Charity Dinner Poster

Dear friends:

Throughout 2012, the Care For Life Foundation (關愛生命基金會) has successfully raised the fund to purchase the mobile van (外展服務車), which allows better delivery of basic education and counseling services to the neglected children at the ‘villages within a city’ (城中村) in Kunming, Yunnan (雲南省昆明市). In 2013, we continue to work closely with our partner in Kunming and the focus would be on projects that target children, youth, elders and women in that part of the world. Programs that address violence intervention, elderly services, school social work and ethnic minorities work are the priorities.

 

On May 31, 2013, CFLF is going to participate in “Serve One Another Charity Dinner”, hosted by Esther Ho, with a few other non-profit organizations and charities. We sincerely invite you to come and join us that day. To reserve your tickets, please contact Esther at 604-805-8833

 

Last year, CFLF’s ‘Wishing Tree’ event at the Richmond Night Market received a lot of support and we will continue to organize a similar kind of events at the Richmond Night Market starting in June, 2013. 

 

Anyone who wants to support us as volunteers at the mentioned events may contact Michael Chan at mchanf@gmail.com . CFLF’s updates and info are available at our website http://www.cflf.ca/en/ as well as Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Care-For-Life-Foundation-CFLF/121670897941573

 

Our long term goal in Kunming is to build the said community up so that it would become self-sustainable at the very near future, and we believe that it is a possible mission with your help and support.

 

Wish you all well!!

 

Best Regards,
Care for Life Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Care for Life Foundation has a donation booth at the RIVER ROCK/RICHMOND NIGHT MARKET. We are located at the landmark of the market, Led sukura (cherry Blossom) $5 dollar to help the China inter city kids for give them books, fun and educate them how to live and survive in the city. Some of the inter city kids are from the poor rural village they don’t even know how protect themselves and be safe. Such as safety crossing the traffic in the street they do not know how.

Pls click the following link to see more photos:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151005393717049.484427.585742048&type=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re:      Care for Life Foundation –

            Charity Dinner, December 1, 2011, Thursday, Richmond, BC

In the summer of 2010 and 2011, we visited Kunming in China, where we witnessed the hardships of migrant families who left their ancestral village to become migrant workers in a city filled with painstaking labour.  Often these migrants are tucked away in pockets of poorest parts of the community.  They toil very long hours every day thus leaving their children unattended and exposed to all kinds of hazardous situations such as burning, drowning, car injuries, human trafficking, child labour, violence and abuse. These dangerous or unhealthy conditions often result in them being injured, made ill, or even killed as a consequence of ignorance of safety and health standards.

Having encountered all these distressing incidents during our visits, we were motivated to form a charitable group called “Care for Life Foundation” in Vancouver in September 2011.  Through fundraising efforts and working in partnership with a social services group in Kunming, we hope to be able to provide these neglected children with basic educational services and counselling in a safe environment, thus assisting them to find proper ways to learn by themselves, analyze and understand the day-to-day problems they confront.  And in order to do that a 17-seater van, after modification, is required to deliver these services.  Our financial goal for this community service van project is C$64,000.00.

To achieve this goal, we are holding a special fundraising dinner on December 1, 2011 (Thursday), at the Riverside Banquet Halls in Richmond.  We cordially invite you to attend as our honoured guest in this worthy cause.  Please see poster attached for details.

We would appreciate your response soon.

Yours truly,

Care for Life Foundation

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Ticket: $68.00 ($40.00 tax-deductible receipt)

VIP$100.00($70.00 tax-deductible receipt)

Date: December 01, 2011 (Thursday)

Venue: Riverside Banquet Halls

14500 River Road, Richmond, BC V6V 1L4
Reception: 6:00 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm

100% of net proceeds will go to “Community Service Van Project”.

 

DEC 21 Poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On this coming 21st December, CFLF is going to hold a Magic Show with the theme of “Love and Hope: to make the impossible POSSIBLE”. Two outstanding magicians from M4 Entertainment are going to bring upon us an unforgettable and entertaining evening to celebrate the Christmas festival. More importantly, the proceeds will be used to support the said project in Kunming. Attached are the details of the Event

 

 

Hello friends,
As a Board member of various non-profit organization, I recognize theimportance of a positive relationship among various organizations andpartnerships to improve the quality of life through a wide range ofbeneficial community programs. I would like to cordially invite you to attend charity dinner on Friday, May 31th ,2013.
I would like to invite you and your organization to bring along as many members and guests to attend the charity dinner.
This year, I chose four organizations as participants, which is Care For Life Foundation, The Integration Youth Services Society, Canadian Integrated Education Society, 178thIYSS Scouts Group (Scouts Canada).
All funds raised that night, MUST go to each participant organization!!!!
The cost for the event is $68 each or $680 a table of ten. For VIP is $100 each, which includes a multi-course Chinese dinner, as well as raffle draws and entertainment. The dinner will be held at the Continental Seafood Restaurant (#150-11700 Cambie Road in Richmond) with reception at 6:30 pm and dinner starting at 7:00 pm. To reserve your tickets, please contact me at 604.805.8833 or by email es_h@hotmail.com. I am anticipating 400 guests, so please call me ASAP to take part in this important event.

Esther Ho

President, Care For Life Foundation Founder and Executive Director,

The Integration Youth Services Society Founder and Producer,

Mustard Seed Children Theatre Founding Director and Permanent Advisor,

Vancouver Sowers Society of Education Director,

D.A.R.E. BC Society Director,

Canadian Integrated Education Society Group Commissioner,

178th IYSS Scouts Group, Scouts Canada
3105-8888 Odlin Crescent, Richmond, BC, V6X 3Z8

604.805.8833/ 604.227.0466

Charity Dinner Poster

Dear friends:

 

Throughout 2012, the Care For Life Foundation (關愛生命基金會) has successfully raised the fund to purchase the mobile van (外展服務車), which allows better delivery of basic education and counseling services to the neglected children at the ‘villages within a city’ (城中村) in Kunming, Yunnan (雲南省昆明市). In 2013, we continue to work closely with our partner in Kunming and the focus would be on projects that target children, youth, elders and women in that part of the world.

 

Programs that address violence intervention, elderly services, school social work and ethnic minorities work are the priorities and our objective this year is to raise $42,000, which should be able to outreach around 12000 lives: $3.5 per year would make a difference of 1 life! On May 31, 2013, CFLF is going to participate in “Serve One Another Charity Dinner”, hosted by Esther Ho, with a few other non-profit organizations and charities. We sincerely invite you to come and join us that day. To reserve your tickets, please contact Esther at 604-805-8833 Last year, CFLF’s ‘Wishing Tree’ event at the Richmond market received a lot of support and we will continue to organize a similar kind of events at the summer of 2013.

 

We will keep you updated at our next monthly message. Anyone who wants to support us as volunteers (e.g. at the mentioned events above) may contact Michael Chan at mchanf@gmail.com CFLF’s updates and info are available at our website http://www.cflf.ca/en/ as well as Facebook http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Care-For-Life-Foundation-CFLF/121670897941573

Our long term goal in Kunming is to build the said community up so that it would become self-sustainable at the very near future, and we believe that it is is a possible mission with your help and support. Wish you all well!!

Best Regards,

Care for Life Foundation

 

 

 

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The Care for Life Foundation has started their fundraising campaign, hoping to raise $64,000 to buy a small bus. This fundraiser is to help support the many youths who’ve recently moved toKunming(the capital ofYunnan,China)

Esther Ho, from the Care for Life Foundation points out, that withinChina’s many cities, big or small, there are in total 20 million kids who, along with their parents, migrate to the cities to work. They have become a part of the migrating crowd and lives in what is called “city villages”. Although they live in cities, they still live with poor living conditions, lack of parents’ support and unfamiliarity to the school and place. This results in kids dropping of school and without the care they need, forced to face many dangers and difficulties. For example drowning or being kidnapped.

When Esther was at theKunminghouse inYunnan, she had contact with a non-profit organization approved by the city officials – the Heart to Heart Community Care. Esther was also introduced to the ways this group helps the “city village” children. These are ways such as playing movies, distributing books and providing safety education about abduction. The only problem is the lack of a convenient means of transportation.

Esther along with the Care for Life Foundation, having the same purpose, came together to brainstorm for a way to help the Heart to Heart Community Care and their job.

The current estimation of $64,000 to buy a car will improve the efficiency of their services. Esther also points out that many cities inChinaare going through rapid development therefore demolishing many “city villages”. As these targets dissipate further and further away, it adds to the difficulty for providing services.

The Ford 2008 Van (selected goal) is $32,500 along with 24 months of warranty, gas, and repair of $17,200 with some additional modification fees, is estimated to enable workers to engage with 150,000 of the migrating population.

The foundation has called on immigrants ofHong Kongto donate part of the 6000HK given by the government. They will then use this money to help communities in need.

 

News Link:http://www.mingpaovan.com/htm/News/20111014/vasa.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Care for Life Foundation held a press conference on the 13th where the 5 founders of this organization announced the official establishment of this foundation. At the same time, they introduced their first project: to fundraise for a vehicle that will be able to provide children, newly migrated toKunming, with recreation activities, medical care, extracurricular education etc… The goal is to raise $64,000.

The 5 founders of the organization includes director and Chairman (Esther Ho), vice-chairman and secretary (Wallace Chan), vice-chairman and project coordinator (Frankie Fung), director (Tina Tsai) and treasurer (Debby Wong)

Esther declared that in the summer of 2010 and 2011, she, along with (Debby Wong) and a few friends, headed toKunmingto visit a few impoverished families. This visit inspired her to establish this foundation in hopes that these problems being faced could gain some more outside attention.

Esther states thatKunmingattracted a large migrating population to live there. There are 337 city villages, with an immigrating population of over 1.2 million. “Since the year 2008, theKunminggovernment started, on a large scale, renovating the city villages. In doing so, it transformedKunminginto a big work site and a death trap for migrant children”. Due to this action, other than having serious drop-out rates, there are many dangerous occurrences such as drowning, scalding, car accidents, fire accidents, child labour, abduction etc…

The Care for Life Foundation will be working with the Heart to Heart Community Care, established by many university professors fromYunnanandHong Kong, to provide these migrant children with services and care. Debby Wong reveals that “in the past, these professors have been using bicycles as means of transportation. This method is laborious with little results. However, if it is possible to attain a small bus that can contain up to 17 people, the statistics of providing service for 30,000 people per month will rise to be serving 150,000 people per month.

On the press conference on the 3rd, the 5 founders will initiate the first donation of $750, and the foundation will hold the fundraising dinner on December 4th.

News Link:

http://www.worldjournal.com/pages/full_news/push?article-%E9%97%9C%E6%84%9B%E7%94%9F%E5%91%BD+%E7%82%BA%E

 

 

 

 

 

 

InVancouver, a group of enthusiastic volunteers who help support the poor inChinaannounced their newly established foundation on Thursday. This foundation is called the Care for Life Foundation. In hopes to buy a small 17 seated bus inYunnan, the foundation wishes to raise $64,000 this year. This bus will be used for providing and improving the services for impoverished children inYunnan. The Chief executive officer of the International Youth Services Society (IYSS) also the mother of this foundation, Esther Ho, along with 4 other members held a press conference to announce the launching of this foundation. The 4 other members include (blank blank and blank). Esther points out that inChina, with their rapid growth in economy, forced many kids to move to remote areas outside the city with their family. These children, with little to no exposure to the outside world, have a lack of knowledge for personal safety, personal hygiene, and needless to say, recreational activities. As a caring volunteer she also states that the purpose of establishing this foundation is to help the migrants in the city villages ofChina’s more remote areas. They hope thatCanada’s organizations can provide some support to help make positive changes in these impoverished places.

Esther points out that because of the lack of education, these children are prone to accidents without the ability to realize and recognize dangerous situations. She hopes that by providing a small bus, volunteers and social workers can improve the efficiency and provide better services for more families. Director (Wallace Chan) expresses that other than planning the fundraising dinner on December 3rd, he suggests theHong Kong immigrants, eligible for the government’s “6,000HK plan”, to donate part of it in support of this foundation.

News Link:

http://news.singtao.ca/vancouver/2011-10-14/community1318587947d3481354.html