Jennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: HandoutJennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: Handout
Jennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong organisations hoping charity begins at home as economic crunch sees donations dry up

  • The impact of last year’s civil unrest, coupled with the coronavirus, has left several of the city’s charities on the brink of collapse
  • Some are hoping residents will use their HK$10,000 cash handout to boost the coffers of those most in need

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Jennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: HandoutJennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: Handout
Jennifer Chen, CEO of Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, is leading a campaign called ‘Bridge the Gap’, which will match public donations up to HK$500,000. Photo: Handout
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