Acacia Spring Charitable Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “ASC Foundation” or “the Foundation”) was duly incorporated in the Province of British Columbia of Canada as a public foundation in November 2003 under the name of CRRS (Worldwide) Foundation. It had obtained its registered charity status since its date of inception with Revenue Canada. The Foundation formally adopted the name of ASC Foundation effective January 2013.

In the past ten years, the Foundation had raised over five million dollars for the following purposes:

  1. to carry out educational programs to benefit the needy students in China, Ghana and Costa Rica;
  2. to relieve poverty by providing food, clothing and other basic supplies and services to persons in need around the world;
  3. to render urgent humanitarian aid to victims of disasters;
  4. to advance other charitable causes as determined by the Board;
  5. Educational Programs & Scholarships
    “Giving Back To The Village” summer program organized since 2009 for university students coming from the villages in the Province of Guangxi, China to serve their home village.
    “Trauma Counselling” program offered with the Chengdu University to teachers after the Sichuan earthquake in 2008, equipping them to provide counselling to victims in the earthquake zone.
    “Physically Challenged Scholarships” provided for students affected by the Sichuan earthquake in 2008.
    “Certificate Upgrade Scholarships” for teachers in rural China through distant learning.
    “Basic Education Scholarships” to support ethnic minority students in China.
    “Higher Education Scholarships” to support academically capable students in Guangxi, China to attend Colleges and Universities.
    “Migrant Workers’ Children Scholarships” for children of migrant workers in Shanghai to receive education.
    Grants for new school buildings in China.
    Grants for school facilities upgrade, e.g. bathrooms, resource center, canteen, dormitories, water pipelines, etc.
    Grants for books, stationery, room and board, transportation, etc. for needy students in Costa Rica, Ghana, and China.
  6. Poverty Relief
    Distributing winter clothes to children in rural areas in China;
    Grants to purchase an ambulance in Hechi, Guangxi, China for use in medical emergency.
    Donations to Meals on Wheels and food kitchen of the Salvation Army in Vancouver, Canada.
  7. Humanitarian Aids
    Distributing rice to the needy families in Guangxi, China during the snowstorm in 2008.
    Rehabilitation assistance to orphans and the handicapped affected by the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008.
    Funding schools to purchase supplies needed to resume classes after the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008.
    Donations to Red Cross, World Vision, Salvation Army, to help victims of disasters in Haiti, Bangladesh and Taiwan.
  8. Other Activities
    Sponsoring extracurricular programs for aboriginal students in Canada.
    Supporting community programs to reaching out to needy students in Greater Vancouver through the School Board.