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To donate toward the grassroots cause
We’d love your help for Crossroads’ annual fundraising campaign, this year. We’re focusing it on planting hope for grassroots families. Ultimately, every item we give away through Crossroads reaches people at grassroots level, one way or another.
ACROSS THE STREET
Here in Hong Kong, every day sees people in need come through our gates. Single mums, elderly folk with little support, people battling chronic or terminal illness, people struggling with unemployment or just raw economic need. All are referred by the HK’s Social Welfare Department or NGOs in the community.
ACROSS THE WORLD
At the same time, we see goods reach people across the world in far flung, often neglected, parts of our planet. This often means transporting goods to remote areas, where need is dire, and access not always easy. Those at grassroots level may lack educational provision, medical care, domestic and personal provision. No life is too young or too old to help in any way we can.
Given that all full time staff are volunteers at Crossroads, and our work (not residential) premises are provided free of charge, we can do a lot with a surprisingly little budget. For every $100 given, we can release aid worth at least $900, often more. We do, however, need those basic dollars before we can start multiplying them in the lives of others, planting hope that raises a multifold harvest!
This moment sees us in need of HK$4 million to meet our current budget need in serving those at grassroots. We have therefore launched our annual fundraiser for this financial year. We already have HK$ 1 million of the 4 needed. Just 3 to go!
COULD YOU HELP?
Any gift would be a delight to receive. A hundred, a thousand, ten thousand, a hundred thousand or even a million! Each will help us help others, sowing into each life the hope for a better future. Tax deductibility is available in Hong Kong, the US, Australia and the UK.
HOW TO GIVE
There are three ways:
Follow this link to donate HKD online and, in the text box, write ‘Grassroots Campaign’.
Donations can also be made online in USD and AUD.
3,000 miles. One ocean. Four oarsmen.
Inspired in part by Ben's courage and determination, four rowers will cross the Atlantic in November and raise funds for Spinal Research. We would love it if you could join us for a fundraising evening hosted by The Ben Kende Foundation at Wagyu Lounge in Soho on the 30th of September.
The Ben Kende Foundation is excited to announce that we are involved in the Marvel 10K Weekend at Disneyland Hong Kong! (See https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/events/marvel-weekend/)
On the 17th of September, Ben and some budding BKF supporters will be running around Disneyland to raise funds for the Ben Kende Foundation. Well, they won’t actually be running. Ben and his BKF supporters will be rolling around the course in wheelchairs in the name of solidarity for those, including Ben, who are living their lives in Wheelchairs. They may have an advantage on the downhills, but the uphills will be murder. Follow this link to donate - https://run.gofundraise.com.au/page/GeoffStewart0. Please note that donations will be made in Australian dollars and are only tax deductible in Australia.
All proceeds will go towards the Ben Kende Foundation. The Foundation provides on-going support for Ben's rehabilitation and support endeavours to improve the lives of people with Spinal Cord Injuries. The goal of this particular fundraising event is to raise enough funds towards potentially allowing Ben to have a Spinal Implant, which have proven to be one of the most promising curative innovations we've seen. In those who have had the procedure, the Spinal Implant has had remarkable success in restoring continence function, and even improved voluntary control of otherwise paralysed muscles. If you would like more information about the Spinal Implant, please visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2ZPCCDW1XHx2yFzrzqBrcn5/could-the-paralysed-stand-again-with-just-a-tiny-electronic-implant
Any help would be fantastic and thank you all for your generosity!
The Trustees for the Ben Kende Foundation
On the 17th of September, Ben and some budding Ben Kende Foundation supporters will be rolling around Disneyland to raise funds for the Ben Kende Foundation. The goal is to raise enough funds for Ben to have a Spinal Implant, which has proven to be one of the most promising curative innovations available.
In those who have had the procedure, the Spinal Implant has had remarkable success in restoring continence function, and even improved voluntary control of otherwise paralysed muscles. To donate towards Ben and his team, please click here. If you would like more information about the Spinal Implant, please click here.