Get to Know Charities
Learn more about 17 years old Panha who had been living on the street until Metta Mission & Community Ministry.
Box of Hope means exactly that. A box filled with hope. It’s about children helping children. Box of Hope was founded in 2008 by two women who wanted to teach their children about the act of giving to others. For the children who receive these gifts, it brings joy and a smile on their face.
Solving eviction frictions in our city of lights.
Return recently to the office, it was a little unsettling to not see the familiar office cleaner with her vacuum and duster as I sipped my coffee – not just for a day but for a whole two weeks, there was no usual whizz and vroom around the corridor in the mornings.
Splash Foundation provides free swimming programmes to migrant workers and refugees as well as children from underprivileged backgrounds. They believe that everyone should have a chance to learn a sport that can not only save lives but help build confidence and social connection.
Integrated Brilliant Education (IBEL) has a mission to educate and empower underprivileged non-Chinese speaking children in Hong Kong.
Golden Age Foundation is a multi-sector platform that fosters the development of smart ageing cities in Asia. They generate impactful ideas, develop the golden age economy and provide events and training to empower “Golden Agers” (those > 45 years of age) to continue purposeful, healthy and quality lives.
Fair Employment Foundation aims to end the forced labor of migrant workers across Asia. By changing the migrant worker market and being one of the biggest and best recruiters and trainers, they hope to influence the government and wider market.
Glenda is one of our children at the Sunbeam Children’s Village. In 2021, she was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the healthy parts of the body.
Every year, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on 3 December which aims to promote the rights of people with disabilities in all aspects so that they can live in a fair and barrier-free society. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation (HKSR) shares the same goal by not only providing physically rehabilitation service, but also focusing on disease prevention, health promotion and health-risk factor assessments.
The name ‘Empathy for Elderly’ is self-explanatory : able to step into senior citizens’ shoes and feel how they feel. This charitable organisation aims to nurture empathy and compassion in the community so that the public will understand more about the mental and physical needs of golden agers. Since 2013, volunteers have actualised its mission through their services.
Established in 1984, RFHK is affiliated with Richmond Fellowship International, a global network of self-governing charities sharing the common goal of promoting good community care practice in the field of mental health.
Youth With a Mission Tuen Mun (YWAM Tuen Mun) is a charity that aims to serve the vulnerable of Hong Kong.
AFS Intercultural Exchanges focused on providing intercultural exchange programs for high school students.
Hold the belief that they should serve “one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine” as if they serve God, Christian Concern for the Homeless Association responds to the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the homeless in Hong Kong, integrating both the Christian gospel and social services.
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.
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.
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.
Saint Barnabas’ Society and Home (SBSH) provide shelter and help for the homeless and poor in Western District of Hong Kong, with meals (around 60
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.
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.
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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Hong Kong Society for the Blind (HKSB) was established in 1956. It provides a wide range of services for persons with multiple disabilities and visual impairment (MDVI), and residential care for the aged blind.
Chinese Family for Christ Hong Kong (CFFC) believes that this downward trend can be reversed by providing marriage guidance to couples.
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.
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.