Help Me See 香港助視會

Seeing Technology

Volunteer Reporter: Rebecca Yim   Living in a developed and prosperous city, we are blessed with the benefits of convenience, entertainment and security making possible by all kinds of smart devices and apps every day.  Have you ever thought about those people living in developing countries demand technology for survival and health for more than we do?!   HelpMeSee is the global campaign to end blindness caused by cataract.  They apply technology to train and establish a sustainable scheme to solve this global eye health crisis.   Cataract is a very common eye disease.  The development of cataract is due

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Social Career organises Volunteer Day Award Ceremony and Carnival Promotes Cultural Diversity within Local Community

International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 December. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector. In response to the IVD, Social Career, which is funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, held the Volunteer Day with Award Ceremony and Carnival (義工嘉許同樂日) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza to recognize volunteers’ contribution to the community. Public can

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Social Career Volunteer Day 2018 – List of Awardees

In Arbitrary Order|以下所有獎項排名不分先後 Technology Pioneer for Volunteer Service (Top 5)|義工服務科技發展先鋒 (五強) Direction Association For The Handicapped 路向四肢傷殘人士協會 Haven of Hope Christian Service 基督教靈實協會 Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres 香港婦女中心協會 Hong Kong Playground Association 香港遊樂場協會 St. James' Settlement 聖雅各福群會   Volunteer’s Favourite NGO (Top 5)|社職義工最喜愛機構 (五強)   Books & Beyond Reading Club   CUBC Tuen Mun Integrated Children & Youth Service Centre 基督教協基會 Holistic SY 善園 KELY Support Group 啟勵扶青會 Methodist Centre Aldrich Bay Integrated Children & Youth Services 循道衛理中心 愛秩序灣綜合青少年服務     Top Recruiting Organization (Top 5)|最活躍招募機構(五強)   Feeding Hong Kong 樂餉社 Kids4Kids 童協基金會 Methodist Centre Aldrich Bay Integrated

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INSPIRING STORIES: Eric C.M.Lee (Corp. Management)

Mr. Eric C.M. Lee –Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Century 21 Goodwin Property Consultant   Volunteer Translator: Alison OK Lee   How Has Your Profession Brought An Impact To The Voluntary Work?   Our property consultant business focuses on communication among people; therefore, much emphasis has been put on encouraging colleagues to participate in community activities, but not only on keeping their heads down for paper work. We usually raise fund for non-profit organization through doing sports like hiking and cycling. Sometimes, we also invite our clients to join these activities together.   What Are You Most Concerned About In The Community?   We particularly concern

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INSPIRING STORIES : Michelle Chan (Student)

Michelle Chan - Graduated at the University of Newcastle with the Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Sciences - Graduated at the University of Hong Kong with a Masters in Medical Sciences - Part-time model - Frequent volunteer at dog shelter Volunteer experience sharing I currently volunteer at LAP (lifelong animal protection) dog shelter. I go to the shelter weekly, to help feed the dogs and attend to anyone who’s looking to adopt a dog.   I would like to take this opportunity to raise the public awareness on abandoned dogs and pets. We should respect the life of animals as equal

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INSPIRING STORIES : Jumbo Tsang (Hong Kong Actress)

Volunteer Translator: Wilber Luk/ Shannon Au Yeung   As a public figure, how can your profession bring impact to volunteerism? I believe everyone can also do it. It’s just public figure can easily motivate more people. For example, those who follow my social platform will notice my daily activities, so as my voluntary works. I hope to create a snowball effect. If two out of my hundred followers take action after reading the post, the two of them can draw more attention in their personal groups. Eventually, more people can be motivated to do voluntary work. This can create a

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