Living With A Brain Tumor

During the last ten years, Cherry has been challenged by a brain tumor. She was under a lot of stress, which put a strain on the relationship with her mother and younger brother. With ChickenSoup’s support, Cherry learns to thrive with her tumor – her relationship with her family has improved and she is determined to explore her potential in painting!

FIC#006: Story of Cherry and Her Family

 
Absence of Breadwinners
  • Full-time mother of two children
  • A complete family with very limited resources
 
Illnesses
  • Cherry suffers from a serious brain tumor and is under huge stress
  • Her mother struggles with mental health problems
  • Her younger sibling has special educational needs
 
Extreme Poverty
  • Living on CSSA with no disposable income
  • Household of four living on father’s minimal wage

Resilience In Motherhood

In a recent interview with The Hong Kong Economic Times, Mrs Tsoi shared her heart-touching parenting journey raising two children with disabilities – her daughter’s words during the interview even moved the reporter to tears.

A SOUL Hearty Visit

Fencing queen Vivian Kong, who is also a ChickenSoup ambassador, visited Cherry and her family during a recent home visit to hand-deliver a “SOUL Box” full of handpicked wellness products and mindfulness goodies. Read on to find out what special gift Cherry has prepared for Vivian!

Mother’s Day Tributes

It takes an immense amount of courage for our families to share their personal journeys, given that they have been through extreme and sometimes traumatic hardships.  Tsoi told the South China Morning Post how she found the strength to soldier on despite challenges on child illness and coronavirus misery.

HOW TO REFER

Families In Crisis

If you encounter any family that needs a helping hand and would like to refer them to us, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Please read the introduction of our program.

  2. Please complete this questionnaire to refer eligible families. Due to the large volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

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