Pass-it-On Charity Sales 2013
Condolences on the loss of 32 SARC aid workers
In total, 32 Syrian Arab Red Cross (SARC) aid workers have lost their lives while on duty since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011. Hong Kong Red Cross expresses its deepest condolences, and joins the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to call upon all parties involved in the conflict in Syria to respect the work of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, and guarantee the safety of aid workers and their unimpeded, immediate access to people in need across the country.
Hong Kong Red Cross wins international award
for Engagement and Management of Volunteers in Emergencies
Annual Meeting reports on Humanitarian Tasks and Community Support
The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) receives an international “Volunteering Development Award” in recognition of the engagement and management of its volunteers in emergencies. The acclaim for the over 22,000 HKRC volunteers is from the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Hong Kong Red Cross “Pass-it-On” Charity Sale Campaign
Bear Buddies and Chief Ambassador Alex Fong spreading Love and Care to the community
The three-month Campaign, entering its 11th year, was officially launched today. This year’s two icons － Red CrossÌBear Duet slippers and Red CrossÌBear Buddies pen set － come “in pairs”, symbolizing HKRC and donors working hand in hand as partners to render humanitarian services to those in need.
First Aid Service Team – 2014 Volunteer Recruitment
The First Aid Service Team (FAST) is one of the Adult Volunteer Groups of the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) with special function. FAST aims at training up volunteers with first aid skills and providing quality first aid services for the society, so as to fulfill HKRC’s mission of “protect human life”. If you are aged 18 or above, possessing a valid first aid certificate and having interest to serve the community through first aid service, please join us. Recruitment deadline: 14 December 2013.