INSPIRING STORIES: Mr. Reeve Kwan – Co-founder of GOGOVAN

Volunteer Translator: Aileen Ip   What social issues do you concern or is there any specific service target groups?   We concerned the needs of the grassroots households and animal issues, there is a company campaign called GOGOGOODNESS which includes various CSR* projects, such as second-hand furniture delivery and recycling service for the needy. During our daily delivery service, we indeed discovered that loads of unwanted furniture from the people who move home are still in good condition. We do not waste those resources and therefore donate to the needy families.   We co-operate with different non-profit organizations like Crossroads Foundation

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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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INSPIRING STORIES: Kelly Poon (Teacher)

“Broad Perspective on Social Career” From a Teacher Volunteer Translator: Jonny Got/ Kelly Poon   Kelly Poon Graduated from HKU with a bachelor’s degree in linguistics Teaches English in a Hong Kong secondary school Served over 10 years with Leo Club, developing leadership skills and familiar with local and international volunteering groups   What do you understand about Social Career? Social Career provides the public and NGOs with a free platform, so volunteers get to know more channels when they wish to engage in volunteer service. It also provides a great opportunity for NGOs to increase their exposure and allow

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INSPIRING STORIES: Vince Ng Ka-him (Former Principal Sports Reporter, TVB)

Volunteer Translator: Wilbert Luk/ Shannon Au Yeung   What are your concerned social issue or service target Education and youth services are my prior concern as education has a strong impact on teenagers who are the future of the society. I also care about the minority groups. For instance, I previously cooperated with the Hong Kong AIDS Foundation and helped promote anti-discrimination in their events. Besides,I have played basketball with people who are suffering from disability such as hearing or visual impairment. Through this event, I learned that they are going through a lot of difficulties in their daily lives.

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