Shanghai, April 26, 2021 – Recently, PPG (NYSE: PPG) "Colorful Community" event was successfully held at Yuhong Primary School in Jiading District, Shanghai.
Nearly 30 PPG Jiading factory employee volunteers participated in this "Colorful Community" activity, contributing more than 70 hours of volunteer service time and beautifying the campus wall environment.
PPG invested a total of 195 gallons (702 liters) of Shennuoli TM exterior wall coatings for this event, and a total of more than 45,000 US dollars (about 298,000 yuan) of products and services.
In addition, PPG also donated books and teaching materials, including teaching electronic whiteboards, earphones and mobile hard drives, as well as epidemic prevention material kits, including medical masks and sterilizing hand sanitizers.
The "Colorful Community" project aims to bring color and vitality to the communities where PPG operates globally through employee volunteer services, paint donations and charitable donations.
The Jiading District of Shanghai where the event was held is the location of PPG's Jiading factory.
PPG Jiading Factory Manager Zhuang Hao (left) and Shanghai Jiading District Yuhong Primary School principal Ye Hui (right) participated in the "Colorful Community" Volunteer Activity PPG Jiading Factory Manager Zhuang Hao (left) and Shanghai Jiading District Yuhong Primary School Principal Ye Hui (right) participated in the "Colorful Community" volunteer activity
Yuhong Primary School in Jiading District, Shanghai is a privately-run primary school for children who moved with them.
At present, the school has more than 170 students and 10 teachers.
Most of the students come from the families of migrant workers, the school environment is outdated, and teaching resources are quite scarce.
The landscaping design of the school hopes to create a more colorful and interesting campus environment for children.
"We are very grateful to PPG for providing help in beautifying the school's environment," said Ye Hui, the principal of Yuhong Primary School.
"The students like PPG's design graphics and colors very much.
The overall design concept makes the students feel a sense of peace and hope.
It can inspire their love of learning and life.
This design uses the PPG 2021 color series "Harmony", which brings people open-minded optimism and happy memories.
The design theme is "Hope Homeland", with green as the main color.
The design graphics incorporate different lines and squares to represent the children's homeland, implying a new beginning and the vitality of spring.
“Many migrant workers in Jiading District are playing an active role in the development of the city, but their children’s education is facing many problems.
” said Zhuang Hao, director of PPG’s Jiading factory.
“We hope to beautify the campus environment, donate teaching and prevent epidemics.
Materials to improve the school’s teaching environment and learning experience.
We hope that our volunteer services and donations can make these children feel the hope and beauty of life.
Books donated by PPG by students of Yuhong Primary School in Jiading District, Shanghai Books donated by PPG by students of Yuhong Primary School in Jiading District, Shanghai
"Children are our future.
We hope that our dedication and help will enable them to grow in their studies and feel full of sunshine and hope in their lives.
" said Yan Caiming, general manager of corporate and government affairs for PPG Asia Pacific, "PPG is very Attaching importance to education, we will continue to carry out "Colorful Communities" activities in more campuses, and continue to practice the purpose of "PPG protects and beautifies the world".
The "Colorful Community" project initiated and advocated by PPG aims to support, protect and beautify the communities where PPG operates worldwide.
Through the "Colorful Community" project, PPG employee volunteers invested time and donated PPG paint products to transform the community, participating in various activities ranging from painting classrooms, decorating maternity wards with colors, and redesigning playgrounds.
Since 2015, PPG has completed 330 "Colorful Communities" projects, affecting more than 6.
7 million people in 42 countries.