Collaboration with Corporates
Po Leung Kuk values our partnership with corporates. The Kuk works with corporate in developing various community service plans having regard to the service needs and priorities of the corporates. Through generous donation, sponsorship and volunteer services, the resources donated by corporates are brought to those in need. Many corporates have been collaborating with us for years and become our steadfast partners in serving the community.
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Donation Programmes
The Kuk received a generous donation of HK$50 million from Bank of China (Hong Kong) to support a range of the Kuk’s service programmes in 5 years and address the needs of people from all walks of life. The programmes cover different themes including: competitions and indepth community photography tours etc. to enhance the youth and public’s understanding and appreciation towards their community; utilisation of innovative technology to improve the quality of life for the elderly and the disabled; building resilience in children through character nurturing activities; child care support after school, tutoring support and child care services for grassroots families and children; medical assistance programme, etc. The various programmes have benefited over 255,000 beneficiaries to date and is projected to support 382,000 beneficiaries in total. In addition to making generous donations to the Kuk to support the implementation of various service programmes, Bank of China (Hong Kong) also organised volunteer teams to participate in activities of the Kuk, including packing gift packs and visiting the elderly to deliver care and festive blessings as well as preparing and distributing food packs with students from affiliated schools to grassroots families. Teams also helped provide life planning information to students and participated in the Kuk’s online handicrafts workshop and donated their creations to community members etc.
Lee Shau Kee Foundation Limited — Donation of the Po Leung Kuk Lee Shau Kee Building
The Kuk received a generous donation from Dr LEE Shau Kee, GBM through the Lee Shau Kee Foundation to help fund the repair works on the Po Leung Kuk Lee Shau Kee Building. Built in 1957 and formerly known as the Annex Building to the Main Building at the Headquarters of the Kuk, it was previously used as a creche and shelter for women. It now becomes the residence for children and a kindergarten-cum-nursery. The repair works on the building will help upgrade the Kuk’s facilities to keep abreast of the times and further enhance the facilities for residential child care and kindergarten.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust—Jockey Club Food Assistance Programme “Electronic Food Bank” Service and Jockey Club “Agility in New Normal” Facilities Enhancement Scheme
The Kuk received funding from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to provide food assistance and delivery arrangements to the programme beneficiaries through a one-stop E-Food Bank platform. The programme also provides various community and education activities to raise the awareness of the beneficiaries on healthy diet and stress management. In response to the pandemic, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust sponsored the enhancement of ventilation systems at the Kuk’s 22 day care service centres for the disabled, 4 special schools and 18 day care centres for the elderly so as to strengthen infection prevention and control. Funding was also provided to purchase electronic devices for centres and schools to meet the demands of a new normal of online activities and e-learning. A projected number of over 6,000 people will be benefited.
Lee Hysan Foundation, Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation and Shih Wing Ching Foundation — Po Leung Kuk Positive Education Movement in Primary Schools
Implemented in phases at 8 affiliated primary schools, the three-year programme includes the provision of various positive education training and workshops for teachers, staff and parents annually. In addition, it also covers the development of a positive education curriculum for primary schools and exchange visits between schools. The programme aims to help over 5,600 families, 630 teachers and staff to enhance their wellbeing and build resilience as well as developing fundamentals of a full life. Several teachers from affiliated schools participated in a three-day positive education training programme in mid-February and strengthened their understanding of positive education.
Citi Foundation — “Meet” Youth Career Programme
Sponsored by Citi Foundation, the Kuk launched a series of life planning activities covering life exploration, creative thinking development, financial management etc. to Secondary Four to Secondary Six and tertiary students. In addition, entrepreneurship and business start-up training also provided to help the youth gain insight and establish a solid foundation for their future development. The programme is expected to help approximately 1,500 beneficiaries.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited — CLP Hotmeal Canteen
With the support from CLP Power since 2014, the Kuk has been operating 4 CLP Hotmeal Canteens in Kwai Tsing, Kwun Tong and Sham Shui Po. The canteens provide nutritious hot meals at discounted prices to low-income families, the unemployed and the elderly in need. Supervised by dieticians, special meals such as minced or diabetic meals are also provided for individuals with special needs, thus better addressing the food and nutritional needs of beneficiaries. To express care and good wishes under the pandemic, CLP Power also arranged volunteers to interact with canteen beneficiaries through online video calls.
The Board of Management of The Chinese Permanent Cemeteries —“Walking with You” Palliative Care Programme and “Surviving in Lost — Life Education Project”
The Board of Management of The Chinese Permanent Cemeteries(BMCPC) sponsored the Kuk to launch the “Walking with You” Palliative Care Programme, promoting life and death education to day care centre elderly, their families, caregivers and staff. The Programme aims to help them experience how to live in the moment, reflect on the meaning of life and view life and death with a positive attitude. The programme is projected to benefit approximately 6,000 people. BMCPC also sponsored the Kuk to launch a life and death education experience for youths called “Surviving in Lost — Life Education Project”. Through activities such as seminars, visits, podcast interviews, exhibition engaging all five senses, digital publishing, etc., the project introduced a new perspective for participants to discuss on life. They can also express their personal thoughts and thus reflect upon the value of life through creative art.
Esso Discount Card Programme
Esso continues to collaborate with Po Leung Kuk on the Esso Discount Card that enables sponsors, donors, parents of Po Leung Kuk affiliated schools and staff to support the Kuk while filling up their tank.
Besides supporting us by donation, corporate partners also participate in our volunteer activities to bring love and care to the community.
Goldman Sachs – Online Storytelling Sessions
Sponsorship on food packs and online storytelling for children
Bank of China (Hong Kong) - Food Pack Distribution
Donation, sponsorship and food packing amid Covid-19 outbreak
We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude towards donors, corporate partners and organisations that have kindly donated to the Kuk.
We would also like to thank the volunteers who have supported our services to connect our service users with different communities.
Caring Company Scheme
We have successfully nominated 37 companies and organisations in 2021/22 to participate in the Caring Company Scheme organised by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, in recognition of their compassion and efforts extended towards the Kuk’s service users.