Charity Ice Bucket Challenge Held in Freezing Harbin

December 30, 2018
Editor: Xie Wen
The opening ceremony for the 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge takes place at Harbin Shangri-La Hotel on Dec. 26. [China Daily]

 

Most people find completing the ice bucket challenge difficult enough, but one brave group in Harbin opted to take it a step further –– doing it in -20 Celsius weather conditions, on December 26.

The unusual challenge was sponsored by Harbin Shangri-La Hotel and Songbei Shangri-La Hotel, as part of efforts to raise funds for Yongsheng Primary School and to increase public awareness of issues impacting education in rural areas.

A total of 55 people managed to complete the challenge, winning applause from people watching and raising money for the primary school.

 

People wait in line to join the 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge at Harbin Shangri-La Hotel, Dec. 26. [China Daily]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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