World Vision Famine Events

Famine gives food for thought

The rain over the weekend failed to foil 6,000 people's determination to raise money for those in developing countries.

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011, 12:00am

Cheng adopts maternal role

Canto-pop singer Sammi Cheng Sau-man had her first taste of motherhood when she sponsored 12 children on a recent visit to Laos.

The trip was part of World Vision Hong Kong's annual 30 Hour Famine campaign to raise money for starving children worldwide. Cheng (below) is one of this year's campaign ambassadors.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

World Vision employee satisfies hunger for life

Linda Law Lai-ching, 27, gave up her managerial status and high salary working for a fur company three years ago to join World Vision Hong Kong.

She wanted a more fulfilling role in which she could learn the value of life - and has never regretted her decision.

18 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Campers get a taste of poverty in 30 hours

More than 3,000 campers gathered at the Hong Kong Stadium last weekend to raise funds for the needy in Third World countries.

The annual fund-raising event, '30-Hour Famine', was jointly organised by Commercial Radio II and World Vision Hong Kong.

19 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Appetite for charity brings joy

FASTING is an effective way to help one knows how it feels to go without food. That worked when World Vision Hong Kong held a six-hour Family Famine to raise funds for Third World children last month.

5 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

HK ready to show it cares

YOU can touch the world.'' A simple message, but one that challenges Hong Kong to transform the lives of thousands of disaster-stricken families in such faraway countries as India, Cambodia and war-ravaged Bosnia.

9 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Round-the-clock charity fast at Island School

A CLASS of 13-to 14-year-old students at Island School and some of their teachers went on a 24-hour fund-raising fast recently.

In 1991, they raised about $28,000 and in 1992, about $33,000.

30 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Stars display generosity

POP music fans will be in for a treat when the Four Big Kings and leading female singers come together this month for a star-studded concert at the Hongkong Coliseum.

In addition, fans who attend the concert will be raising funds for victims of natural disasters around the world.

5 Mar 1993 - 12:00am