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Get to Know Charities: DADs Network

Have you ever thought about how fathers can influence their children’s social and emotional development? See how does DADs Network promote active fathering, building stronger and more positive family relationships.

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Get to Know Charities: Harmony House

Established as the first shelter for abused women and children in Hong Kong 35 years ago, Harmony House has developed into a one-stop anti-domestic violence service agency, tackling the social problems of domestic violence.

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Get to Know Charities: Tai Po Baptist Church Social Service

Tai Po Baptist Church Social Service (TPBCSS) was restructured in January 2010 from a social service centre originally established in 2003 by the Tai Po Baptist Church. TPBCSS is a localised, self-financed organisation that comprises four service units, namely: (i) the Tai Po Baptist Church Social Service Centre, (ii) integrated family service, (iii) social work and (iv) children’s learning and development.

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Get to Know Charities: Light On Charity

Light On Charity works with Edventure Nepal, a children’s home, and other community organisations in South Asia to provide disaster relief, while nurturing cultural exchange and improving local children’s access to education through fundraising and school rebuilding projects.

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Get to Know HK Charities: Methodist Epworth Village Community Centre, Social Welfare

Founded in 1963, the Methodist Epworth Village Community Centre (the Centre) is a diversified social service organisation, with a focus on the eastern district of Hong Kong Island. The Centre currently serves a wide range of beneficiaries including schools, children, youth, families, ethnic minorities, the golden aged and the elderly. The Centre’s mission is to care for all through quality service.

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Get to Know Charities: Hope of the City

Hope of the City works with volunteers to provide services to the community in Sham Shui Po ranging from English lessons for mothers while their children are at school, to tutoring for their school-going children, excursions and outings, to visits to elderly living by themselves.

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Get to Know Charities: Voice for Prisoners

Voice for Prisoners (VFP) supports prisoners in Hong Kong to overcome the many challenges faced behind bars, providing humanitarian aid and assistance through various prison programmes including advancing education, prison visitations, mailing and, in certain limited circumstances, case assistance.

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Get to Know Charities: The French Chamber Foundation

The French Chamber Foundation is a charitable organization launched in 2015 by the French Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Its program, “Make It Work HK” (MIW), aims to  empower the working poor by providing them with the tools to improve their well-being and livelihood.

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Get to Know Charities: Clean Air Network

Through the three pillars of their strategy: building public knowledge, collaborating strategically with different sectors, and advocating policy and solutions to our government, Clean Air Network (CAN) works to clean Hong Kong’s air.

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MakerBay

Get to Know Charities: MakerBay

MakerBay’s vision is to empower youth to innovate solutions for real-life situations. By studying the basic components of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths), students are taught to address social, economic, and environmental issues in a holistic and critical manner.

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Get to Know Charities: Child Welfare Scheme

Meet Avi Rai and Darshan Shakya, managers at Child Welfare Scheme (CWS), an NGO that provides education, protection, and vocational guidance to disadvantaged Nepalese youth. Both of Nepalese heritage, Avi and Darshan have a long history together. Their friendship goes back to their days living in Singapore, where they were roommates.

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