This year's beneficiaries

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 11 November, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 11 November, 2009, 12:00am

Baptist Oi Kwan Social Services

The group, which offers a range of social services, is seeking funds for Stand by U, a mental health promotion project for children aged six to 12 (above) who have parents suffering from mental illness

End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation

The foundation aims to protect youngsters aged under 18 from sexual abuse, and is seeking help for its Sexual Abuse Preventive Programme for Upper Primary School Students

Operation Dawn

Hong Kong's first Christian drug treatment and rehabilitation centre is seeking funding for its Skills Training Project, which helps former drug users return to society

Suicide Prevention Services

The outreach group, founded in 1995, needs funding for its programme aimed at preventing suicide among the elderly by promoting positive thinking and mental health

Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation

The non-profit organisation is seeking funding for its 'C Word' project, which reflects the experiences of young adults with cancer

Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Elderly Home

The religious organisation runs two homes for the elderly and is seeking help to improve safety and to make day-to-day care of the elderly easier for the helpers, volunteers and staff


The independent arm of the WWF global body is seeking funding for its Marine Detective project, which aims to educate underprivileged children and their parents about the ocean

Autism Partnership

The organisation, founded in 2007, requires funding to replace worn-out materials and improve facilities at the Autism Partnership School

Families of SMA Charitable Trust

Assisting sufferers of spinal muscular atrophy, the trust needs help with its home-based rehabilitation project that provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy and life-saving equipment to patients

Nesbitt Centre

The centre provides English-speaking programmes for disabled adults and is seeking funding for a coffee shop social enterprise on the grounds of St John's Cathedral

Po Leung Kuk

The social services group, founded in 1878, needs help to buy a 16-seat minibus to transport handicapped children from low-income families (above) to and from the Yuen Long Early Learning Centre


The Intellectually Disabled Education and Advocacy League, formed for people with intellectual disabilities, their parents and volunteers in 1989, needs funding for an educational cyber cafe

Little Life Warriors Society

The mutual aid organisation needs help to continue assisting young cancer patients (below) and survivors in Hong Kong and to conduct more outreach services on the mainland