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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Be careful in the rush to help, experts caution

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... to help, experts caution Local charities and philanthropists are pushing into Myanmar to help with the country's development, but experts warn that people should learn from the mainland ... erased," said Peter Gautschi. He is the founder of Studer Trust, a local charity that has raised funds to build primary schools in Myanmar for the past 10 years. "It would be a shame ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Moodie Report 10th anniversary ball

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Black tie ball raises glasses, and money, for charity Big names in the travel retail industry put on their finest tuxedos and ball gowns, and headed ... Claire Jones, accompanied by the Hong Kong Children Chinese Orchestra. Proceeds raised by the ball went to two charities: The Moodie Report Foundation, dedicated to raising money for cancer ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Five charities to benefit from auction of artisans' contemporary jewellery pieces

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Five charities to benefit from auction of artisans' contemporary jewellery pieces After raising over HK$20,000 for the Nhat Hong orphanage in Vietnam last December, Anna Cheng of AME Gallery started online charity Jewels For Good- auctioning off an artisan's contemporary jewellery piece from her gallery to benefit a charity each ...

  4. Business

    MBA teams gear up for charity challenge

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:26pm

    ... JOHN CREMER This year’s MBA Challenge to raise funds for the annual Operation Santa Claus (OSC) charity campaign is off to a flying start. A total of 15 teams from some of the top graduate ... funds from a charity run for students, auctioning items at a Christmas party involving faculty and alumni, and selling custom-designed T-shirts and hoodies. The NFS team from CUHK consists of Yu ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    A marathon a week to raise funds for charity

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:19pm by Kylie Knott

    ... of the group ran five kilometres a day, every day, for the entire 31 days of the month. Those who did not reach the targets were fined, with the funds going to charity. For the May event, HK$30,000 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Around Lantau in 5 days: pair get set for charity swim

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com 'Exceptional adventure' over 75km aims to raise funds and awareness for environment group Around Lantau in 5 days: pair get set for charity ... to swim around Lantau. The two friends pledged to circumnavigate the scenic island from October 29 to raise money and awareness for Plastic Free Seas. The charity has arranged beach-cleaning ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RAT RACE

    Rat Race runners turn into superheroes to raise more than HK$3m for charity

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com City's white-collar workers swap their suits for crazy outfits to help raise more than HK$3m Blam! Pow! runners turn into charity superheroes A couple ... for the annual event, which raised HK$3.08 million for Mindset, a mental health charity. The record amount beat last year's efforts, amounting to the highest raised since the race began in 2006. ...

  8. Beijing 'keeps firm hand on NGO finances'

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The community of non-governmental organisations on the mainland may have matured as funding sources become more diversified but tight government oversight keeps it from developing even further, according to a survey yesterday. The survey, which ...

  9. Helping others just part of family life for the Chen clan

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... avenues such as cash donations for disaster relief. Chen said that by being a major donor to OSC, the foundation was able to extend its reach to lesser-known charities. 'We don't have ... for SCMP CHARITIES LTD- OPERATION SANTA CLAUS You can donate by cheque, payable to 'SCMP CHARITIES LTD- OPERATION SANTA CLAUS' and mailed to: Operation Santa Claus, Morning Post Centre, ...

  10. 50pc of quake donors in the dark

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eventually go to earthquake-stricken areas, but they did not know which city or project their donations would benefit. Donors were not the only group confused by the use of the charity donations, ... Zhenyao, an official with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the mainland's chief disaster relief co-ordinator, said this reflected the reality of the country's charity distribution system. ...




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