Accompanying and Supporting Elderly Singletons

Accompanying and Supporting Elderly Singletons

According to the results of the 2016 Population By-census of the Census and Statistics Department, the number of elderly living alone has increased over 50% in the past 10 years, from 98,829 in 2006 to 152,536 in 2016. Elderly can be left behind and live alone for many reasons. 72-year-old Madam Tsang found herself all alone in Hong Kong after her husband passed away and her son moved abroad in 2021. Thankfully, she found support ...
A loving heart can change your life

A loving heart can change your life

Children’s health and happiness seem to be something we take for granted. However, because of family financial difficulties or other reasons, for some children in mainland China, their parents cannot be around them when they grow up. The children are dealing with overwhelming economic and emotional stress all by themselves. By providing sponsorship and conducting projects locally, The Salvation Army not only helps these children with their studies but also provides all kinds of activities ...
Christian and Good Steward of the Earth

Christian and Good Steward of the Earth

Sister Kaki Au TSA Hong Kong Island East Corps It is already the third year since I started running my wedding supplies rental shop. Compared with a kid, a 3-year-old will be an adorable child who keeps jumping around. I am so thankful for this ‘kid’, for in him I find countless blessings. Stepping outside my comfort zone Early 2019, I quitted my day job and took up a small shop for eco-friendly wedding supplies ...
Healing family wounds and restoring the bond

Healing family wounds and restoring the bond

Families are the basic units and foundation of a society, and it is the ideal for many people to build a family with their partners and have children together. However, marriage can crack for many reasons, some time to a point that it becomes irremediable. According to the survey by the Census and Statistics Department, divorce cases increased every year from 6,295 cases in 1991 to 21,157 cases in 2019; nearly every one married couple ...
Answering God’s call to go and make disciples of all nations

Answering God’s call to go and make disciples of all nations

Cadet-Lieutenant Ho Janie, Patrick - Officer of Kowloon City Corps I give thanks to the Lord for the opportunity to serve Him in The Salvation Army. It is my conviction that every one of us received the same calling from Jesus Christ, and it is to ‘go and make disciples of all nations’ (Matthew 28:19). To answer His calling, however, each of us has a different role. In 2000 at a Christian Conference, God has ...
Big Hugs for You - Comprehensive services for caregivers

Big Hugs for You – Comprehensive services for caregivers

Parents worry about their children no matter how old their children get. Sometimes they are too absorbed in worries, neglecting their own physical and mental wellbeing and finding themselves burnt out and exhausted only much later. This time we share the stories of 3 mothers, who were overwhelmed by the challenging tasks of taking care of their children. Their life quality improved after receiving the comprehensive support from The Salvation Army Community Care Services, which ...