ImpactHK started with the aim of doing one kind act per month for the homeless in Hong Kong.
Many volunteers joined as they wanted an opportunity to support the needy in a meaningful and measurable way.
As their movement grew, so did an opportunity for them to make bigger impact. Examples of their programmes include…
Kindness Walks: Kindness Walks are focused on providing kindness and support for the homeless and needy throughout Hong Kong.
ImpactHK builds trust and friendship with the homeless in hopes of creating opportunities for change.
Along the way they support others in need such as the elderly, cleaners and poor.
ImpactHK provides food, drinks, toiletries, clothing, free laundry and more.
ImpactHK is also hosting private Kindness Walks for companies and organisations. Send ImpactHK an email at IMPACTHK@icloud.com if you’d like more information.
ImpactHK would hand out clothing and see it in the rubbish the next day.
If the recipient really liked the clothing item, he’d wear it for a good while and then eventually just have to throw it out as well. Washing clothes is way too big of a job when you’re living on the streets.
This is when ImpactHK came up with their free laundry initiative.
The concept is simple. ImpactHK finds laundry shops in areas near homeless communities. ImpactHK gives the laundry shops a large deposit and create free laundry cards with the map, restrictions and expiry date on them. ImpactHK passes the cards out to the homeless and explain to them how it works.
They take their laundry with the voucher to the shop and get it washed for free. The laundry shop totals the amount and ImpactHK pays at the end of the month.
Housing: ImpactHK will soon start a housing programme providing a free accommodation for homeless individuals willing and able to participate in our programmes.
Job Creation: ImpactHK will be rolling out a number of job creation initiatives. All jobs will be supported with multiple connections including a home and friendship.
What you can do to help: If you are interesting in LEADING a Kindness WALK or have any questions please let them know at IMPACTHK@icloud.com