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COVID-19 Charity Fundraisers You Can Support Today

A list of HK charity initiatives you can support to help the city’s most vulnerable battle the COVID-19 5th wave.

The COVID-19 5th wave has been hard on the city, especially those who may be battling low-income, poor housing conditions, or homelessness at the same time.

 

A number of local charities have launched initiatives to help the elderly, domestic workers, refugees, and other underprivileged communities. Please consider making a contribution in any way you can! #GarageGivesBack

 


Impact HK 

impacthk charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong
Source: ImpactHK

 

Impact HK is looking for restaurant vouchers for the hundreds of homeless Hong Kongers who rely on their meal service. 

 

With the rapid rise in cases, Impact HK’s operations have taken a hit, and restaurant vouchers are an urgent contingency solution. 

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

  • Purchase a voucher from one of their recommended restaurants, and mail it to: ImpactHK, 5A, 5/F, Splendid Centre, 100 Larch Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Make a donation to Impact HK to support their work

ImpactHK: 5A, 5/F, Splendid Centre, 100 Larch Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, impacthk.org, 2448 5200


Bethune House 

bethune house charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong
Source: Bethune House Migrant Women's Refuge

 

Bethune House Migrant Women’s Refuse is calling for cash donations to help domestic helpers who have been left without a home as a result of testing positive for COVID-19. 

 

Funds raised will go towards purchasing food, COVID-19 test kits, medical supplies, sleeping bags and other necessities to keep these domestic workers safe.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

Bethune House, bethunehouse.org, 9338 0035


Refugee Union

refugee union charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong
Source: Refugee Union

 

Food prices have increased dramatically, which means refugee families are getting less bang for buck with supermarket vouchers equivalent to HKD 40 per day. 

 

Refugee Union is holding an emergency food drive to help close this gap and feed families in need. Cash donations are the most flexible form of support, and allow them to purchase from low-cost shops. Other suggested donations include rice, fresh produce, canned goods, and medication. 

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Refugee Union, Unit E, 2 Floor, Lee Fung Building, 315-319 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan, refugeeunion.org, 9828 7176


Hands On Hong Kong

hands on hong kong charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong
Source: Hands On Hong Kong

 

Hands On Hong Kong is recruiting volunteers to help deliver daily necessities to the elderly who are in isolation. 

 

Volunteers will be working with Harmony Garden Lutheran Centre for the Elderly. They’re currently open 6-days a week, but are facing a shortage of volunteers to help collect, pack and deliver care packages. 

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

Hands On Hong Kong, Unit A 9th Floor, Easy Tower, 609-611 Tai Nan West Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, handsonhongkong.org, 2​481 ​8092


Habitat for Humanity HK 

habitat for humanity charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong
Source: Habitat For Humanity HK

 

Habitat for Humanity HK is holding an emergency fundraiser to send 1,000 home hygiene packs to Hong Kong’s vulnerable. 

 

Money raised will enable them to distribute hygiene packs they have on hand (COVID-19 tests, face masks, hand sanitizer etc) to low-income families and the elderly. (note: Please DON’T send masks, test kits and other products. Home hygiene packs are standardized for ease of distribution!)

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

Habitat For Humanity Hong Kong, 9/F, V-Point, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, habitat.org.hk, 2520 4000


Feeding Hong Kong

feeding hong kong charity initiatives covid fundraiser hong kong

 

Recent increases in food costs paired with supply chain issues have led to a sharp rise in the need for food assistance. 

 

Feeding Hong Kong is raising funds to purchase food staples and invest in additional logistics to help those in need.

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

Feeding Hong Kong, Unit 715-717, Block A2, Yau Tong Industrial City, 17-25 Ko Fai Road, Yau Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, feedinghk.org, 2205 6568

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