Sands China Care Ambassador Programme Recruits New Volunteers at Sands China

Positive response from team members with doubling in membership

(Macao, June 30, 2016) – The Sands China Care Ambassador programme ran a recruitment drive June 22-28, giving Sands China team members a chance to learn more about the programme, and offering them opportunities to volunteer in the local Macao community as an Ambassador.

The successful event was met with enthusiasm by Sands China team members. With the recruitment drive complete, the Sands China Care Ambassador programme now counts nearly 1,500 members, an almost two-fold increase.

Corporate social responsibility is an important part of how Sands China conducts business, and the Sands China Care Ambassador programme is one of the company’s long-standing initiatives in this area.

Held in the back-of-house areas of Sands® Macao, The Venetian® Macao, and Sands® Cotai Central, the recruitment drive introduced Sands China team members to the Care Ambassador programme, with Ambassadors sharing their experiences volunteering and signing up interested team members.

Care Ambassador souvenir keychains were given to team members who signed up during the recruitment drive. The keychains were handmade by service users of Fuhong Society of Macau, and some of the promotional materials at the event featured Fuhong service users’ artwork, in support of their talented artists.

The Sands China Care Ambassador programme aims to give Sands China staff an opportunity to serve the local community by helping to make Macao a better place to live, while contributing to its development. With over 500 volunteers coming together from across all Sands China properties – The Venetian Macao, Sands Macao, The Plaza Macao and Sands Cotai Central – the Sands China Care Ambassadors have contributed more than 8,500 voluntary hours of community service in over 100 activities since the programme was founded in August 2009. Through a variety of community activity formats, memorable experiences are created for the volunteers and the beneficiaries, moving the hearts of all involved. Efforts include reaching out to communities through events like friendly competitions and creating arts and crafts with people with intellectual disabilities; acquiring enriching experiences like learning sign language and experiencing a silence workshop; delivering festive joy in visits to live-alone elderly during Chinese New Year; and enjoying happy outings that bring underprivileged families to various exhibitions at The Venetian Macao. Sands China Ltd. considers initiatives like these central to its commitment towards community outreach and service.

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Photo caption: Sands China team members learn about opportunities to volunteer in the local Macao community, during the Sands China Care Ambassador programme’s recruitment drive June 22-28. The successful event drew an enthusiastic response from team members, with the Care Ambassador programme now counting nearly 1,500 members, an almost two-fold increase.
Sourvenirs Made By Fuhong Society
Photo caption: Sands China Care Ambassadors introduce the programme to team members during a recruitment drive June 22-28, and give out souvenir keychains handmade by the service users of Fuhong Society of Macau.
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Photo caption: Volunteers from the Sands China Care Ambassador programme participate in a diversity of community activities throughout the year. Ambassadors have contributed more than 8,500 voluntary hours of community service in over 100 activities since the programme was founded in August 2009.

 

About Sands China Ltd.

Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company) is a Cayman Islands registered company and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The Company’s Cotai Strip portfolio is comprised of The Venetian® Macao, The Plaza™ Macao and Sands® Cotai Central. The Company also owns and operates Sands® Macao on the Macao peninsula. The Company’s integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls, world-class entertainment at the Cotai Arena and The Venetian Theatre, and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s property development projects on Cotai have the goal of transforming it into Asia’s premier entertainment and business destination. Sands China is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

For more information, please visit www.sandschinaltd.com.

 

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