Sponsoring the distribution of anti-epidemic care packs as the number of infections increases amid the fifth COVID wave New2022-03-18
The campaign, named "Caring for the Community, Fighting the Epidemic Together With Warm Soup" was led by the Eastern District Office and the Eastern District Sports Association, and co-sponsored by Towngas, the Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisations Charitable Foundation, and the Association for Hong Kong Catering Services Management Charitable Foundation. The initiative was kick-started on 15 March at the Eastern District Office. Towngas sponsored a combination of 5,000 servings of soup, 6,000 medical face masks and 2,000 COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits in a bid to provide timely assistance to five residential care homes and organisations amidst the fifth wave of the pandemic and appealed to the public to stand together and help each other to fight the epidemic.
The attending guests included Towngas Head of Strategy & Innovation and Commercial – HK Utilities Mr. Daniel Fung, General Manager – Marketing and Sales Mr. Duncan Wong, District Officer (Eastern) Mr. Chan Sheung-man, JP, District Social Welfare Officer (Eastern & Wan Chai) of Social Welfare Department Ms. Woo Mei-hing, Secretary for Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisations Charitable Foundation Mr. Yeung Wai-sing, BBS, MH, Chairman of the Association for Hong Kong Catering Services Management Charitable Foundation Mr. Poon Kuen-fai and Vice Chairman of the Eastern District Sports Association Mr. Hui Ka-ho, BBS, MH, etc.
The beneficiaries are as follows:
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Women’s Welfare Club Western District, Hong Kong Residential Care Home for the Elderly (350 packs)
Fong Shu Chuen Care & Attention Home of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (320 packs)
Women's Welfare Club (Eastern District) Hong Kong Ng Siu Mui Home cum Care and Attention Unit for the Elderly (500 packs)
New Home Association (330 Packs)
Lee See Ping Home for the Elderly of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (500 Packs)