Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children. Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children.
Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children.
Philanthropy

Lessons in altruism and empathy from Hong Kong children who set up online second-hand books store, charity sale and ball

  • ‘Don’t wait for the perfect time. Just go for it,’ says 15-year-old who set up Hong Kong’s first online store for used English-language children’s books
  • Build a team first, says 17-year-old who helped run a charity ball; sisters aged six and eight were their own team when they raised funds for a family friend

Topic |   Philanthropy
Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children. Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children.
Sisters aged eight and six formed non-profit Little Philanthropist to raise funds for a family friend’s cancer treatment through a toy sale. Its 130 child volunteers still sell toys, but also hold craft events at an aged-care home in Hong Kong (above), help the homeless and make gifts for terminally ill children.
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