Charitable stars take Mother's Day in stride

Busy celebrities often struggle to find enough time for their families, but some charitable souls put aside time to help those in need. On Mother's Day, actors Shu Qi, Richie Jen Hsien-chi and Alex Fong Lik-sun sacrificed celebrations with their mums for a worthy cause.

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 12:00am

Dancing for the pink cause

A group of Year 13 students from Chinese International School decided to promote breast cancer awareness - through dance. Their inspiration was the Pink Glove Dance in the US, which features thousands of health care workers and breast cancer survivors.

29 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

school news

CCC Hoh Fuk Tong College

Students from CCC Hoh Fuk Tong College took part in the Teen Entrepreneurs Competition from February 5-7. The competition was sponsored by the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Ten Form Four students came up with the design for a 'Lucky Soap', which was sold at our stall.

We handmade all the bars of soap ourselves.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Schools contribute with enthusiasm

This year's Operation Santa Claus has been a huge success. Twenty-five schools raised money for the annual charity programme, which will benefit 13 local charities. Students organised various activities, including singing marathons, dress casual days, walkathons and handicrafts sales. The community showed total commitment to helping those in need.

21 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Three cheers for the boys in pink

The Pink Revolution continues, with athletes and artists joining the crusade. As part of the campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, this weekend all seven senior rugby teams from the Hong Kong Football Club will wear special pink shirts - as modelled by the Breast Cancer Foundation's Veronica Bourke (with ball) - for their games tomorrow to show solidarity with the cause.

16 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Chance to show you care about others

The Children Charities Carnival 2009 will be held on May 3 at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay.

The carnival aims to teach children to love and care for others.

It is jointly organised by the parenting company Peegaboo Group and marketing and management consultants Prestique.

22 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Community spirit

Students of German Swiss International School (GSIS) celebrated Christmas with a fun fair to help raise funds for Operation Santa Claus (OSC).

On December 17, the school's Community Involvement Group, along with other school organisations, set up a series of fund-raising events.

5 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Safe, happy home

The Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association hopes to upgrade the facilities of its Wan Wah Care and Attention Home for the Elderly with support from Operation Santa Clause (OSC).

The renovation project will enable the elderly to lead a quality life.

8 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

150 charity walkers brave Beijing winter

About 150 charity walkers showed they had warm hearts amid the freezing winter weather when they set off yesterday on a 60km, three-day walkathon in Beijing to raise school funds for mainland children.

Participants hope the event, organised by Sowers Action, will raise HK$1.5 million for children living in remote mountainous areas.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Fight for the right to read

At the end of the school year, many students are so relieved that they get rid of their books. But for some needy students, even a second-hand book would be a gift.

Thanks to full-time philanthropist John Wood, countless students in some of the world's poorest regions are being given the opportunity to read.

12 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Walk to help others see

The eighth annual Orbis-Merrill Lynch Walk for Sight is now open for registration.

This year, funds raised from the walk will allow Orbis to teach Chinese doctors surgical techniques to restore sight and provide on-going care.

21 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Walkathon raises thousands for young leaders, pet charity

More than 100 people and their animals took part in the Hong Kong Union for Young Leaders (HKUYL) Walkathon on July 17.

They raised $15,500 for the union and the Society for Abandoned Animals (SAA).

28 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Children Education Fund

What: The charity is dedicated to the improvement of educational facilities and opportunities for underprivileged children in the mainland. In addition to charity trips to the mainland, the group also organises walkathons and charity sales to raise funds.

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Walkathon to raise funds for arts

The Hong Kong Arts Centre has launched its first community-based fund-raising event since it was established in 1977.

5 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

A visionary approach

Students from 22 schools are using their creativity to raise as much money as they can for eye-care charity Orbis before the end of this academic year.

22 Apr 2004 - 12:00am