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Love and Care

SHKP celebrates Chinese New Year with underprivileged elderly


During Chinese New Year, SHKP sent blessings and expressed care through various initiatives to create a caring community and wish everyone good health and happiness in the New Year.

Presenting goodie bags for celebration under the Building Homes with Heart Caring Initiative 

As part of its dedication to spreading love and care throughout society, the Building Homes with Heart Caring Initiative recently distributed 2,500 festive goodie bags with enriching gifts to singleton elderly and senior couples in Wong Tai Sin and Yuen Long through the Social Welfare Department and other social welfare organizations to celebrate Chinese New Year and share happiness together.

SHKP Volunteer Team expresses care and sends festive blessings

In this traditional festival, the SHKP Volunteer Team expressed care by presenting goodie bags with the handwritten fai chun and scarves and hats hand-knitted by the volunteers to elderly residents in Yuen Long Hung Shui Kiu village and squatter areas through the "Make a friend, Connect with suburban" programme. In addition, the team visited seniors who assisted in the redevelopment of Pak Tin Estate and provided quilts to elderly residents in need to help them prepare for the cold weather. In view of the pandemic, the volunteers expressed their warmest regards and festive blessings to the elderly at their doors.

Spreading winter warmth to the elderly in need during cold weather

Every year, the team recruits volunteers to knit thousands of scarves and beanies, and distributes them with Chinese New Year goodie bags to elderly residents in need. During the cold front in January, the volunteer team also collaborated with the Home Care Service Team and the partnered in the elderly communication centre to spread warmth and distributed over 2,000 scarves and hats to the elderly with infirmities and singleton elderly.