About 300 “Little Humanity Heroes” parade to disseminate the Spirit of Humanity
The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) thus organized a “Humanity Parade” on 25 January to let about 300 children to dress up as little humanity heroes they admired to parade joyfully with their parents, so as to help disseminate the spirit of humanity.
Hong Kong Red Cross becomes the first NGO granted the Hong Kong MAKE Award
The Hong Kong Red Cross has become the first local non-governmental organization being granted the Hong Kong Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award.
300 Red Cross Volunteers share Spring Festival Blessings
with 300 Elder-Households in Eastern District
Amidst the recent abrupt weather fluctuation between cold and hot, the elderly are one of the groups vulnerable to falling sick. Concerning about the needs of the elderly, about 300 volunteers from the Hong Kong Red Cross presented care, “blessing bags”, and health information to 300 elderly-households in the Eastern District.
South Asian Tsunami: 10th Year Commemoration
10 years after the deadly South Asia tsunami, the survivors had gradually resumed normal living due to joint efforts from the affected population, local and international partners.
Typhoon Hagupit 2014: Information Bulletin 1
Philippine Red Cross has been on the highest alert for the strike of Typhoon Hagupit. Over 500 staff, volunteers, health responders and sanitation technicians are on standby.
"Humanity Experience Camp – People in Disaster"
Experiential education builds empathy with epidemic victims
About 120 "Friends of Red Cross" donors, along with their families and friends, experienced on 7 December in Lantau Island what it’s like for "People in Disaster". Under a fatal epidemic, they faced various ordeal including mass panic, struggle for aid and life, fighting against the deadly disease. About half of the participants, aged from 8 to 14, joined under the companionship with their family members.
Sichuan Earthquake 2014
Two earthquakes of magnitude above 5 jolted Kangding County, Sichuan in end of November. HKRC staff have reached the affected areas for relief distribution and needs assessment.
“Childlike Hearts”Project Service Experience in Heyuan, Guangdong
If you are interested in serving the disabled children or orphans in the Mainland, come and join our 2-day service experience on 24-25 January. Deadline for enrollment: 12 January.
Gather your Peer Giving Power at Red Square
The Red Square online fundraising platform has entered into its second phase. We have now added two fundraising projects into our program: the "Act of Care” project which provides regular psychological support to vulnerable groups, and the “Household Safety and First Aid Training Program” for the elderly.
Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak