As the number of individuals infected by the novel coronavirus increases with signs that there are transmissions within the city, it’s more important now than ever for Hong Kongers to band together and have compassion for each other. There are people who do not have access to basic hygiene equipment, such as face masks and sanitisers, as well as those who work in high risk jobs. If you’re willing to lend a helping hand, here are some charities you can donate to during this challenging period of time.

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Give2Asia is an international non-profit organisation that helps connect individuals and foundations with funds to help any social project in Asia. During this crisis in Wuhan, they are collecting funds to purchase medical supplies, support the construction of hospitals, and subsidize workers that are first-hand affected by the situation.

What to donate: Monetary funds

Where to donate: Visit their website Give2Asia to make contributions to this cause

Fixing Hong Kong

Fixing Hong Kong is a local charity that helps out low-income families. They have been distributing face masks to cleaners, homeless people and the elderly in areas such as To Kwa Wan and Kowloon City. At a time like this, they aim to support those without access to supplies or are forced to reuse what they have for long periods.

What to donate: Monetary funds and face masks or become a volunteer

Where to donate: Contact Fixing Hong Kong to contribute supplies and make donations at Hang Seng Bank (89-290186-001/FIXING HK)

Bethune House

Bethune House for Migrant Women’s Refuge is a charitable organisation dedicated to serving needy migrant workers through social counselling and providing emergency relief. With supplies running out, Bethune House needs urgent help with collecting face masks, sanitisers and alcohol to fight the ongoing health crisis.

What to donate: Monetary funds, face masks, sanitisers and alcohol

Where to donate: Mission For Migrant Workers, St John’s Cathedral, 4 Garden Road, Central or call 2522 8264, 9488 9044 and 9711 1673 for collection

Christian Concern for the Homeless Association

Christian Concern for the Homeless Association was established in 1987 to assist the homeless of Hong Kong through a holistic lens and Christian beliefs. They are currently working to serve vulnerable groups of people who are most likely to be affected by the coronavirus.

What to donate: Monetary funds, face masks, sanitisers, alcohol or become a volunteer

Where to donate: Christian Concern for the Homeless Association, 2/F, Cheong Wah Building, 203-211 Nam Cheong Street, Sham Shui Po

Hubei Charity Federation (China)

The Hubei Charity Federation has been assigned by the government as one of the primary recipients of donations to help people affected by the coronavirus in Wuhan. The donations they have received so far are used to fund medical supplies needed at hospitals and in public areas.

What to donate: Monetary funds, face masks, sanitisers, alcohol

Where to donate: Make a donation through bank transfer to the following: bank account (USD): 5599 7026 9249 or bank account (HKD): 5651 7027 1386

HandsOn Hong Kong

HandsOn Hong Kong has partnered with a number of local charities to support those who have been impacted by the coronavirus emergency. The impact of the outbreak is felt across different groups in Hong Kong especially amongst the elderly, low-income families and youth with disabilities. Visit its website to connect yourself with the listed Hong Kong charities that are aiming to provide supplies to our city’s most vulnerable.

What to donate: Face masks, hand sanitisers, tissue and toilet paper, goggles, household bleach and food

Where to donate: Find the full list of charities here