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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Operation Santa to help rare diseases foundation

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... diseases group fills the void For seven years, Annie Ho searched in vain to learn what illness was afflicting her son David. She took him to dozens of doctors in Hong Kong, but none were able to diagnose the disease that drained her son's strength and caused seizures. "Those were very painful years. My son was suffering but no doctor could help him," said Ho, who did ...

  2. News - China Insider - CHARITY

    Faye Wong’s ex-husband Li Yapeng answers to embezzlement accusations

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 04:42pm by Chris Luo

    ... are also suffering from such congenital disease. Referring to the financial records of the charity available to public, Zhou said the charity’s annual expenses over the past few years largely ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Local centre offers support for those with dementia and Alzheimer's

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... O for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, run by the Hong Kong Alzheimer's Disease Association. The therapists and care workers at the centre put on activities that provide both ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Choir offers cancer patients the confidence to face their challenges

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by LO WEI

    ... changed Yip's views towards the disease. "I listened to how the others faced it," she said. "In the past, I didn't know what to do. But now I think that these are things ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Half the Sky Foundation brings love into Chinese orphanages

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 07:39am by LO WEI

    ... About 95 per cent have special needs, such as heart or brain diseases, limb deformities or other disabilities. With a ratio of one staff member to 15 or 20 children, the orphanages' own ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Art, dance and yoga fun for children with special needs

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:07am by LO WEI

    ... rare diseases. This year's version of the campaign, now in its 26th year, kicks off next week. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Time to celebrate the joy of giving: Operation Santa Claus is back

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:53am by LO WEI

    ... situations every year. It also conducts paralegal counselling, rights-based education, skills-training and peer counselling. Elderly people Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease ... between dementia patients and their families in an outdoor environment. Alzheimer's Disease Association The association helps people with dementia from low-income families by providing ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    'Ordinary mum' on an extraordinary mission

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:52am by Annemarie Evans

    ... operations] for free. We pay for the medical fees for the hospital and the transport and caring fees." More serious problems such as congenital heart disease and spina bifida are sent ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Gloria's so grateful for charity that saved her life

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... the disease," she said. She was especially thankful to her mother, who stayed in the halfway home with her and looked after her. It is now Cheng's turn to take care of her mother, who has heart disease. The Children's Cancer Foundation, established in 1989, has helped more than 2,500 children in the past two decades. In 1991 the foundation's patron, Lady Gillian Ford, expressed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Time has come to get giving again as Operation Santa Claus begins

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Their appeals for money to help specific projects were chosen from around 100 proposals by a panel of judges from the Post, RTHK and donor representatives. Children with rare diseases and victims ... to continue schooling and be motivated to learn while staying in hospital. Joshua Hellmann Foundation for Orphan Disease The foundation seeks to relieve stress and strengthen the emotional health ...




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