OSC 2018 Beneficiaries
Physical And Mental Disabilities
Art in Hospital is a community art project, started in 1994. It was registered as a charitable institution and continues its aim to serve the needed through therapeutic art creation, and promote through art a caring community and development of hospital art in Hong Kong. Their project – “Art without Boundary” is a 3-year project, aims to serves adult patients with severe intellectual disability and mentally or physically challenged in Siu Lam Hospital. Artists or art therapists will lead workshops with different kinds of art media. Special tools will be designed and created for easier use to create artworks. Exhibition and online gallery will be set after completion of workshops.
No. of beneficiaries: 720 patients and assistants
The Hong Kong Federation of the Blind is a non-profit organization formed by blind people. It was formally incorporated in 1972, with the purpose of (1) engaging in the spirit of helping others, and joining all of the visually impaired together, encouraging them to a more positive life; (2) understanding the principle of equality, and give equal opportunities to the blind in areas such as Education, Work, and Social Benefits; (3) seeking to promote and improve the welfare of the members; and, (4) contacting other visually impaired friends and other interested parties, seeking a common goal for the society.
No. of beneficiaries: 129 living alone blind elderly
Hope worldwide is an international Christian charity that brings people and communities together to deliver sustainable and high-impact education and health services to the poor and needy. Their project - “Smile Again” Dental Care Program for People with Special Needs aims to provide sustainable, affordable quality dental care to patients with an physical and/or intellectual disability through special care dentistry training and upgrading our clinics with necessary equipment; and, free treatments to poor patients with special needs.
No. of beneficiaries: 4,000 beneficiaries