits of their labor for the 2011-2012 school year in their annual report. In this school year, they managed to raise 47% more funds which went toward the costs of surgeries for 10 orphans in China who suffered from cleft lip and palate, spina bifida, or hydrocephalus–a 25% increase in surgeries than previous years! Eighty percent of these funds came from their well-known fundraising fashion show, LUX 2012, which sold more than 400 tickets.
The group works with the local community through their group, Dumplings, in which China Care members mentor Chinese adoptees and help them explore their Chinese heritage and their Asian-American identities. The report features details from Dumplings as well as their CSA Atrium: The Forbidden City and bubble tea sales fundraisers. But the best part of their colorful report? The adorable pictures of the babies whose lives they helped changed, of course!
Tufts China Care Annual Fashion Show will be held this year in Cohen Auditorium on April 14 at 9 p.m. The show will feature Tufts students modeling clothing from designers such as Marc Jacobs, BCBG, ALO and Soodee. Proceeds from last year’s event helped fund life-saving surgeries for two orphans in China.
Here’s a promotional video for this year’s event: