Manulife Launches “Shift for Excellent” Problem to Convey Traditional Dishes and Festive Cheer to the Needy throughout Chinese New 12 months

HONG KONG, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As Hong Kong readies to celebrate the Chinese New Year later this 7 days, Manulife is inviting ManulifeShift customers to “Move for Good” and add to a charitable trigger that will assist feed extra needy folks and bring some festive cheer in the course of the getaway year.


Manulife has partnered with social business Gingko House for the “Transfer for Good” Challenge (the “Problem”), which contains two phases of pursuits more than two 4-day intervals during this Chinese New Year. The objective is to really encourage Go associates to stay lively throughout these festive periods, and to support deliver meals to all those in need as a result of their participation in the Challenge.

With Go customers collectively hitting 180 million actions in every single period, Manulife pledges to donate 1,100 foods to less than-resourced elders and homeless people today by way of Gingko House. Collectively, the two phases will incorporate up to 2,200 totally free traditional dishes to be offered out to the needy throughout the Chinese New 12 months.

“This is the very first time we have engaged ManulifeShift users in a charity shift, and we’re energized to see them getting lively together to assistance this terrific trigger,” said Isabella Lau, Main Buyer Officer at Manulife Hong Kong. “Chinese New Year is a time to desire every single other wellbeing and prosperity. It is really been a year now given that the outbreak of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, and quite a few of us pass up the days when we could volunteer and do anything together to enable other individuals. So, we want to get folks moving for a fantastic cause: turning their techniques and sweat into ‘tangible’ festive blessings to people in need.”&#13

At the time the phase targets are satisfied, the foods – auspiciously dubbed “Lucky Poon Choi for One” and “Longevity Veggie Foods” – will be dispersed on February 18 (renri, or “Everyone’s Birthday”, which falls on the 7th working day of the lunar calendar) and February 26 (Lantern Competition Day) at Gingko House’s five outlets in Yau Ma Tei, Cheung Sha Wan, Taikoo, Yau Tong and Sheung Wan.

“Transfer for Superior” Overview

Registration Intervals

Obstacle Periods

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Section 1

February 8-11

February 12-15 (4 days)

180 million steps

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February 8-18

February 19-22 (4 days)

180 million measures

Manulife Hong Kong is also calling on its men and women – including personnel and agency force – to get included in this cause by acquiring “Manulife Healthful Boxed Foods with Soup” from Gingko Dwelling. For every single solitary food they donate, Manulife will make a matching donation[1] to the charity bring about.

The partnering corporation, Gingko Household, is a social business building work for aged Hongkongers as aspect of its mission to produce social gains. The business has offered totally free “Blessed Rice” boxed foods to the deprived for decades. With the COVID-19 outbreaks leading to financial complications for several, the number of registered men and women finding up boxed meals from Gingko Household rose to all-around 1,000 a working day by the stop of previous year.&#13

The “Transfer for Great” Challenge is the most recent method developed for Go customers, and the very first to incorporate actual physical physical fitness with charitable giving. Initially introduced in 2015, ManulifeShift rewards prospects in Hong Kong with top quality reductions for staying energetic and attaining set plans. Shift customers can get special discounts on suitable insurance policies for conference each day ordinary phase ambitions: 5,000 actions for each working day to acquire a 5% quality low cost 7,000 measures for each day to receive a 7% discounted and a 10% premium discount for Shift users who ordinary a minimum amount of 10,000 methods per day.

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By logging 360 million total steps together during the Chinese New Year, ManulifeMOVE members can help donate 2,200 meals to the needy and earn a charity-edition

About ManulifeMOVE

ManulifeMove is a conduct-connected programme that integrates exercise-tracking and insurance methods to motivate healthful practices between our customers. The flagship programme, delivered by way of the proprietary Move app, focuses on wellness. It delivers access to an ecosystem of services that support our customers to just take the subsequent step in obtaining greater wellbeing. Designed to reward each go, the programme aids our consumers make healthier life style possibilities in both equally the speedy and lengthier term. The advantages to our prospects selection from healthcare partnerships that provide valuable well being insights to frequent troubles that incentivise overall health improvement as a result of wellness, leisure and lifestyle rewards. With a strategic eyesight to develop into the final engagement tool for all, ManulifeMove was very first released in the Hong Kong market in 2015, specially for policyholders. Also recognised as Manulife-SinochemMOVE in mainland China, the Move application is now obtainable for prospects and general public buyers to download throughout 6 marketplaces, which include Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam by way of Application Retail store or Google Perform.&#13

About Manulife Hong Kong

Manulife Hong Kong, through Manulife International Holdings Limited, owns Manulife (Intercontinental) Minimal, Manulife Investment decision Management (Hong Kong) Constrained and Manulife Provident Funds Have faith in Organization Constrained. As a member of the Manulife group of providers, Manulife Hong Kong presents a various assortment of defense and prosperity merchandise and products and services to unique and corporate clients in Hong Kong and Macau.

About Manulife

Manulife Monetary Company is a main intercontinental economical providers team that aids folks make their decisions less complicated and life much better. With our international headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife throughout our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and largely as John Hancock in the United States. We supply economic assistance, insurance policy, and wealth and asset management solutions for people, teams and institutions. At the close of 2019, we had extra than 35,000 personnel, about 98,000 brokers, and thousands of distribution associates, serving nearly 30 million prospects. As of September 30, 2020, we experienced C$1.3 trillion (HK$7.5 trillion) in belongings less than administration and administration, and in the prior 12 months we produced C$31.2 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal functions are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served shoppers for more than 155 decades. We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and less than ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

[1] Maximum matched donation quantity will be HK$50,000.&#13

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