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About Walk The Wall

About Walk the Wall

Each year, International China Concern (ICC) organises a series of walk-a-thons called Walk the Wall that take place around the world. The walks can be up to10 km long and participants sign up, get sponsors/donors to support them, and walk. Every walker is raising much needed funds to care for abandoned and disabled children in China.

Join the Global Movement to Give Life and End Abandonment

Walk the Wall is a global movement that comes together throughout the year to raise money to care for the many abandoned and disabled children in China, and provide families with disabled children the support they need so that abandonment isn’t their only option.

Since 2007, supporters around the world have walked thousands of kilometres, figuratively covering the Great Wall of China’s 8,850 km many times over. When you ask family and friends to sponsor your walk with ICC in your city, each dollar you raise will help abandoned children in China overcome the many challenges they face.

Funds raised through Walk the Wall is used to provide life-changing services for children within our direct care, the care of partners we work with or in the care of their parents within the community. You will be walking to support funding for our Chinese nannies that provide love and nurture, our therapy programmes that see children develop towards their personal goals and provision of education or vocational training, empowering them for their futures.

Get Involved

There are walks happening around the world, with some countries holding multiple walks across different locations.

Find an event and register: Locate your country and the event closest to you. You can participate as a an individual (solo), join an existing team or start your own team and invite others to join you!

What is International China Concern?

Founded in 1993, International China Concern ( is a Christian organisation that changes lives by bringing love, hope and opportunity to China’s abandoned and disabled. ICC’s core belief is that every child is precious and has the right to be loved, to have hope for the future and the opportunity to realise their dreams.

ICC partners with the Chinese government to provide holistic care and support services for China’s neediest children, as well as empower and train Chinese nationals to provide that care and support. ICC does this to fulfill its mission of saving lives, supporting families, transforming communities and changing attitudes.

International China Concern has offices in several countries, and are registered charities there:

  • Australia: International China Concern (Australia) Ltd., a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 30 091 040 649. 
  • Canada: International China Concern Canada, a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency, number 86737 0645 RR0001. 
  • Hong Kong: International China Concern Hong Kong Limited, a charitable institution granted tax-exempt status under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance.
  • Nederlands
  • United Kingdom: International China Concern, a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1164736. 
  • United States of America: Registered Name ‘American Friends of ICC’ (AFICC). AFICC is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible in full or in part.

Tax Receipts, if available, will only be issued in country designated by currency of transaction, e.g. AUD in Australia, CAD in Canada, HKD in Hong Kong, USD in United States. Where donor lives in one country but is donating in another, the Tax Receipt will be issued by the latter.