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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Ice bucket challenge sees donations to local charity surge

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Amy Nip

    ... for Rehabilitation for free. It receives HK$560,000 of funding from the government and the Community Chest each year. Private donations last year totalled HK$200,000. Jintana said the charity would need a new office and more staff if it was to offer more services with the additional funding. ...

  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

    ... 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 ... the inspirational power of art, we hope to kindle the spirit of charity to help raise much-needed funds to kick-start four new and impactful programmes run by our designated charities," said Pang. ...

  3. News - China - CHARITY

    Party chief of scandal-plagued China Red Cross steps down

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:49am by Alice Yan

    ... on her social media account. The Red Cross has also been criticised for misuse of donations and public funds in recent years. Guo appeared on state television last month apologising ...

  4. 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 whose needs are greater than their own. About 1,400 elderly people- some over 100 years old and many in their nineties- yesterday went without food for eight hours to raise funds to provide ...

  5. News - China - CHARITY

    China’s health authorities jump on ‘ice bucket challenge’ charity bandwagon

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:39pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com The “ice bucket challenge” – a splashy worldwide charity campaign – has gotten support from China’s national health authorities, who want to raise funds ... commission to take part. A spokesperson for the pledged to pay, out of his own pocket, to help an initiative seeking to raise funds for the Beijing-based China-Dolls Centre for Rare Disorders. Mao ...

  6. 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

    ... care. "The helpers who take care of them have to physically move them, and may develop muscle aches," she said. Because the illness is so rare, there is no government-funded programme specifically for ALS, although patients can get money from two schemes under the Social Welfare Department's Community Care Fund. This offers up to HK$2,500 to rent breathing equipment ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    100km and no shortcuts: Oxfam Trailwalker to introduce spot checks to ensure fair play

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for the open places. Among this year's contenders are about 50 teams from the mainland, compared with about 40 last year. Wong noted that mainland funds had become an emerging source of donations ...

  8. News - China - CHARITY

    Multi-millionaire Chen Guangbiao invites 1,000 poor Americans to dinner in Central Park

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:16am by Mimi Lau

    ... and not all are crazy spenders on luxury goods,” Chen told the South China Morning Post yesterday. “At the same time, there are many wealthy Chinese billionaires but most of them gained their wealth ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Unicyclist Sam Verebes celebrates bar mitzvah by raising money for charity

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

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Fund-raising challenges a big wheel for fearless Sam Think of unicycles and it might well be a circus that comes to mind. But teenager Sam Verebes takes his ... a bit of danger Sam Verebes He has already completed 504 kilometres and raised HK$23,000 from his page on the Just Giving fund-raising website. His donations so far have helped 65 families ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Families join 30-Hour Fast to feed hungry children

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

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Families fast so those less privileged can eat More than 2,000 people were camped out at the Aberdeen Sports Ground last night for the 30-Hour Famine 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. ...




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