Distribution of anti-epidemic items to elders
To show support and care to the elderly people during the fifth wave of COVID-19, Lions Clubs International District 303 - Hong Kong & Macao, China and two of its Lions Clubs, namely Lions Club of Kowloon City and Lions Club of Hong Kong Mai Po, donated 1,000 rapid antigen test (RAT) kits, 10,000 KN95 masks and 650 boxes of "Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang", a proprietary Chinese medicine, to Lions and HKBU Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation (CMCF). The anti-epidemic items will be distributed to the elderly patients aged 60 or above visiting the ten Chinese medicine clinics operated by the School of Chinese medicine (SCM) of HKBU.
Dr. Lam Hoi Ham, JP (seventh from the left), Chairman of the Board of CMCF and Prof. Sun Feng (sixth from the right), Associate Director of Clinical Division of SCM expressed their heartfelt gratitude to Ms. Amy Leung (sixth from the left), District Governor of Lions Club International District 303 – Hong Kong and Macao, China, together with representatives of Lions Club of Kowloon City and Lions Club of Hong Kong Mai Po, for their generous support.
Distribution of anti-epidemic items to frontline healthcare workers of Po Leung Kuk
To show support and gratitude to frontline healthcare workers, CMCF has donated nearly HK$138,000 to Po Leung Kuk (Elderly Service) to sponsor the procurement of protective equipment which includes protective gowns, caps, face shields, masks and RAT kits, each in a quantity of 3,000 pieces, for their frontline staff at 16 elderly homes and day care centres. The Clinical Division of SCM also joined hands with CMCF by gifting a total of 6,000 sets of the HKBU Chinese Medicine Immunity Enhancement Remedy to Po Leung Kuk and Lions Club of Tuen Mun for their distribution to the elders and people in need to further boost their immunity against viral infection.
Thank you for the generous donations from supporters
Such support to elders and frontline healthcare workers can only be made possible with the generous donations from Dr. Lam Hoi Ham, Dr. Sandra Leung and Mr. Fok Wo Ping, Board members of CMCF, and various Lions members who would like to remain anonymous to help the community fight against the epidemic.