FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. HOW CAN I RAISE FUNDS OR MAKE A DONATION?
There are several ways to make a donation and raise funds to support HandsOn Hong Kong. Please visit our Donation and Registration page for more details and thank you in advance for your support!
2. WHO CAN TAKE PART IN HIKE FOR HONG KONG?
Participation is open to members of the Listing Committee, Listing Review Committee as well as invited staff from listed companies, the Listing Department, HKEX and the Securities and Futures Commission. All participants are welcome to take part with their family and friends—we require that each adult participant completes our online registration form.
3. CAN I BRING MY FAMILY OR FRIENDS?
Yes! We welcome family and friends to join in the hike. As above, we require that each adult participant completes our online registration form. We cannot accommodate additional participants on the day without notice.
4. HOW DO I SIGN UP TO TAKE PART?
Please visit the Donation and Registration page for more details on how to register online or using our print registration form. The deadline for registering is October 11th so reserve your spot as soon as possible!
5. WHAT IS HANDSON HONG KONG?
HandsOn Hong Kong is a registered charity whose mission is to empower everyone in Hong Kong to volunteer. The HandsOn team develops service programs to help local, under-served non-profit organizations and connects them with the volunteer manpower they need to achieve their mission. Each month, HandsOn runs up to 200 volunteer activities as a free public service, supporting 100+ NGO partners who focus on causes such as alleviating poverty, educating children, assisting the elderly, empowering people with disabilities, feeding the poor, helping the homeless, supporting animal welfare, environmental conservation and more.
7. HOW WILL HIKE FOR HONG KONG RAISE FUNDS?
Participants are asked to raise funds by creating a page on Simply Giving (it's easy and takes less than 5 minutes to do) and inviting friends and colleagues to support their hike or by making personal donations In the spirit of raising funds for a local charity, hikers are encouraged to give generously!
8. WHAT WILL THE FUNDS BE USED FOR?
Money raised from Hike for Hong Kong supports HandsOn Hong Kong's year-round services as well as one specific program each year. Funds raised from the 2019 hike will make possible a year-long series of financial literacy workshops that will empower disadvantaged individuals in our community. Workshops will enable participants to make informed financial decisions and plan for the future in order to achieve their goals.
9. WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?