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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Ice bucket craze makes serious splash, raising HK$530,000 for local charity group

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Jessie Lau

    ... and communicate last year, and needs 24-hour care from his wife, their two children and a helper. "The children are so unhappy and they ask: why does this have to happen?" she said. "They ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Families join 30-Hour Fast to feed hungry children

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Emily Tsang

    ... to raise funds for starving children. The annual World Vision fasting event, which began in 1971, kicked off at 2pm. One family had driven all the way from Zhuhai in Guangdong to take part. ... "It is really meaningful. I want my children to learn that they should cherish what they've got, and care for those who are in need," she said. "They should experience ...

  3. News - World - CHARITY

    US volunteers pack two million meals for hungry children around world

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:20pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Novi, Michigan US volunteers pack 2 million meals for hungry children in El Salvador, Haiti and the Philippines Marathon effort feeds children in far-flung places They came from all walks of US life- Girl Scouts troops, National Guard units, financial planning offices- to spend three days packing food for thousands of hungry children they will never meet. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    The Hub centre reaches out to underprivileged Hong Kong children

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by Lana Lam

    ... and identified 1.31 million citizens as living below it. Of this group, one in five children- or 208,800 youngsters- has been identified as poor. The centre was established after a 2012 charity ball in Hong Kong to raise money for a programme helping street children in Bangkok, which was more successful than anticipated. Excess funds went to creating The Hub. The centre caters mainly ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    'Dr Dogs' light up lives of special-needs children

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Regular visits from specially trained 'Dr Dogs' help children with intellectual disabilities learn how to make friends and get along with others Different strokes for struggling kids The children shouted excitedly as they hugged and patted the dogs that were visiting their school. One of them, eight-year-old Tsui Hiu-fung, whispered "I love ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Santa hats help volunteers spread festive fun to disabled children

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Hats the way to spread festive fun Christmas came early at a Kwun Tong school for children with special needs- thanks to a cheerful visit by a group of volunteers. ... too." Art teacher Mani Kwan Man-lee said some of the pupils had few opportunities to go out and meet people because of their disabilities. Some of the children had physical disabilities ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Operation Santa Claus helps centre provide therapy for autistic children

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Rainbow Project to resume work with low-income families who need help Autistic children grow with therapy Operation Santa Claus is set to revive a service offering affordable therapy for autistic children from low-income families that was suspended due to a lack of funds. Rainbow Project's small learning centre in Sai Ying Pun provides occupational ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Changing Young Lives Foundation helps children learn through play

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by LO WEI

    ... is that children are overloaded with extra classes and activities from an early age. But some children do not feel the weight of their parents' academic expectations and never get the opportunity ... director of the Changing Young Lives Foundation, some parents don't even realise when it's time to send their children to kindergarten. The foundation aims to give these underprivileged ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Art, dance and yoga fun for children with special needs

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

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Sessions help children with special needs learn while they're having fun Art, dance and yoga put smiles on faces The children dance, laugh and jump around to the sound of a saxophone and drums, then dash over to stick polka dots on 3-D art pieces when the music stops. The group of children with special needs is enjoying an afternoon of music and art ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Unicyclist Sam Verebes celebrates bar mitzvah by raising money for charity

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by DANNY LEE

    ... ago, is raising money for Roll Out the Barrel, a charity that makes it easier for children in poor countries to collect water for their families. He decided to take up the challenge to mark his ...




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