Thursday, 20 October 2011


19th October 2011

Dear Friends and Supporters,


Migrant workers, particularly the foreign domestic workers, constantly give care to the people of Hong Kong ­our children, elderly, and families­ six days a week. Isn’t it time to give care back to them, even just for a day? Give Care to Our Care Givers aims precisely that. Our project aims to bring care back to our domestic workers, at least for some days in a year. Through Mobile Caring Centers (MCC) which will be set up in Central and Causeway Bay once every two months in areas where migrants gather, we hope to provide a place for migrants to rest, have recreation, and learn, and find a listening ear for issues they face every day.

The first ever Give Care to our Caregivers Day is set on November 13, 2011, a Sunday, at Chater Garden in Central form 10am-5pm. Recreation and leisure booths will be set up on the day. Among the highlights of the MCCs are:

· Free Computer and Internet use and access

· Reading Room and Mobile Library

· Spaces for Relaxation and Massage

· Free Health Check-ups

· Free Film-showing

· Free Counseling

· Skills and Training sessions (Dance, Tai Chi, Photography, among others)

However, this program cannot succeed without the help and support of volunteers to operate the booths, deliver the service and provide the visible care to our caregivers. If you believe that this is a worthwhile activity, we would like you to give some time to join us and give care to our caregivers.

Are you a doctor, lawyer, nurse, Chinese medicine practitioner, a dentist or a practitioner of the arts? Do you have skills to share or teach? Maybe you can donate an hour or so to provide free services to our dear migrant workers.

Whatever your profession, we will appreciate any effort to volunteer and assist us in distributing promotional materials and help manage the booths, or just even smile and show our appreciation to our caregivers.

Please join us in giving care to the care givers and promoting their health and well-being.

Give Care to Our Care Givers is a project funded by Love Ideas HK, a public philanthropic campaign initiated by the Li Ka Shing Foundation to engage Hong Kong citizens in a united effort to improve our community.

For more information, please call 25228261 or send your email to

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