Single Malt Online Fundraising Event for OneMillionWords.org Benefits Sen Ji Mei Duo Charity School in Tibet

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Single Malt Online held a successful charity fundraiser in Hong Kong to raise $18,000HKD for the One Million Words Organization to help children and promote education for an orphanage in Tibet.

"The children at SenJiMeiDuo have a passion for learning and the desire to seek out a bright future,"

Single Malt Online (an online whisky retailer based in Hong Kong specializing in single malts), The MacAllan, and Highland Park hosted an exclusive whisky tasting followed by dinner at the China Club for charity on May 14th. All profits and donations went towards the One Million Words organization’s upcoming charity donation in Tibet.

One Million Words will donate 1,000 Chinese and English textbooks to SenJiMeiDuo (SJMD) Tibetan Charity School, located in Qizhong village, Deqing Prefecture. SJMD caterers to Buddhist children aged 9 to 18 years, from Gansu, Sichuan, Tibet and, Yunnan provinces in China. All the students in SJMD have left or been excluded from mainstream education in Chinese schools due to ethnicity or academic score. In November 2014 over half the school burnt down leaving the students having to undertake classes on the basketball court outside in the open. Since the fire the students have been repairing and rebuilding classrooms and dormitories. The books and resources donated by One Million Words are much needed for continuation of their education. "The children at SenJiMeiDuo have a passion for learning and the desire to seek out a bright future," said Dr. Robert Lockyer, President and CEO of the One Million Words organization. "We are extremely proud and happy to help facilitate their efforts, and we will do more in the future to ensure that they get the education they deserve."

About the One Million Words Organization: The One Million Words Organization has been established with the mission to finance, source, and supply new printed books, in local languages or in a second language as per demand at the time, with a word count in excess of 1,000,000 words. Our goal is to supply curriculum based textbooks and fictional works to young learners and schools in remote provinces in PDR Laos, PR China, and the Philippines, with a special focus on underprivileged children aged 4 to 14. For more information, please visit the official website at http://www.onemillionwords.org

About Single Malt Online: Established in Hong Kong by leading whisky industry experts; Single Malt Online has pioneered an exclusive network of supply unrivaled anywhere in Asia. Visit the official website at http://www.singlemaltonline.com

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