Wang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix WongWang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix Wong
Wang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests scupper fundraising as Community Chest faces record drop in donations in 51-year history

  • The not-for-profit organisation is likely to miss its 2019/2020 fundraising target as protests, economic recession undermine donations
  • HKEX’s stock code for charity programme offers saving grace as contributions surpassed HK$1 billion milestone last September

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Wang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix WongWang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix Wong
Wang Zhimin, director of the Liaison Office in Hong Kong and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, at the Community Chest’s 50th Anniversary Walk for Millions event in January 2019. Wang has been replaced while Lam’s popularity has sunk amid protests: Photo: Felix Wong
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