Christian Folklore

Deacons joins OSC to give back to the community

Deacons, the city's oldest and largest independent law firm, has become a major donor of Operation Santa Claus.

Monday, 16 January, 2012, 12:00am

Group on target to meet goal of giving

Li & Fung Group's staff flexed their muscles and used their creativity to make the group's first year as a major donor to Operation Santa Claus a huge success by raising HK$180,000.

9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Corporate athletes give their all for a good cause

The cheers and laughter of some 100 athletes from nine corporate teams filled the air at the Ma On Shan Sports Ground as they gathered to have fun and raise money for Operation Santa Claus.

They were taking part in the first corporate sports day to be organised by the annual fund-rasing appeal co-sponsored by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A creative way to spread some cheer

Staff from Maxim's Group rolled up their sleeves this Christmas to create 150 multicoloured sand bottles to give to members of the Boys' Brigade Hong Kong - a beneficiary of Operation Santa Claus (OSC) this year.

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Fun day aids charity

Students from St Mark's Secondary School scored for charity when they organised an inter-class soccer game to raise funds for Operation Santa Claus (OSC) last Friday.

The school fielded 12 teams in a knockout contest which ended in a victory for Tao-Shing, made up of Form Five students, who beat Exclamation 4-2.

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Rothschild bends over backwards to raise funds

Creativity is in full flower when Rothschild's employees turn their minds to raising money for Operation Santa Claus at their Christmas party.

In past years, they have auctioned their services when, for example, a managing director offered a five-course champagne dinner for four at his luxurious flat. Another bought breakfast for colleagues for 10 days.

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Aiming to end deadly liver disease

Philanthropist Laura Chen has an ambitious goal. She wants to eradicate hepatitis B.

Chen, head of the Zeshan Foundation, a private philanthropy arm of the Chen family, which made its fortune as a property developer through the Hang Lung Group, is confident the goal is achievable, although it will take time.

27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A special man for a special job

As the world prepares for the arrival of Christmas Day, intrepid Young Post reporter Dennis Goodboy caught up with Santa Claus before his big trip.

Dennis: So let's get right to the point, why no presents for dogs?

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bracelet embraces spirit of giving

David Bruce Hong made his first contact with Operation Santa Claus in mid-December when he joined the appeal as a major donor.

A week later, the holiday booth his company set up at Pacific Place was raising money for this fund-raising campaign organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Toying around with a practical idea

There are plenty of good Christmas gift ideas that do not have to cost an arm and a leg, and Sino Group has taught children how to create toys with cast-off materials.

Several staff volunteers from the group took time off work to teach a group of children how to make a reindeer on wheels by reusing cardboard boxes originally used to carry printer paper.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Candy contains a sweet message

Students from Hong Kong International School (HKIS) gave each other candy canes with heart-warming words while raising funds for Operation Santa Claus.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

You shouldn't have! The best gifts ever ...

William Chan Wai-ting, singer-dancer

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hospital staff sing for their supper

The Christmas party held by the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital staff this week was no ordinary affair. As well as being a fund-raiser for Operation Santa Claus, it marked the start of celebrations of the hospital's 90th anniversary in 2012.

So their festive lunch on Monday had plenty of fun, food and meaning.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bankers get dressed up for charity

The banking industry faced a challenging year, but that did not stop UBS trading floor staff pausing to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas and doing their bit to help those facing more pressing hardships in Hong Kong.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bankers chip in for the needy on office fairway

The miniature golf course looked like a creative parade of office supplies - empty cartons, packets of printing paper, file holders, stationery and other paraphernalia - on Friday afternoon at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

The event was the bank's Office Golf Day, a fund-raising event for Operation Santa Claus at Citibank Tower in Central.

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am