Opportunity Details

Civic & Community
People with mental illness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:15+

COVID-19 Relief: Home Deliveries for People with Mental Illness in Tseung Kwan O

The program is made possible through a generous donation from the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Description: More than 20% of our population lives in poverty, surviving on less than HK$4,000 each month and was struggling to make ends meet even before this pandemic. Now, with many of them living in fear and having their livelihoods impacted, they are in more dire need than ever.
Part of the burden on people with mental illness in Hong Kong (and the community centres acting as their lifeline), can be eased through the delivery of relief Care Packages brought directly to their doorsteps by caring volunteers. Each pack will last a household for one week.
Volunteer roles: 
·      Volunteers will receive a short briefing and protective gear (masks, gloves, and hand sanitizers) upon arriving at the community centre.
·      Volunteers will form a team of two with the centre staff to deliver care packages directly to the doorsteps of families in Tiu Keng Leng and  Tseung Kwan O waiting to receive them. Small coach will be provided when moving from one location to another.
·      This activity involves heavy lifting
Volunteer safety:
Centre staff and volunteers will adopt HandsOn Hong Kong COVID-19 safety precautions in-line with Centre for Health Protection guidelines. If you have any questions regarding this service, please directly email to hohk@handsonhongkong.org
活動簡介:超過20%的人口生活在貧困中,每月靠少於4,000港元生存,他們甚至在疫情之前都在努力維持生計。 現在,由於他們許多人生活在恐懼中並且生計受到影響,這些人比以往任何時候都更加迫切需要幫忙。

提供物資可以減輕香港精神病患者(以及為其提供服務的社區中心)的部分負擔。 每份物資包將支援一個家庭一週的生活所需。
  • 每位義工抵達中心之時,中心工作人員將會提供指引及相關保護物品(口罩、手套及酒精搓手液)。
  • 義工將兩人一組到調景嶺及將軍澳送防疫物資至精神病患者的家門口。中心將會安排車輛接送義工。遞送過程中, 請義工敲門告知受惠者,物資已放置門口再離去。
  • 此活動需搬運重物。
中心及義工遵守COVID-19預防措施指引。 如有任何查詢,請直接電郵至 hohk@handsonhongkong.org

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