Since its establishment in 2001, our Community Ambassador team has grown from 40 employees to more than 4,000 and continues to attract support from our employees’ families and friends, as well as our business partners, tenants, customers and other Swire Group companies.
Our Community Ambassador activities in Hong Kong focus on youth development, social inclusion, community-building, and supporting the elderly. As our portfolio in Mainland China continues to grow, we are working to organise more cross-city volunteer initiatives to strengthen the connections between our Hong Kong and Mainland China Community Ambassadors and our joint volunteering efforts.
Held in April at ArtisTree in Taikoo Place, The 2019 edition of our charity book sale, BOOKS for LOVE @ $10, raised over HK$750,000 for two beneficiaries:
Our Community Ambassador Programme launched the “Swap-A-Skill Academy”, a platform where volunteers can learn skills from each other while socialising.
Caring for elderly people is an important part of our Community Ambassadors Programme. This year, more than 70 Community Ambassadors supported a YWCA pilot programme called “Joyful Café for the Elderly”.