New Life E-Newsletter January 2022
Review on Diversified Development of New Life
Looking Forward to 2022
Although the Pandemic resurged in 2021, giving New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (New Life) tough challenges, our pace to move on never stopped. We have made new attempts and been able to provide diversified services to the people in recovery of mental illness (PIR).
Looking forward to the New Year, New Life will continue to develop in mental health sector, and the priority will continue to be the needs of PIR and that of the general public. With our innovation in service provision, as well as the support from friends and partners, we endeavor to build a society with full holistic well-being.
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Helping People in Recovery in Career
Mission Accomplished for farmfresh330 Queensway Shop
New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (New Life) officially opened organic retail shop farmfresh330 (Queensway shop) in March 2019, which was the 22nd social enterprise under New Life. Not only offering opportunity to people in recovery of mental illness (PIR) for training and working, the shop was also promote "Healthy Diet” and support "Products of Benefiting More”, "Fair Trade” and "Local Production”. Since its opening, the Queensway shop had been supplying diversified and quality food choice for customers in the area thus was welcomed among consumers. As the lease contract will expire in February this year, the shop will leave LAB CONCEPT afterwards. Before closure, a series of time-limited offers will be released as gratitude to the support of our customers.
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Updates of New Life
Tailor-made Mindfulness Products by newlife.330 for you
We used to be busy for studying, working or family life, and may neglect our own needs. To encourage us to practice Mindfulness in our daily life and to realize the beauty of life, newlife.330 has prepared two quality products to help us practice mindfulness.
"dayday Memo Pad” enables you to jot down the important tasks for self or for work. It features a total of 6 scenarios including "wake up”, "Go to work”, "Having lunch”, "Having Meeting”, "Off from Work” and "Sleeping” to remind you being mindful of the instant moments.
"Living at the Instant Moment - Multi-function Travel Bag”, which is water-proved, light in weight and with many storage spaces, enables you to pack all the stuff in one bag in a convenient way. Whenever you take the travel bag with you, the slogan of "Living at the Instant Moment” would remind you to realize the beautiful moments of life.
"dayday Memo Pad”
Retail Price: HKD$58 for one
"Living at the Instant Moment - Multi-function Travel Bag”
Retail Price: HKD$88 for one
Online purchase form: https://bityl.co/AJsD
Delivery method：Self pick-up at space330 / COD by SF Express
Staff from New Life Social Enterprise awarded in Social Enterprises Employee Recognition Scheme 2021 by HKGCSE
The Social Enterprises Employee Recognition Scheme 2021 is a significant event held by HKGCSE, the annual award presentation ceremony was held on 20 December 2021.
This year, a total of 7 New Life representatives had won the Outstanding Social Enterprise Staff Award, and another staff had won the Long Service Award, the Most Cooperative Spirit Award and Progress Award. Their outstanding performance and dedication to Social Enterprise were affirmed and highly appreciated.
EFC Food Sharing Project
Supported by Foodlink Foundation and DFI Retail Group, the EFC Food Sharing Project held a joint corporate volunteer event on 14 December 2021. At the event, a total of 250 gift packs were delivered by the representatives and volunteers of the two own brands of Wellcome, Yu Pin King and 7-Eleven, to the beneficiaries aiming to alleviate their financial burden.
HSBC Hong Kong Community Festival - Handicraft Workshop
With the aim to promote social inclusion, the iSPA Support Centre for Persons with Autism, together with the volunteer team of Leo Club of West Kowloon and Ka Lok Association - Home for Rehabilitation Limited, participated the Handicraft Workshop organized by Tin King Sheltered Workshop of New Life on 4 to 11 December 2021 at HSBC Hong Kong Community Festival.
The workshop consisted of 4 sessions, including Robot and Four-wheeler experience, Computer Programming, Wooden Craftsmanship and Agriculture, and also Flower Plot Plantation. Participants learnt to apply the social skills they had learnt and had the chance to better communicate with the others during the workshop. Other volunteers agreed that the workshop had enhanced their understanding and acceptance to Persons with Autism.
HACTL GREEN Day 2021
Invited by HACTL, New Life had organized an environment friendly corporate event, namely "Green Day”, on 10 December 2021 in the exhibition hall at HACTL office building. New Life’s representative were also invited to be the officiating guest for the opening ceremony of the event.
4 promotional booths were set up by New Life Vocational Rehabilitation services, they include "Made in HK”, "Organic Products”, "Unpacked” and ”Vegan Food”. Staff from HACTL visited the booths and knew more about the production of our self-brand. They also had better understanding towards our service users and their work training.
If you wish to explore more on donation or corporate partnership, please feel free to contact Corporate Affairs Department of New Life (firstname.lastname@example.org / 2332 4343).