Red Dress Day 2024 – Dili Hash House Harriers support Cruz Vermelha

17 February, 2024, Dili – The Dili Hash House Harriers is celebrating the 13th Red Dress Day this year in Dili to support Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste (CVTL). This Saturday (17th February), people of all ages, shapes and sizes will change from running clothes to wearing red dresses, and skirts, wigs, flowers and fake eyelashes.  They are running as a fundraiser for CVTL to help support their work in helping the vulnerable. 

Red Dress Day is an annual event held by Hash House Harriers (DH3) from all around the world to help raise money for their favourite charity.  The Dili Hash House Harriers traditionally give the proceeds to CVTL to help support their humanitarian work.  

Luis Pedro Pinto, CVTL Secretary General said that “This is a great tradition and we love the fun and support from the Dili Hash House Harriers each year! Combining fun and fundraising for vulnerable people is one of the highlights of our year! We are very grateful for these red dressed champions is so happy that the Dili Hash is back again and still supporting our humanitarian activities.”

Mr Heddon Wright, Grand Master of the Dili Hash House Harriers said “Red Dress Day is a very important day in our calendar for Dili Hash as it gives many of the members an opportunity to support the worthy cause of Red Cross in Timor-Leste. We have a lot a fun and support a great cause. The work CVTL does is so important and they work across Timor-Leste to support vulnerable communities. We always hold this event near Valentines Day and watching our members who are from all walks of life wearing red dresses, wigs make-up and flowers entertaining in itself.”

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