In the busy modern world, finding time to commit to volunteer world is a challenge. Here’s a way to commit short periods of time and still do good.
Meet Cause Corps. Cause Corps is for people who want to meet passionate volunteers, engage in fun activities whilst doing good via direct action. The micro-volunteering events Cause Corps runs include: environment, children, disaster response (such as Nepal), animals, the disadvantaged amongst our community, and more.
Cause Corps (pronounced Cause-CORR) partners with organisations such as PostPals UK, that sends postcards to sick children in hospitals; SOS Villages Da Nang, a Vietnamese orphanage in need of toys and clothes; and Journey Nepal, supporting babies, women and disaster recovery in Nepal.
You can contribute from home, or meet Cause Corps in cafes and public places to write, knit, plant, learn and teach together for a difference cause. In Hong Kong, Cause Corps’ activities are conducted via their Meetup page. Examples of volunteer initiatives organized in Hong Kong include:
– Postcard writing sessions – creating colourful postcards for terminally ill children.
– Letter writing gathering – creating letters of hope and inspiration for adults facing challenges worldwide
– Painting for OAPs – creating artwork to send to local senior homes
– Knitting beanies for babies in Nepal
For more information, please visit their Meetup page.
* Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult (parent or guardian).
Join Cause Corps to take direct action on causes you care about. Meet passionate volunteers like yourself. Join Cause Corps to measure your impact; rate the volunteering organisations partnered with Cause Corps; and make volunteering a way of life.
In addition, Cause Corps is seeking committed Chapter Leads interesting in running micro-volunteering events in and around HK. Kirsty (Director, EU) from Sydney Cause Corps HQ will be here to tell you more about Cause Corps and what you can do to become a member of the Cause Corps family! This is a perfect opportunity for you to join the growing Cause Corps family, learn to run events at a time that suits you, and receive all the support and resources from Cause Corps!
Cause Corps will be running two information sessions Sunday 26th July and Sunday 3rd July.
Date: Sunday, 26 June
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Place: Les Artistes Café, 1/F Man Hoi Building, No. 98-100 Electric Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Registration for this event is via their Meetup page.
If you can’t make this information session, there is another one scheduled for 3 July.
About Cause Corps : Cause Corps is a not-for-profit grassroots organisation aiming to make doing good a daily habit. In today’s time poor society, they hope to inspire a cultural change, where the world understands how simple volunteering can be when you micro-volunteer. Founded in Australia, Cause Corps run short in time, free micro-volunteering events around the world that allow volunteers to see a direct impact by working with local and international partner organisations.
Make doing good a daily habit
Who is Cause Corps
Cause Corps is a not-for-profit, community driven startup. They marry tech and creative, community and digital, years of volunteering experience with youthful enthusiasm to make doing good a daily habit for everyone. Cause Corps believes in:
– In the power of passionate people volunteering for causes they care about
– In the power of technology to connect and enable positive
– In the purpose of great volunteer organisations to make a better world
Encourage the world to do a million acts of micro volunteering by:
Making volunteering as easy as possible
Providing proof of real impact
Rewarding volunteers in a meaningful way