HandsOn Hong Kong in the news


70% of HongKongers say intend to do volunteer, but fewer than a third actually did it last year

Incredibly meaningful for us to mark this special day by sharing the research findings from a Hong Kong wide study we undertook with our treasured partners at Nielsen to understand citizens' attitudes to volunteering, what holds them back and how we can empower them to do more. Read the SCMP profile on the research findings.

 

Nielsen launches research findings on Hong Kong attitudes to volunteering

HandsOn Hong Kong marked International Volunteer Day 2017 by launching the findings of a Hong Kong-wide study examining the public's attitudes and views towards giving their time to volunteer. This original research—initiated by HandsOn Hong Kong and conducted pro bono by Nielsen—was launched by Michael Lee, MD of Nielsen, as the opening of our International Volunteer Day celebration on Friday December 1st. Download the reserach findings.

Sassy Supports family volunteer opportunities this Christmas with HandsOn

We spoke to Sassy Mama about how Hong Kong families can instill a spirit of giving, empathy and compassion in their children by volunteering with them this festive season. We talk about what it means to be "the NGO that serves other NGOs" and how we do our work to serve the local community. The article ends with a list of some of the wonderful volunteer activities taking place over the holidays. Read on!

 

HandsOn Hong Kong 2016 Annual Report

It is our great pleasure to share the HandsOn Hong Kong 2016 Annual Report so that our volunteers and supporters can see what we were able to achieve together last year! Thank you for giving your time so generously so that we could serve nearly 29,000 beneficiaries in need in 2016.

Gain brownie points while having a drink or two during Drink for Good

Foodie Magazine encourages its readers to step out for drinks any (or every!) Wednesday this October to support HandsOn Hong Kong's annual fundraising initiative, Drink for Good. Participating venues will donate 5% of sales each Wednesday to run HandsOn programs for children with special needs.

Optimizing corporate community engagement

Inspired by all of the wonderful support of our corporate volunteer teams during Serve-a-thonHong Kong's first community service marathon our Executive Director, Sue, shares her thoughts on the benefits to business when they engage their employees in social issues. 

Serve-a-thon in the Hong Kong Economic Times and Sing Tao Daily

Serve-a-thon Hong Kong was featured in the Hong Kong Economic Times and Sing Tao Daily yesterday, including interviews with our Executive Director, Sue, and several of our volunteer leaders. So exciting to see Hong Kong coming together this week in the name of community service!

Talking about all things Serve-a-thon on RTHK Radio 3

Check out our Executive Director, Sue, talking to Karen at RTHK Radio 3 about Serve-a-thon right before its weekened launch! Click on the link above and scroll down to 'Part 2' of the interview (Sue's part begins at 04:40). 

SCMP Junior Reporters humbled by their volunteer experience during Serve-a-thon

SCMP's Young Post junior reporters, Angelina and Molly, were humbled to discover what a big difference "a little bit of soap can make to someone else’s life", during their Soap Cycling activity for Serve-a-thon.