Asian Charity Services is committed to supporting our dedicated volunteers as we begin to adapt to our new normals. We have collated a number of resources and tools here that you may find useful to learn more about NGO needs and to develop new skills to support the community.
More than 1 million people in Hong Kong count on nonprofit organizations for basic necessities and other critical support. But almost every NGO has suffered reduced funding, and has had to reduce its services. If you are looking to help Hong Kong NGOs but don't know how, visit this platform to find out what these organisations really need. Please get in touch with us at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The Open Letter to Funders drafted by the NGO Taskforce is here for you to refer to and use in your discussions with your funders. We hope to encourage conversations on trust, multi-year unrestricted funding under flexible conditions and a more complete partnership between nonprofit organisations and their funders.
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 and above are eligible for a cash payout of HKD10,000 from the HKSAR Government. Registration can be done online or on a form, and is open until 31st December, 2021.
Be part of the #BridgetheGapHK campaign by (1) donating to help Hong Kong's underfunded NGOs who are providing critical services to needy and vulnerable communities; and / or (2) matching all public donations raised by your grantee NGOs between now to Dec 2021. Double the impact of your dollars !
HandsOn HK's Serve-a-thon provides assistance to those worst impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic, through nine days of consecutive volunteering (Sept. 19th to 27th). It includes virtual opportunities allowing people to safely volunteer from home, as well as in-person relief programs.
The HK Church Network for the Poor Love in Action Fundraiser uses small individual donations of HK$1,200 each to buy meals from small local eateries to feed poor individuals who live in the area, for a win-win outcome.
HandsOn Hong Kong has compiled an overview of the most urgent necessity needs of their network of 100+ charity partners, in the hope of securing donations.
In collaboration with Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE), The Women Foundation's intends to donate 500 second-hand portable devices such as laptops or tablets to underprivileged families to enable their children to access online school work and e-classes. To learn more about TWF, please visit https://twfhk.org/
The Doing Good Index 2020 lays bare the vital role of the social sector and how the right policies and practices can unleash an enormous US$587 billion per year towards it. It offers a way forward for governments, as well as private and corporate donors to meet the imperatives of building a vibrant social sector for a brighter Asian future.