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Awarded Projects in 2020/21
Youth Empowerment
We are Top Crew
Culture Power Charity Foundation (CPCF)

Established in 2017, CPCF is a start-up NGO focusing on youth services in New Territories West. It empowers youth by providing on the job training in the performing arts industry and building networks for them to secure jobs.

5,800
Target Beneficiaries
Key of Life — Care • Share • Action
Kwun Tong Methodist Social Services

The project aims to create an inclusive society by training youth with special education needs and connecting them with seniors with dementia through various activities. It allows youth to put theory into practice while spicing up the seniors’ lives.

3,400
Target Beneficiaries
Resource Management
Food Angel – Love & Food Sharing and Education
Bo Charity Foundation

For the 5th consecutive year, the project has arranged for surplus food to be collected at Link’s fresh markets and shopping centres to help prepare meal and food packs to the needy. It targets to save more than 600 tonnes food waste each year.

1,935,800
Target Beneficiaries
Play Green in Link Community
The Jane Goodall Institute Hong Kong

The project will train 160 families to spread the message of environmental protection among the community. It will also produce the first of its kind Play Book in Hong Kong containing games, community adventure maps and environment-related information.

49,000
Target Beneficiaries
Nature LINK
Environmental Association

The project will oversee the creation of two outdoor butterfly gardens in the vicinity of Link’s malls. It serves as a start to the journey of building a territory-wide ecosystem favoured by butterflies in urban area aiming to increase local biodiversity.

68,000
Target Beneficiaries
Social Inclusion
Guide Dogs Development and Public Education
Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association (HKGDA)

Running for the 7th year of the project, HKGDA will continue the local breeding and implement a new training technique for guide dogs. It will also focus more on public education which in turn promotes an inclusive community.

5,200
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
Inspirational Drama Programme for Elderly
Arts’ Options

Founded by a group of renowned theatre actors, Arts’ Options believes performing arts enable elderly to present their talents and follow their dreams. The project aims to unleash the potential of elderly by providing professional theatre training.

2,200
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2019/20
Youth Empowerment
We are Top Crew
Culture Power Charity Foundation

Established in 2017, CPCF is a start-up NGO focusing on youth services in Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai and Tuen Mun. It creates a platform for young people to explore their interests in graffiti and street dance.

2,000
Target Beneficiaries
Resource Management
Food Angel – Love & Food Sharing and Education
Bo Charity Foundation

For the fourth consecutive year, the project has arranged for surplus food to be collected at Link’s fresh markets and shopping centres to provide meal boxes and food packs to the needy. The project targets to save over 600 tonnes food waste each year.

1,935,800
Target Beneficiaries
Social Inclusion
Guide Dogs Development and Public Education
Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association

Running for the sixth year of the project, Link continues to provide all-round support to HKGDA to develop guide dog services in Hong Kong, as well as to promote an inclusive community, contributing to the benefits of over 170K visually impaired person.

1,200
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
Silver Age Got Talent
Po Leung Kuk

In its third year, the project continues to promote active ageing and bring positive energy to the community by providing training and performance opportunities in clowning, djembe and boxing dance to the elderly.

5,400
Target Beneficiaries
Inspirational Drama Programme for Elderly
Arts’ Options

Founded by a group of renowned theatre actors, Arts’ Options believes that performing arts can improve the health and well-being of the elderly people. The project aims to unleash the potential of the young-old and elderly.

1,400
Target Beneficiaries
Big Silver Well-being Community
Big Silver Community

Big Silver Community strives to raise public awareness on ageing issues and elderly care. It promotes building of an ageing-friendly community in Hong Kong.

1,300,000
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2018/19
Youth Empowerment
Link Music Scholarship
Music Children Foundation

A programme to sponsor students from underprivileged backgrounds to master music through continuing professional training and offer students on-stage and in flash mob performance opportunities to develop unshakable stage confidence.

4,890
Target Beneficiaries
Cha Duk Chang Ambassador in 3 Generations
Cha Duk Chang Children's Cantonese Opera Association

For the fourth year, this programme seeks to promote traditional Cantonese Opera innovatively to children, and to enhance inter-generational relationship in the family by cultivating a common interest in this traditional Chinese art form.

11,870
Target Beneficiaries
The Linker - Youth Career and Life Planning
The Free Methodist Church of Hong Kong

The career counselling programme inspires underprivileged youth to learn new skills, increase their self-esteem and independence by undergoing certified skill training courses and acquiring practical experience through community activities.

Target Beneficiaries
Resource Management
We - Go Green
HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre

The project aims to promote active ageing, cultural appreciation, and care for the environment and community through interactive green workshops and eco-tour guide training.

10,510
Target Beneficiaries
The Green Community Builder
The Jane Goodall Institute Hong Kong

A year in running, the programme which trains youths as green ambassadors in developing maps for community eco-tours, now extends tour guide training to the elderly and will develop more eco-routes around Link's properties.

10,860
Target Beneficiaries
Food Angel – Love & Food Sharing and Education
Bo Charity Foundation

For the third consecutive year, surplus food is collected at Link’s fresh markets and shopping malls to provide meal boxes and food packs to the needy. This year’s programme targets to save up to 625 tonnes food waste.

1,935,800
Target Beneficiaries
Social Inclusion
Guide Dog Puppy Raiser Development and Public Education
Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association

Running for the fifth year, the programme seeks to promote an inclusive society to benefit visually impaired persons through further mentorship and support for foster families and public education.

20,000
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
Happy Clown
Po Leung Kuk

Continuing from its first successful year, this programme seeks to promote active ageing and bring positive energy to the community by providing training and performance opportunities in clowning, djembe, and boxing dance to the elderly.

5,425
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2017/18
Social Inclusion
Guide Dog Breeding and Education
​Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association Limited

A local breeding guide dog development programme to benefit visually impaired persons in Hong Kong and to help raise public awareness of their needs.

155,240
Target Beneficiaries
Resource Management
​Food Angel - Love and Food Sharing
Bo Charity Foundation Limited

An all-rounded surplus food recycling programme at Link’s fresh markets and shopping malls, which targets to benefit underprivileged people and save 380 tonnes of food from waste.

1,300,550
Target Beneficiaries
Green Community Builder
​The Jane Goodall Institute (Hong Kong) Limited

A youth empowerment programme focusing on care for the environment and community. Youngsters are trained as green ambassadors and develop eco-routes, electronic maps and organise eco-tours around Link's properties for public enjoyment.

3,960
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
Happy Clown
Po Leung Kuk

A programme to train retired elders with youngsters and Link Volunteers as happy clowns to promote happiness and positive energy in the communities through flash mob performances.

4,316
Target Beneficiaries
Youth Empowerment
​Music for Everyone @ Link
Music Children Foundation Limited

A youth empowerment programme to introduce classical music to underprivileged children through interactive music performances, while supporting those with a passion to develop their careers in music via the Link Music Scholarship.

4,000
Target Beneficiaries
​Cha Duk Chang 3 in 1
​Cha Duk Chang Children's Cantonese Opera Association

A programme to enhance intergenerational relationships, promote social inclusion and carry on the heritage of Cantonese Opera via opera singing contests and costume workshops for children and families as well as ethnic minorities.

10,990
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2016/17
Children and Youth
​Cha Duk Chang: Cantonese Opera Culture Programme
​Cha Duk Chang Children's Cantonese Opera Association

​To promote the legacy of Chinese culture and harmony among three generations by involving children and the elderly in Cantonese Opera workshops and performances.

14,000
Target Beneficiaries
​Link Speech Therapy Community Programme
​South Kwai Chung Social Service

​Partnering the Dept. of Special Education & Counselling of The Education University of Hong Kong, the programme helps identify and evaluate kids with potential speech/language impairment, conducts 1-1 speech therapy and gives social assistance.

2,700
Target Beneficiaries
Resource Management
​Food Angel
Bo Charity Foundation Limited

Coordinating an all-rounded surplus food recycling programme at Link’s fresh markets and shopping malls.

316,000
Target Beneficiaries
'Help the Aged, Teach the Young' – Link Fresh Market Surplus Food Donation Project Stage 2
​Food For Good Limited

Bring food and cheer to the underprivileged elderly and people in need by re-distributing or producing cooked meals with surplus food collected from Link’s fresh markets. The project also promotes public awareness in reducing food waste.

292,000
Target Beneficiaries
Social Inclusion
Veterinary Training & Guide Dog Breeding
Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association Limited

Providing trans-cervical insemination training for 2 vets, maintenance of puppies & the breeding female until guide dog matching is done, plus workshops and film production to raise public awareness.

7,000
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2015/16
Services for Elderly and Children
​Cha Duk Chang 3-in-1 Generations
​Cha Duk Chang Children's Cantonese Opera Association

​Promote harmony among three generations by involving children and the elderly in Chinese Opera workshops and performances.

5,935
Target Beneficiaries
Social Inclusion
​Breeding and Caring of Guide Dog Litters and Public Education
​Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association Limited

​Import a breeding female dog to Hong Kong to help establish a local guide dog breeding programme. Education programmes will be held to raise public awareness of guide dogs and the issues facing the visually impaired.

3,800
Target Beneficiaries
Services for Children and Youth
​​Street Transformers
Youth Outreach

Provide outreach service to help young night drifters by offering street dance and other activities, enabling them to cultivate their skills and develop self-confidence. A local competition will be held and the winners will represent Hong Kong.

2,284
Target Beneficiaries
​Music Children @ Link
​Music Children Foundation

​Introduce classical music to underprivileged children through interactive performances and the opportunity to try musical instruments at Link’s shopping centres, so as to unlock children’s potential talent out of the school environment.

3,600
Target Beneficiaries
​Mobile Playborhood Project – Playful and Happy Community
​ Playright Children's Play Association

​Provide safe and fun mobile playgrounds so children in Tuen Mun and Tseung Kwan O can play in their own neighbourhoods.

6,300
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
​Dr Dog
​Breeding and Caring of Guide Dog Litters and Public Education

Provide smiles and care for the physical and psychological well-being of the elderly through the Dr Dog animal-assisted therapy programme, which includes training of volunteers to conduct visits and outings.

500
Target Beneficiaries
​‘Help the Aged, Teach the Young’ – Link Fresh Market Surplus Food Donation Project
​Food For Good Limited

Bring food and cheer to the underprivileged elderly and people in need by re-distributing or producing cooked meals with surplus food collected from Link’s fresh markets. The project also promotes public awareness in reducing food waste.

280,240
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2014/15
Social Inclusion
​Linking Food with Love – From the Golden Age to the Greens’ Surplus Food Recycling Project
​World Green Organisation

Promote the concept of food-waste reduction to tenants, the elderly and youth through food recycling, green workshops and various activities.

4,710
Target Beneficiaries
​Love Leads the Way - Care and Training of Eight Puppies and Public Education Programme
​Hong Kong Guide Dogs Association

Eight puppies will be introduced and trained in Hong Kong. Education programmes will also be held to raise public awareness of guide dogs and the issues faced by the visually impaired.

4,000
Target Beneficiaries
Active Ageing
​Goodbye Depression - The Mental Health Project for the Elderly
​The Free Methodist Church of Hong Kong

Provide screening and referral services and raise public awareness of the issue of depression in the elderly.

3,000
Target Beneficiaries
​Community Healthy Ageing for Seniors Programme
​HOPE worldwide

​Provide fall-risk assessments for the elderly in Link’s shopping centres, arrange occupational therapists to follow up with those most at risk, accompany the elderly outside their own communities and provide fall prevention education to the public.

1,600
Target Beneficiaries
Youth Empowerment
​​Music in Community Caring Project
Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong

Recruit street performers as volunteers, organise different activities for participants to think about poverty and bring love to the underprivileged through music.

8,800
Target Beneficiaries
​Heat Up the Street!
​Youth Outreach

Provide outreach service to help young night drifters by offering street dance and other popular activities, enabling them to cultivate their skills and develop self-confidence. Road shows, performances and competitions will also be organised.

11,200
Target Beneficiaries
Services for Children and Families
​Speak with Care at Link
​Benji's Centre

​Provide parents with training courses on how best to assist their children with speech and language impairments. Public education will also be offered.

510
Target Beneficiaries
​Good Character Family Community Programme
​HOPE worldwide

​Cultivate children’s character and improve parent–child relationships by adopting ‘Character Counts!’, a systematic method of character education developed in America.

1,000
Target Beneficiaries
​Mobile Playborhood Project
​Playright Children's Play Association

​Provide screening and referral services and raise public awareness of the issue of depression in the elderly.

10,430
Target Beneficiaries
Awarded Projects in 2013/14
Active Ageing
Community Health Ageing for Seniors Programme​
HOPE worldwide​

Promote fall prevention awareness and provide fall –risk assessments for the elderly. Volunteers also assist the elderly in fulfilling their wishes.

1,000
Target Beneficiaries
​The Glaucoma No Way & 2013 World Sight Day Programme – Blindness Prevention with Glaucoma Screening​
​The Hong Kong Society for the Blind​

​Enhance awareness and prevention of glaucoma through glaucoma screenings.

3,000
Target Beneficiaries
Pain Management Project for the Elderly​
Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service​

Improve elders’ ability and confidence in handling pain through sports, medication, nutrition and emotional management.

1,000
Target Beneficiaries
Youth Empowerment
​School of Hip Hop​
​Youth Outreach​

Improve young people’s self-esteem and self-image through hip-hop dance and outreach programmes; reduce gang influence in the community.

20,000
Target Beneficiaries
​Love Passion​
​Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth​

Train a group of handicapped youths to become 'life warriors' and share their experience with at-risk youths.

1,500
Target Beneficiaries
Career Development for Youth​
Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association​

Provide career planning and internship opportunities for students.

1,700
Target Beneficiaries
Services for Children and Families
​Be With You​
​Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service​

​Identify students with high anxiety through the use of questionnaires. Use art therapy, lectures and workshops with parents to teach these students how to deal positively with stress.

9,600
Target Beneficiaries
​Mobile Playborhood Project
Playright Children’s Play Association​

Provide play facilities and activities using regular household items. By setting up mobile playgrounds with the Playborhood Truck, parents and kids can play together to inspire children’s creativity and improve parent–child relationships.

19,200
Target Beneficiaries
Parent–Child Development Plan​
Hong Kong Evangelical Church Social Service Limited​

Establish a toy library and playroom resource centre to improve parent–child relationships and the social skills of young children.

750
Target Beneficiaries
Smile Now - Love Forward' – Community Support Programme​
Young Men’s Christian Association

Through the distribution of food and toys by the sponsored mini-van as well as the Family Bank, low-income families are encouraged to be more involved in the community.

15,000
Target Beneficiaries

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