Charity

Charity

Spreading Love and Care to the Needy

2017

K. Wah International and St. James' Settlement organizes “Birthday Party for the Elderly” bringing them happiness and love

KWIH and St. James' Settlement jointly organized a “Birthday Party for the Elderly” to celebrate the birthday of the elders whose birthday is in November and December at the St. James’ Settlement headquarters, Wan Chai. KWIH staff and associates played games, sang birthday song and shared lunch with the elders and enjoyed a pleasant weekend together.

ICGS holds cycling charity campaign for poverty in the Mainland

ICGS held the “Let's pedal to make a difference” campaign for IHG Foundation Week in September.  120 hotel staff members and hotel guests completed the pedaling relay from dawn till dusk for five consecutive days, totaling a distance of 1400km. The fund raised in this event will be donated to Sichuan Province Foundation for Poverty Alleviation. 

GEG hosts movie screening for one hundred youngsters at UA Galaxy Cinemas

To support the “Bringing Joy and Love to Children at Christmas” campaign, which was co-organized by the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (“IACM”) and varies charity associations, GEG hosted more than hundred youngsters from the Sheng Kung Hui “Star of Hope” Youth Home, Escola D. Luis Versiglia, Centro Residencial “Arco-Iris”, and the ‘Mong-Ha’ Children and Youth Home to UA Galaxy Cinemas, Macau's largest 3D cinema complex, to watch the latest animated blockbuster movie. With the aim of delivering warmth and festive blessings to children in need, GEG has been supporting this campaign for eight consecutive years and has also donated MOP10,000 to purchase Christmas gifts for needy children and support emergency aid programs for children in other regions earlier this year.

GEG Donates MOP300,000 to AJVM for families affected by the “8.23 Typhoon”

After the Typhoon Hato, the GEG Foundation has provided funding assistance to over 20 non-profit organizations, including a donation of MOP300,000 to the Associação de Juventude Voluntária de Macau (“AJVM”) to assist households in the badly-affected areas of Coloane, S. Lourenço and Rua de Cinco de Outubro. Representatives from GEG Foundation visited AJVM and discussed Macau’s post-typhoon relief efforts and daily social service work.

AJVM stated that they have used GEG’s donation to repair and purchase emergency commodities and electrical appliances for over 50 families that were affected by the typhoon. Additionally, the association arranged social workers to offer counselling services to affected residents. Mr. William Yiu, Executive Director of the GEG Foundation, said that GEG is committed to serving Macau’s communities and has given a hand to different social services and charitable organizations after the typhoon and is glad that the  donations were able to allow AJVM, to take immediate action to help in particular those households.

AJVM is a major non-profit volunteer group in Macau, organizing volunteers to participate in different types of social service work. GEG has been in close contact with the association, and supporting its One Day Volunteer activity every year since 2011 to engage GEG team members in volunteer work.

GEG Donates MOP2.3 Million to Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society

GEG proactively supports the charitable work of various social service organizations in Macau. In 2017, GEG supported the Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society’s community services with a donation of MOP2.3 million, which included its regular annual donation of MOP500,000 and a special donation of MOP1.8 million to repair the Tung Sin Tong Historical Archives Exhibition Hall after the sustained damage from Typhoon Hato.

“Being one of the charitable associations in Macau with the longest history, Tung Sin Tong has for years been sparing no effort in providing support and medical care services to the poor and needy. The association also works to preserve historical records of the development of charitable work in China. However, the Historical Archive Exhibition Hall was damaged during Typhoon Hato, which is why GEG hopes to support the quick recovery of the Hall with this donation so that the precious history and historical artifacts can be displayed to the public and promote the spirit of goodwill,” Mr. Francis Lui, the Vice Chairman of GEG, said.

GEG Volunteer Team Visits Service Organization for the Elderly

GEG regularly organizes a variety of volunteer activities to benefit senior citizens. The GEG volunteer team recently spent a joyful afternoon with 45 elderly members of Asilo de Felicidade. One of the volunteers prepared magic tricks to entertain the seniors, who were captivated by the performance. They also played games, sang classic songs together with seniors and created a lively atmosphere. All elderlies have received gift bags filled with daily necessities prepared by volunteers and expressed their gratitude for the laughter and good wishes the volunteers brought.