As the outbreak of COVID 19, Hong Kong has also encountered the shortage of medical supplies. University College London (UCL) Hong Kong alumni club and Beijing 51Give Socially Responsible Development Centre (51Give) donated 8,400 pieces of medical surgical masks to the elderly homes and ambulance service in Hong Kong. 51Give assisted with procurement and delivery process.
Medical surgical masks: 8,400 pieces
In mid-March, this batch of medical protective masks were delivered to the elderly homes and ambulance service in Hong Kong as requested by donors:
Buddhist Poh Yea Home for the Aged
China Coast Community
St John's Ambulance
Po Leung Kuk Headquarters
We sincerely would like to thank UCL Hong Kong Club for their selflessness and compassion. Their combined passion contributed to the success of this donation.
We would like to thank Mr. Andrew Ng, Chair of UCL Hong Kong Club, Adviser of UCL Club of Beijing, Founder of Solicitor & Notary Public of Andrew W Y Ng & Co. , for contacting elderly homes and ambulance service in Hong Kong. Since the outbreak of COCID 19, Mr. Andrew Ng has been actively helping with domestic and international assistance to Hong Kong. We are deeply moved by Mr. Andrew Ng's socially responsible and compassionate heart.
UCL Hong Kong Club is the Hong Kong alumni chapter of University College London (UCL). Founded in the 1970's it has about 5,000 members and is involved in recruiting, mentoring, student and alumni activities, fundraising, sponsoring UCL projects and through its scholarship foundation awards scholarships and prizes to local students to study at UCL.
We would like to thank all the anonymous donors for your contributions towards helping China win the fight against Covid 19. In the Hindu epic ‘The Bhagavad Gita’, the highest form of charity is giving without expectation of return which includes giving anonymously. Your selflessness and love contributed to the success of this donation. Thank you so much!
We hope through these challenging times, China becomes even kinder, wiser and greener.
51Give takes no management fee on all donations during period of epidemic.