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ImpactHK: Turning Point

  I believe ImpactHK has another opportunity to take its’ support of the homeless in Hong Kong to the next level. We are seeing a great turnout to our Tuesday … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

ImpactHK:Free Laundry for the Homeless in HK

If you’re following ImpactHK on Facebook you’ve definitely seen a post about our expanding free laundry initiative.    If you’re not following us on Facebook, please do! Search, “impacthkcharity” Our … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love 21:The Past, the Present and the Future

  The Past My first ever charity experience was back in Vancouver when I was lucky enough to get a job teaching basketball to youth at risk children. These were … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

myHK: So Much Going On!!

    Hey everyone! I thought this would be a good chance to give an update and get some things off my chest. Exciting times for both Love 21 Foundation … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · 5 Comments

MyHK-Exciting Times!! 

I haven’t written a blog in what seems like ages!  I’ve been wanting to for so long now, but just haven’t made the time. I’ve got so much to say … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

myHK:This is Long Overdue!

I’ve been meaning to write this blog for a while now!  As you probably know, I have been a bit busy these days… but I must never be too busy … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

myHK: Can Your Child Spell, “Crab”?

  Can your child spell, “crab”? As a primary school teacher in a public primary school in Hong Kong, I’ve seen this word misspelled so many times. Almost more often … Continue reading

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

myHK:Our Volunteers

I love Fridays!!  Bring on the weekend!! Last night we had another huge handout in Sham Shui Po.  We handed out a ton of food and drinks to a very … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · 7 Comments

myHK: The Great Hong Kong Bar Race!

The 1st Annual Great Hong Kong Bar Race is done and dusted and simply put, it was amazing!! Nearly $30,000HKD was raised for Love 21 Foundation, a charity in Hong … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

impactHK: Caged Homes of Hong Kong- The Visit

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Normally, I publish impactHK on Saturdays, but I just couldn’t wait for this one. This past Tuesday night, myself, our streetSNAP photographer and Mr.Lion…

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

myHK: My Letter to the Down Syndrome Community

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With World Down Syndrome Day fast approaching, I thought it’d be a good time for me to get some thoughts out. My letter to…

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

myHK: The Interview!

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For the past six years I have been so lucky to spend a part of my Saturdays coaching football to a lovely group of boys with Downs syndrome…

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

myHK: Pet PEEVES !!

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Now that I’m a permanent resident of Hong Kong, I think it’s time for me to get some things off my chest! Before this,…

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

QQQQQ: Meet the HK Apartment Designer

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Juliana is the owner and principal designer at JAR Design, a company that specializes in renovations of both residential and commercial properties in Hong…

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

QQQQQ: Meet the Domestic Helper

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? I am Edna Pilapil, from the Philippines. I have been working as a domestic helper for three years now. I try to get…

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

QQQQQ: Meet the Activist

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? Meredith McBride is a writer and blogger. In January of this year, she helped launch HK Helpers Campaign, a media blog and advocacy…

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

NewChinaHand: Gender (Im)balance

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Female? Aged over 27? Still not married? No boyfriend, even? You probably don’t even want to know what they’d call you in China… And…

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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