2019 Thanksgiving Solar Star Foundation Charity Auction Successfully Held 2019年感恩节太阳之星基金会慈善拍卖会成功举行

November 29th, 2019, Friday after Thanksgiving, WanXiang America, the Chairman Company of the CGCC Chicago invited Chicago General Consulate, CGCC Chicago executive board members, Wanxiang Soccer Club and their families to participate in the 2019 Thanksgiving Solar Star Foundation Charity Auction in Hoffman Estates. More than 100 people gathered together to celebrate the holiday. Wanxiang also prepared gifts and lottery activities.

Established in July 2010, the Solar Star Foundation is an independent not-for-profit foundation organized by a group of student members in the Solar Star Club to promote the popularity and education of solar energy. The Solar Star Foundation is committed to clean energy development and solar education, working with young people to improve the quality of the environment. The Solar Star Foundation has recognized that solar energy, as one of the cleanest, most effective and abundant alternative energy sources available today, has great potential to make our world greener.

November 23rd, 2011, the first auction fundraising event of the Solar Star Foundation raised $ 3245 supporting solar projects for at least 5 schools. The Solar Star Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, all contributions can be deducted from personal or corporate income tax. A total of 30 items were sold in 2019, including Wanxiang Solar Factory / Solar Power Station Field trip, Solar Star Foundation School naming rights, the CGCC Chicago internship opportunities with a recommendation letter signed by the Chairman of the CGCC Chicago, a certificate of internship, painting, and other artworks.

The auction is divided into two parts, the “Silent Auction” started two weeks earlier than the “Live Auction” on November 29th. From employees and family of Wanxiang American Company, directors of CGCC Chicago, and members of Wanxiang Soccer Club raised $ 3,891.00. Wanxiang American matched 100% for all the funds raised in this charity auction, and donated $ 7,782.00 to the Solar Star Foundation.

CGCC Chicago 参加拍卖活动合影 CGCC Chicago members participated in the auction
万向倪总抽奖 Mr. Ni drew a raffle for the guests
万达贺总抽奖 Mr. He from Wanda drew a raffle for the guests
拍卖现场的太阳之星基金会成员和志愿者 Solar Star Foundation student members
CGCC Chicago理事南方航空王总在活动现场举牌竞拍 Mr. Wang, China Southern Airlines, one of the CGCC Chicago Board Members on the auction
CGCC Chicago 会员Locke Lord吴律师抽奖 Mr. Wu from Locke Lord, one of the CGCC Chicago members drew raffles for the guests
芝加哥总领馆邹参赞抽奖 Mr. Zou from Chicago General Consulate drew raffles for the guests
太阳之星基金会为美国学校捐赠的太阳能设备 Solar Star Foundation donated solar panels to a U.S. public school

2019年11月29日,美国感恩节后的星期五,在芝加哥郊区Hoffman Estates ,感恩节太阳之星基金会慈善拍卖会年在CGCC Chicago会长单位万向美国公司,美国中国总商会芝加哥商会,万向足球俱乐部的赞助和支持下圆满结束。万向美国还邀请了芝加哥总领馆,芝加哥商会理事单位的家人欢聚一堂共庆佳节。

太阳之星基金会成立于2010年7月,是一个独立的基金会,由太阳之星俱乐部里一群学生会员组织发起的,用来推广太阳能的普及和教育。 太阳之星基金会致力于清洁能源发展和太阳能教育,与所有的年轻人一起努力来改善环境的质量。 太阳之星基金会认识到,太阳能作为当今可用的最清洁,最有效和最丰富的替代能源之一,具有着巨大潜力,能够使我们的世界更加绿色。太阳之星基金会 作为一个非营利组织,基金会致力于通过教育和与年轻一代合作来增加太阳能的使用.

2011年11月23日太阳之星基金会第一次拍卖筹款活动共筹集资金$3245, 支持了至少5所学校的太阳能项目。太阳之星基金会是501(c)(3)的非营利组织,所有捐款都能够在个人或企业收入税中抵扣。2019年共拍出30件拍品,包括万向太阳能工厂/太阳能电站 Field trip,带领不超过15人的学校组织的团队参观,参观太阳能发电站,相关合影并提供免费午餐;太阳之星基金会赞助学校冠名权;美国中国总商会芝加哥商会实习机会,将会颁发美国中国总商会芝加哥商会主席签名的推荐信以及实习结业证书,和书画作品,艺术品等。

拍卖会分为“Silent Auction”和“Live Auction”两部分,来自万向美国公司的员工及家属,美国中国总商会芝加哥商会的理事和家属以及万向足球俱乐部的球员和家属从活动2周前的“Silent Auction”开始竞价,一直到11月29日晚上的“Live Auction”现场竞拍,各方竞价激烈,高潮迭起。本次慈善拍卖共筹集资金$3,891.00,感谢万向美国公司100% match此次慈善拍卖会中筹得所有款项总额$3891.00,捐给太阳之星基金会,最终2019感恩节慈善拍卖会总计收入共计$7,782.00。