Do some good for the city! These are the groups that give back to the community, helping the destitute, the disadvantaged and the infirm.
Poppie's Garden is an animal rescue group founded in June 2016. It has two regular donor groups, one in Chinese and one in English. Poppies Garden usually has around 30 dogs waiting to be adopted and are always happy to accept volunteers.
DOGether is a? nationwide ?pet adoption platform? where ?individual rescuers and shelters ?can ?post pictures and profiles of rescued ?animals? allowing them ?find ?new homes. Launched in 2018, DOGether has nearly 10,000 users on their platform and share the all kinds of animal profiles, not just dogs. They also have their own community WeChat group.
Founded in 1998, the Chi Heng Foundation is a charity registered and based in Hong Kong with offices in Henan, Anhui, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. It is a non-government organization whose programs are funded by private donors, business, and partner NGOs. CHF moves from village to village throughout Central China offering help to all children affected by AID and CHF primarily focuses on paying for the children’s education and living expenses, making sure all funds are delivered directly to schools and programs by our staff.
The Renewal Center provides residents with a place to stay, changes of clothing, showers, English lessons, job skills training, and basic assistance for those who do not have a home of their own. The center works with local businesses to help them secure jobs. More importantly, the shelter seeks to create avenues out of poverty for their residents.
Effective Altruism is a community that asks the important question of how can we use the resources available to help people who need it the most. Effective altruists take an analytical approach to philanthropy, and focus on supporting poverty & health interventions, managing existential risks, improving animal welfare, optimizing career choice, and donating to the most effective charities.
B人BEL’s (Babel) main goal is to create a more equal and inclusive society, in which all people are respected as people, and everyone can have a life of opportunities and dignity. They want everyone to see the humanity in all people, regardless of their identity, ethnicity, gender, special needs, sexual orientation, or background. They promote social inclusion by bringing visibility to marginalized groups in our media, and by organizing creative events about social inclusion for schools or for a general public.
This is a non-profit animal rescue group created in 2011. All the founder wanted was to give rescued animals a temporary, safe and loving home, and then find a true forever family for each of them. Since then more than a hundred animals have been send to new adoptive families. Currently there are about 50 rescued dogs and 30 rescued cats in the 107 Shelter.
SYB is a charity program providing free training in French bakery to marginalised Chinese youth aged 17 to 23, enabling them to find qualified jobs after graduation. Disadvantaged young adults who had to drop out of school because of their family situation could join SYB to become professional bakers. SYB students follow a one-year training where they learn valuable skills such as French bakery and pastry, Chinese bakery, life skills and English, combined with practical internships at 5-star hotels. Due to the high demand of qualified bakers on the Chinese market, 30 students each year start a new life as bakers or pastry chefs and are able to support themselves and their families. You could buy their bakery made by students.
Shanghai Sunrise is a local charity group under Shanghai Charity Foundation with the mission to empower underprivileged youth through education. Since 1996, Shanghai Sunrise has raised over RMB 30 million and helped near 3,000 students. Besides giving 100% of the scholarships to the students, Shanghai Sunrise also helps the sponsored students to build skills and confidence as well as a life-long relationship with their sponsors.
SOS Children’s Village of China is a welfare institution for the care of orphans set up by SOS-Kinderdorf International and the Chinese Government. There are villages established in Tianjin, Yantai, Qiqihar, Nanchang, Kaifeng, Chengdu, Putian, Urumqi, Lhasa and Beijing; all using a family-type unit to care for the orphans in SOS Children's Villages. Every village has 12-18 families with a single woman recruited to be the maternal figure, and they each foster 7-8 kids below the age of 14.
Shanghai Healing Home assists local Chinese Children Welfare Institutes by providing pre and post-surgical care to abandoned Chinese orphan babies with surgically correctable deformities. They also provide a home-like environment that meets not only the babies' physical needs but also their emotional and developmental needs.
Heart to Heart is a Shanghai-based charity which provides corrective surgery for Chinese children from all over China with congenital heart defects (CHD) whose parents are unable to afford the surgery. They have sponsored over 1,332 children for heart surgery. They have zero operating budget which means that 100% of donations are spent for surgeries. Sponsors are given documentation on where their donations were spent and can also visit the children while the children are in the hospital for their surgery.
Founded in China in 1998, Morning Tears is an international non-profit organization who stands up for children of convicts through raising awareness of the issues surrounding such children and capacity building. Morning Tears is a non-political, non-profit and non-religious organization.