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The Harjes Downer Foundation Announces Shortlisted Activities for Day of Volunteering

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Employees to vote for diverse, community-based projects

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE, July 6, 2018 / -- The Foundation of Harjes Downer, an independent investment management firm committed to enabling clients to become high-performance businesses, will hold its Day of Volunteering during the upcoming month. The day is part of the year-round Volunteer Initiative under The Harjes Downer Foundation whose mission is to empower people to reach their full potential.

Many Harjes Downer employees volunteer year-round in their communities, directly and through organized events. The Harjes Downer Day of Volunteering adds to this by bringing together company employees, along with their families and friends, as a regional volunteer team. To this occasion volunteers in Harjes Downer offices in Asia will hold events.

Among the shortlisted activities are:

• Reading to children with an international organization that delivers sustainable, high-impact services to the poor and needy;
• Volunteers will work with a soup kitchen for the homeless, to distribute food to about one hundred individuals;
• Presenting an interview skills workshop to interns at a local Careers Academy; painting, a temporary shelter for homeless families with children;
• Conducting a professional development workshop for homeless seniors; packing and delivering lunches to the homeless; revitalizing a playground with an organization which provides education, residential, therapeutic and family support;
• Taking children to a marine aquarium under the care of an organization that advances the development, well-being and aspirations of persons with intellectual disabilities;
• Cooking and serving a BBQ lunch for patrons of an organization that works with individuals facing homelessness, mental illness and addiction;
• Refurbishing a rooftop garden and organizing donated clothes at the region’s largest homeless youth agency;
• Engaging NGOs in a project management workshop, specifically intended for the NGO leaders.


Harjes Downer is an independent investment management firm. Our mission is to provide investment solutions offering superior returns through investments with small and mid-cap local operating partners. We direct all of our intellectual capital, global strength and operational stability toward helping investors achieve their long-term financial objectives in a customized format tailored to address each client’s needs. Beyond market and technical knowledge, energy and passion combine to create Harjes Downer's portfolios of investments. We pride ourselves on enabling clients to become high-performance businesses and creating long-term relationships by being responsive and relevant and by consistently delivering exceptional value.

Tao Jin
Harjes Downer
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