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ImpactHK

ImpactHK | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

ImpactHK started with the aim of doing one kind act per month for the homeless in Hong Kong. Many volunteers joined as they wanted an opportunity to support the needy in a meaningful and measurable way. As our movement grew, so did an opportunity for us to make bigger impact.

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Check their facebook page for kindness walk locations and dates
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HandsOn Hong Kong | Be The Change! Volunteer!

HandsOn Hong Kong | Be The Change! Volunteer! | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it
We are a registered Hong Kong charity serving as a hub for volunteers and NGO partners. Our mission is to mobilize and empower our community to meet pressing social needs in Hong Kong through volunteer services. 
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LocalMotion

LocalMotion | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it
An online matchmaking platform pairing people with skills and NGOs and social enterprises with skills gaps.

We focus on creative skills including marketing, design and communications.

We offer young professionals the opportunity do meaningful volunteering.

We offer community or environmental organisations the opportunity to take critical marketing and design projects at a low cost.
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Volunteer Training, Bring Me a Book Hong Kong

Volunteer Training, Bring Me a Book Hong Kong | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

If you are interested in volunteering to read to underprivileged children in HK but without appropriate skills, now is your chance to learn some great storytelling techniques by Bring Me a Book! We organize regular volunteer reading trainings at our office.

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May volunteer reading schedule found at bottom left link: Volunteer Reading & Training Schedule

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Agency for Volunteer Service

Agency for Volunteer Service | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

With the vision to build a civil society and caring community, AVS is dedicated to playing a proactive and pivotal role in the promotion and development of sustainable volunteerism, and to develop partnership with all sectors of the community to provide value added and quality volunteer service.

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-umbrella organization

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Ebenezer School & Home for the Visually Impaired | 心光盲人院暨學校

The nature of volunteer services required by each department varies, ranging from recording, reading, escorting, assisting in classroom learning and extracurricular activities, religious activities, tuition, word processing, Braille production, etc. 

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Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community Services / Volunteers

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community Services / Volunteers | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

Tung Wah’s community services aim at providing a spectrum of social welfare services catering to the needs of families, children and youth, the elderly and the disabled as well as Chinese traditional services for the community in accordance with the main theme “Quality Care, Holistic Development”. 

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St. Barnabas' Society and Home

St. Barnabas' Society and Home | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

The term, "homeless" encompasses a wide demographic beyond just street sleepers. Homelessness also often occurs in conjunction with other problems such as drug abuse, strained family relations, and mental illnesses. People become homeless or poor for many reasons. We have encountered many, but we have come to realise that they are not only homeless or poor but people who are hurting.

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www.enrichhk.org

www.enrichhk.org | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

Enrich is Hong Kong's premier training organisation for financial literacy, business development and confidence building. We work primarily with ethnic minority women, migrant workers (in particular domestic workers) and new arrivals into Hong Kong.

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Hope of the City

Hope of the City | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it
Hope of the City seeks to transform the city of Hong Kong by transforming the lives of disadvantaged and disenfranchised people.
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Latest Volunteer Opportunities | HandsOn Hong Kong

Latest Volunteer Opportunities | HandsOn Hong Kong | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

also check out the additional opportunities link

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Get Involved in Giving Back: Where to Volunteer in Hong Kong

Get Involved in Giving Back: Where to Volunteer in Hong Kong | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it
If you're looking to find ways give back to the community, your options are endless! We've listed organisations in need of volunteers in Hon
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Lizzie Bee Foundation

We are always looking for people who can help us out with our projects.  People with special skills such as translators, teachers, fundraisers, researchers...

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Pinnacle Foundation

Pinnacle Foundation | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

The Pinnacle Foundation is the charitable arm of Pinnacle Performance, the role of which is to develop underprivileged youths’ health and wellbeing by educating them on the importance of exercise and fitness in a safe and fun environment.

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Volunteer Movement

Volunteer Movement | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

The objectives of the Volunteer Movement are to

build up a caring communitypromote the positive values of self-fulfilmentutilize community resourcesenhance the sense of social belonging
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-umbrella organization

 

-service opportunities under social welfare dept and also participating organizations

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The Rainbow Project

The Rainbow Project | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

Founded in 1999, Rainbow Project is a charitable organisation set up in Hong Kong. In our learning centre in Sai Ying Pun on Hong Kong Island we cater for the needs of children within the Autism Spectrum Disorder coming from multinational English speaking backgrounds. 

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Hong Kong Cleanup

Hong Kong Cleanup | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

In Hong Kong, we generate a shocking 6 MILLION TONNES of waste every year, but only a small portion is recycled. Our landfills are almost full, and a vast amount ends up in nature.

 

Our Mission is threefold:

-To empower Hong Kong citizens to become active agents in keeping our beautiful coastal areas, country parks and city streets safe, clean and trash free.

-To increase awareness and instill a level of understanding that communities are pivotal to changing attitudes towards environmental protection

-To advocate for change in policy related to waste management, littering and pollution, and for environmental sustainability to become a greater priority for Hong Kong policymakers.

 

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The Nesbitt Centre

The Nesbitt Centre provides an English speaking educational programme for adults with learning disabilities together with a respite and residential facility, which helps to achieve independence and development of our students' own potential and opportunities within the community.

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Vision First

Vision First is committed to providing the best possible support for Hong Kong-based refugees. We offer this assistance irrespective of religion, race, nationality, social group or political opinion.

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-have a look at the take action page and also the action list

-volunteer at their centre, home, events, work

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Why Poverty

Why Poverty | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it
Amazing documentaries about poverty. Stories that encourage people to start asking questions about poverty. Watch the films and add your voice to the debate.
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Foodlink

Foodlink | Serve the City HK | Scoop.it

Hong Kong’s leading hunger relief charity, Foodlink's goal is to fight hunger and poverty by minimizing food wastage through collection of surplus and donated food from various hotels and F&B outlets and delivering it to shelters and the needy.

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