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FUNDGO and NFT Union Join Hands with Scar of Life to Save Thousands of Children with Congenital Heart Diseases

02/12/2022

On December 1, 2022, a nationwide charity fundraising program for disadvantaged children with congenital heart defects - Scar of Life 10 with the theme of "Heart Heroes" was successfully held at Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81, Ho Chi Minh City. The event gathered a large number of artists and philanthropists in and outside Vietnam. 

The Scars of Life 10 marks its return after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19 and celebrates its 10-year anniversary. During the past period, Scar of Life has funded free heart surgery and saved 2,317 children's lives. This year, the program aims to honor and pay tribute to devoted benefactors who have supported the program and welcome new heroes who will help maintain the journey of lighting up a bright future for underprivileged children.

The event attracts a large number of domestic and international artists and benefactors.

In addition to the annual charity auction, Scar of Life 10 also launched the Heart Heroes fundraising campaign to call for direct funds for children who are waiting for heart surgery. Specifically, the Organizing Committee held an auction of items such as Buddha statues, paintings by famous artists, watches, diamond rings, gold feng shui vases, holiday vouchers, etc. Actor and director Ngo Thanh Van - Ambassador of Heartbeat Vietnam also auctioned a book signed by the cast of The Old Guard 2 for $60,000.

At the event, Ngo Thanh Van announced the next generation of Scar of Life, including singer Jun Pham, Isaac, Toc Tien; musician Hua Kim Tuyen; Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 H' Hen Niê; actress Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc; social activist Helly Tong; businessman Huy Tran; goalkeeper Bui Tien Dung and athlete Vu Phuong Thanh.

The next generation of Scar of Life.

At the end of the program, Scar of Life was successfully auctioned off aforementioned items, raising a total of $541,551 (more than VND 13.2 billion), which brings free life-changing surgeries for 451 young patients with congenital heart diseases.

The program successfully raised $541,551 to bring free of 451 surgeries for 451 young patients with congenital heart diseases.

FUNDGO Startup and Innovation Fund and NFT Union are proud to support the program, saving lives and opening a brighter future for children who have been struggling with congenital heart disease. The Fund and the NFT Union believe that every child deserves a healthy heart, love, and a beautiful life. 

Mr. Vuong Le Vinh Nhan, Co-founder and CEO of FUNDGO (5th from the right), received flowers from the Organizing Committee.

FUNDGO expects that the contributions of the Fund and the Union will spread the spirit of charity, inspiring other organizations to support the program and continue the mission of bringing healthy hearts to thousands of children in Vietnam. With FUNDGO, business is always associated with social responsibility. Therefore, the Fund will continue to accompany meaningful programs to bring profound human values. 

Here are some images from the event:

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