ABOUT NEW LIFE

Partnership

Caring Company 2015/2016

This year, the Association nominated 46 companies and organizations for the Caring Company Scheme. All of them were successfully awarded the Caring Company Logo and we were grateful for their staunch support. We also participated in the Caring Company Partnership Expo on 10 May 2016 to introduce our volunteering opportunities through booth exhibits. We sincerely look forward to creating more concerted efforts with partner companies and organizations in the future.

Companies and Organizations successfully nominated by the Association in Caring Company 2015/2016

  1. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
  2. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Fortune City One Plus
  3. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Hampton Loft
  4. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Jubilee Square
  5. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Ma On Shan Plaza
  6. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Metro Town Shopping Mall
  7. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Oceanaire
  8. ARA Asset Management (Fortune) Limited – Sausalito
  9. ASM Pacific Technology Limited
  10. Circle K Convenience Stores (HK)Limited
  11. Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Limited
  12. Coils Electronic Company Limited
  13. Deerhill Bay Management Limited
  14. Fung Kids (Hong Kong) Fashion Limited
  15. Goodwell Property Management Limited
  16. Goodwell-Prosperity Property Services Limited
  17. Hang Yick Properties Management Limited (A Member of Henderson Land Group)
  18. HKOMall Limited
  19. Hongkong Land
  20. InterContinental Hong Kong
  21. Island South Property Management Limited
  22. Jardine Airport Services Limited
  23. Jebsen & Company Limited
  24. Kai Shing Management Services Limited
  25. Kerry Holdings Limited
  26. Kee Wah Bakery Limited
  27. KML Engineering Limited
  28. Lane Crawford (Hong Kong) Limited
  29. LSG Catering China Limited
  30. Mediart Associate Limited
  31. Millions Treasure Limited
  32. New Life Support Enterprises Limited
  33. NIKE 360 HOLDING B.V.
  34. Nikkei Japanese Language School Limited
  35. NWS Holdings Limited
  36. Prince of Wales Hospital
  37. Portofino Management Limited
  38. Sui Hing Chemical Company Limited
  39. The Hongkong Electric Company Limited
  40. The Paramount Management Limited
  41. TNT Production Limited
  42. UPS Parcel Delivery Services Limited
  43. Vista Paradiso Property Management Limited
  44. Western Union Business Solutions (Hong Kong) Limited
  45. Yummy House International Limited
  46. Zung Fu Company Limited

 

Partnership with Corporations

InterContinental Hong Kong

This was the 3rd year of the “New Life” Gingerbread House fundraising project. During the Christmas season in 2015, InterContinental Hong Kong (ICHK) supported the Association by building a gingerbread house in the hotel’s lobby. The hotel’s guests were encouraged to purchase personalized gingerbread bricks to decorate the house. Christmas hampers with cookies and healthy food made by our people in recovery from mental illness (PIR) were also sold to raise funds. Around $150,000 was raised for the Association to support community mental health services for PIR. In addition, 21 colleagues from ICHK have paid the home visit to the TWC (Yau Tsim Mong) members and their families on July 29, 2016 with small gifts.

 

Jardine Matheson Group

To raise funds for MINDSET to promote mental health, the annual charity event CENTRAL Rat Race was held on October 16, 2016.  As in previous years, the Association supported this meaningful event by sending a team consisted of 22 service users from residential services to participate in the “NGO Rat Race”.  This year, the cheering team costume was specially design with an outlook of Rat-like Avengers. 12 cheering members were dressed up as a team of “Mice-vengers” to promote public awareness and support to fight against stigmatization for more inclusive society. Service users and Jardine Ambassadors joined together on the cheering team and their vivid and lively appearance motivated passers-by to take photos with them. Our cheering team was awarded the “Best Dressed NGO Cheering Team Award”.

Last year, the Jardine Ambassadors once again organized various programs for our service users, promoting inclusion through events such as MINDSET Fun Day, a singing contest, a puppet workshop, and a job preparation skills workshop.

 

Jardine Aviation Services Limited

As our long-term partner, Jardine Aviation Services Limited (JAS) had always encouraged their volunteers to communicate about mental health to colleagues, families and friends in order to raise awareness about mental illness issues in society. This year, JAS co-organized a series of activities with the Association including a visit to a farm, airport tour, bowling fun day and food sharing project. In addition, JAS organized internal fundraising activity with more than 500 staffs participated in. A total $102,133 was raised for improving the facilities at our self-financed hostel – Yin Yuet Hin and Yuet Wo House. The Cheque Presentation Ceremony was held on 16 August, 2016.

 

Kinetix Systems Limited

Kinetix Systems Limited donated fresh organic vegetables and healthy foods to Tuen Mun Food Sharing Project and 20 staff also joined the volunteer activity for distributing food to around 100 beneficiaries on August 19, 2016. In addition, they organized Mid-Autumn Festival lantern making workshop for 20 PIR at New Life Building Long Stay Care Home with 15 staff participated in on September 17, 2016.

 

New World First Ferry Services Limited

To celebrate its 15th Anniversary, New World First Ferry Services Limited (NWFF) specially designed the First Ferry Bears (Anniversary Edition) for charity sale. The Bears were incorporated with rwb330 elements and sold in our social enterprises. A total of $60,000 was raised for the Association. The Cheque Presentation Ceremony was held on 21 January, 2016.

 

Nikkei Japanese Language School

On May 25, 2015, Nikkei New Life Charity Conversation Day celebrated its 7th Anniversary. This year, Nikkei’s students not only practiced Japanese, but through booth sales and DIY activities, they gained a better understanding of the abilities of PIR. With the active support and participation of 111 volunteers, including teachers, students and staff, the event raised $150,525.

 

UPS

UPS donated $251,900 (USD$32,471) to New Life Farm for a 2-year project to support New Life Farm, and also donated organic vegetables to service recipients under a Food Sharing Project. For the second consecutive year, in October 2015 the UPS’ Global Volunteer Month, the company extended support to PIR by volunteering at New Life Farm, the Food Sharing Project of Wong Tai Sin District and at the Kwai Shing Sheltered Workshop.

If your company would like to be one of the corporate partners of NLPRA, please contact our Corporate Affairs Department via e-mail corporate_affairs@nlpra.org.hk or phone (Tel: 2332 4343). We are always pleased to discuss and formulate volunteer plans together with you.

 

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