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  1. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Mentors help needy kids study English and enter university

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... in Tsuen Wan. In addition to nurturing pupils' interest in learning English, his goal is to build a relationship with them and become their life mentor. The foundation launched the programme ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Young graduates nurture underprivileged kids' interest in studying English to allow them to enter university and break the poverty cycle Mentors help the needy ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Gifts make a joyful noise at school for visually impaired

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:58am by Christy Choi

    ... Susan Clear, manager of the Macquarie Group Foundation Asia, the charitable arm of the Macquarie Group. The group played games and got to know about 60 pupils gathered in the school ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Macquarie Group staff bring plenty of surprises to school for visually impaired, presenting pupils with tactile toys they can interact with Excited kids ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Fung Group empowers its staff to make a difference

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:23am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com The Fung Group, through its charitable foundation, lets employees choose which worthy causes the company supports Empowering staff to make a difference ... trust our people," said Wong Kai-man, director of the Fung Foundation, the group's charity. "If they are willing to offer up their spare time, we support them." ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Education project gives kids the chance to break the cycle of poverty

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by DARREN WEE

    ... children an escape from cycle of poverty Scores of children from low- income families have improved their school grades, thanks to a project that aims to use education to break the brutal cycle of poverty in Hong Kong, where the wealth gap is one of the widest in the developed world. One of the pupils to have benefited, Hugo Lau of Kowloon Women's Welfare Club Li Ping Memorial School ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    School is heads above others in Operation Santa Claus fundraiser

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by LO WEI

    ... tried to squeeze as many people as possible, all wearing Santa hats, into a photo. And the winner was … Tak Nga Secondary School, with their photo featuring no less than 68 pupils, all in hats. For their efforts, the girls' school in Sham Shui Po won Christmas hampers chock-full of festive goodies, provided by the Sino Group of Hotels. The contest was organised by Operation Santa Claus, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Kowloon Shangri-La gives neediest mouths a taste of fine hotel dining

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to programmes that share leftover food. The Kowloon Shangri-La is among the many hotels that have formed partnerships with Foodlink Foundation, which distributes high-quality leftover food to shelters ... in icing, by the hotel's pastry chef. The hotel's initiative began on Monday, with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and children from the Singapore International School singing Gloria ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Credit Suisse staff go back to school for a good cause

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Credit Suisse staff turn up for music therapy class alongside children with special needs to experience first-hand the service they support Going back to school ... with Down's syndrome, autism or other special needs, up to the age of six. It aims to prepare them to enter the regular school system, and about 80 per cent of the children achieve that. It currently ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    ZeShan Foundation to use Operation Santa Claus to boost social work

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... supply of social workers A local charitable foundation has its eyes fixed on a vast social project on the mainland - training enough social workers to deal with the effects of massive urbanisation and other trends. Roy Chen Yang-chung, director of the ZeShan Foundation, said: "There is a lack of proper accreditation for social workers on the mainland. Now the government says ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Operation Santa Claus raises record HK$21 million for charity

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by LO WEI

    ... just as important as the money. It helps us build relationships with the donors; it helps us in raising funds in the years to come'," Bryan Curtis, head of English programming ... efforts in the business sector, community and schools in the past three months. This year, HK$21,098,533 was raised for 18 charity projects. The sum surpassed last year's record ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Operation Santa Claus helps provide quality time for Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by LO WEI

    ... and assistance is needed. The Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease links up with care homes to organise outings for elderly people and their families, allowing them to spend quality ... of excitement. Small things make them happy." Wilfred Leung Chi-hang, the foundation's manager, said although there was no cure for Alzheimer's, deterioration could be slowed ...




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