The commemoration of the 127th anniversary of Soong Ching Ling's birth and the recognition conference for volunteers of the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling were held in Beijing on January 22, 2020. Hang Yuanxiang, Executive Vice Chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), Yu Qun, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, Ai Duo, Director of CSCLF Research Center and the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling Management Center, Liu Jianbo, Director of the Youth Volunteer Action Guidance Center, and Duan Guiqing, Deputy Secretary General of China Volunteer Service Federation attended the event.
Hang Yuanxiang and Ai Duo laid flowers to Soong Ching Ling's sculpture, and all attendees made three bows to pay respects.
In Yu Qun's speech, he mentioned that China is about to realize a well-off society in an all-round way in the near future, and that is the best way to commemorate our great pioneers.
In 2019, though the Residence was closed for repairs, 361 volunteers still provided services there for as long as 5,235 hours. In the meantime, volunteer activities to spread the spirit of Soong Ching Ling were carried out extensively nationwide.
Certificates of Honor were given to outstanding volunteers and organizations.
Zhang Yuxuan spoke at the ceremony as a representative of excellent volunteers.
The 2020 Volunteer Program for the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling was also launched that day. Ai Duo presented the flag to the Glimmer Volunteer Association of BUCM.
Hu Tanglin, Deputy Director of the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling Management Center, Zhang Ruige, Deputy Director of the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Center for Young People, Li Lei, Deputy Director of the Guidance Center of Beijing Volunteer Service Federation, Xu Xiaohui, Deputy Director of Beijing Xicheng District Publicity Department, Gao Fuyuan, member of CSCLF and Secretary General of Beijing Academic Society for Education Social Education Research Institute, and He Shaosen, Beijing Model Nominee also attended the event.