Helpless in Hong Kong: low-income new arrivals from mainland China struggle with job losses, lack of support during Covid-19

Many poor families from mainland do not qualify for one-off HK$10,000 government allowance – read on to find out how ChickenSoup is helping these families in crisis to cope with the pandemic.

Many low-income new arrival families have struggled through the pandemic with job losses, slashed working hours, loss of income and lack of support.  We have offered 7,000 packages of masks, hand sanitizers, food, children’s books and toys to 2,500 underprivileged families during the pandemic, including new arrival households, as part of our emergency relief measures. 

We have also raised funds from businesses and individuals to provide 260 families each with a coupon worth of HK$1,650 for food and other necessities.  Read on to learn more.

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Individual Donors

Cindy C 60,000 Robyn L 60,000 Karim A 2,000 Benjamin V 10,000 Divia H 1,800 Ronnie W 4,000 Sonia S 3,200 Jacqueline S 10,500 Christopher H 10,000 Frederick W 5,000 Arthur W 8,000 Derek L 8,000 George L 8,000 Jason W 8,000 Ken H 8,000 Mason W 8,000 Peter T 8,000 Stephen C 8,000 Steven Y 8,000 Thomas H 8,000 Thomas W 8,000 Nelson W 8,000 Andy L 16,000 Tommy T 8,000 Cindy L 10,500 Henry C 10,000 Janice M 80,000 Patricia C 50,000 Vincent K 10,000 Andrew Y 5,000