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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Elderly go hungry to aid homeless children

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Arthur Chan

    ... Arthur Chan arthur.chan@scmp.com Elderly go hungry to aid homeless children Some of Hong Kong's oldest and poorest once again proved age is no barrier when it comes to helping those ... food, education, clothes and shelter for street children in Kunming, Yunnan province. The event has raised more than HK$32 million since 1990. It was the 25th year that the Eight-Hour Elderly ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Art sale kick-starts four new schemes to help Hong Kong's needy

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by Staff Reporter

    ... raised nearly HK$3 million last night for programmes to help children and elderly in need. Sixteen pieces were auctioned by Sotheby's at a charity dinner organised by the SCMP Group at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai, with the money going to three non-profit organisations. "The funds we raised today will go the distance towards helping both children and the elderly ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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