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Walk for a Wish | 15th November 2019

The overall goal of the CBRE charity event is to directly support local community causes across Asia Pacific
The overall goal of the CBRE charity event is to directly support local community causes across Asia Pacific

What is the “Walk for a Wish” Charity Event?


“Walk for a Wish” is CBRE’s flagship charity event, involving more than 2,500 of our employees, clients and vendors in 22 locations across APAC.

Originating in the Pacific Region in 2010, this year we celebrate 10 years of CBRE’s Walk for a Wish. Over this time, we have raised more than US$2 million for charity.

Funds raised from Walk for a Wish have changed lives in communities across Asia Pacific and with your support in 2019, we will continue to play a deeper role in the societies where we live, work and play.


Why Has CBRE Organized
a Charity Challenge?


Walk for a Wish generates awareness for charitable organizations that align with CBRE’s business culture, highlighting CBRE’s philanthropic leadership. The event empowers our people to give back to the communities we live and work in, helping those who need it most.


When and Where Does
the Charity Walk Take Place?


On Friday, November 15, 2019, in 22 cities in 11 Asia Pacific countries.


Charity Event Key Facts


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10 years of giving back

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22 Locations

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Raised more than US$2 million for charity

Participating Locations

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Australia

Australia

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Walk for a Wish, CBRE Australia is going back to where it all began and digging deep for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, the original Walk For A Wish charity. With more people than ever expected to participate, we’ve set a goal of AU$225,000. This will grant upwards of 35 life-changing Starlight Wishes for seriously ill and hospitalised children and young people. Donate today and help grant a Starlight Wish for kids just like Ruby, Zackary and Freyja.
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China

China

Throughout China, employees in 9 cities will join the 2019 Walk for a Wish in collaboration with the Save a Child’s Life campaign to raise funds for Operation Blessings, to support children suffering from congenital heart disease and congenital deafness. The various activities include a marathon, mountain climbing, city trekking, fruit Day, on-line donations, etc. and will be carried out in celebration of our annual CBRE charity event.
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, we will be doing a shoreline clean up at Lei Yue Mun to help with environmental protection. The beach clean-up is just one of the many community initiatives taking place during Wellness Week. Other wellbeing activities include a complimentary yoga class, providing staff shoulder massage, participation in Run in the Dark, and a fresh juice giveaway.
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India

India

For the third edition of Walk For A Wish, CBRE India will reinforce its support to the cause of building an inclusive environment for children/adults with intellectual disabilities and will create awareness about them at work places by undertaking a walk around the CBD of Gurugram, Indians millennial city.
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Japan

Japan

The holiday season should be a special time for every child. For this year’s “Santa Project”, CBRE Japan has partnered with Futaba Musashigaoka Gakuen, an orphanage in Kodaira city. All nine offices across Japan will fundraise to purchase as many items as possible from their Christmas wish list. The CBRE Santa’s helpers will then visit the orphanage to deliver the presents and put a big smile on the children’s faces!
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Korea

Korea

CBRE Korea will carry out volunteering at a local Community Child Care center that provides educational and cultural programs to underprivileged children. CBRE will renovate old facilities by repainting and decorating the wall, and provide educational suppliers: books, desks, etc. We plan to host fundraisers to collect money for the renovation costs and the rest will be donated to the center to support the children in need.
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New Zealand

New Zealand

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our annual Walk for a Wish charity event, we are proud to continue supporting Ronald McDonald House New Zealand for the fifth consecutive year. RMHC New Zealand supports families when their child is in a New Zealand hospital away from home. The Ronald McDonald House® and Ronald McDonald Family Room® programmes take care of the practical things in life so families can focus on their child staying in a hospital away from home. This helps to relieve stresses like paying for a place to sleep near the hospital, organising family meals and needing a friendly ear to listen on tough days.
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Singapore

Singapore

One of the goals of our charity partner, ExtraOrdinary People, is to create and foster an inclusive community for special needs individuals to interact and integrate with society. With that in mind, CBRE Singapore has decided to host its first inclusive family day carnival and create an opportunity for CBRE staff and their families to engage, understand the difficulties of those with special needs and hopefully build lifelong connections with these individuals and their families.
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Taiwan

Taiwan

Expanding the concept of wellness, Taiwan office joins APAC and launches ‘Wellness Week’, with a series of activities that promote employees’ wellbeing and work-life balance. In addition, on Saturday (16th November), Taiwan office joins local tea farmers to engage employees in building cultural inclusiveness in local communities, and encourage them to give back to the community and the Earth.
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Thailand

Thailand

The Bangkok office will organise a blood donation drive in collaboration with the Thailand Red Cross at our head office and the second round of virtual charity run while the Phuket office will do aerobic exercise promoting work-life balance, repair a weir, and take a 4-km. trail.
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Vietnam

Vietnam

CBRE Vietnam sponsors and participates in two charity run programs for the community — the HCM City BBGV Fun Run and UPRACE 2019. There are more than 260 CBRE employees registered for the Fun Run 5 km race. For UPRACE 2019, 68 CBRE staff members have reached 1,180 km in 173 running hours. The kilometers will be converted into money and contributed to three charities in Vietnam: Newborn Vietnam, the Vietseeds Foundation and GreenViet.
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