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									        Flag Day
    Honorary Advisors              Dear Sir ,                                                                                     December, 2009
   Mr. Anthony Charter, JP
           Chairman                                   Christian Action Flag Day, 13th March 2010 (Saturday)
   Christian Action Flag Day
   Campaign Management                  Cultivating a City of Harmony for the Underprivileged & Ethnic Minorities
                                   We are very glad to inform you that Christian Action has been granted permission by
  Dr. Philemon Choi Yuen-wan       the Social Welfare Department to hold a Flag Day on 13th March 2010 (Saturday) in
     Hon. General Secretary
          Breakthrough             Kowloon region. We aim to raise funds for our new arrivals and ethnic minority
      Ms. Christine Fang           programmes. The hope is that these underprivileged groups can adapt to the pace of
        Chief Executive            life in Hong Kong, and through our provision of support services and training courses,
   The Hong Kong Council of
        Social Service             they can enhance their ability and self-reliance.
     Rev. Dr. Li Ping-kwong
   Kowloon Methodist Church        We need about 2,600 volunteers for selling flags on the day and would be grateful if
     Rev. Lo Lung-kwong            you could help us recruit students to participate in this meaningful activity. Apart from
  The Methodist Church, Hong       students, parent-child teams are welcome, through which they can not only strengthen
            Kong                   their parent-child relationship, but also encourage children to care about the
        Rev. Hans Lutz             underprivileged groups in our society. As a token of appreciation, all participating
   Mr. Ng Shui-lai, MBE, JP        volunteers will receive certificates and souvenirs.
       Chief Executive
  Hong Kong Christian Service      To encourage active participation of schools and students in the Flag Day, we have
     Rev. Sven Salzmann            pleasure in announcing the following awards-
 German Speaking Evangelical
 Lutheran Congregation in HK
                                                1. The Highest Numbers of Volunteers Participation Award (School
       Rev. Tony Read
 The Vine Christian Fellowship                      Category)
         Ms. Nancy Sit                          2. The Highest Gold Flag Donation Award (School Category)
                                     “Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
    Rev. So Shing-yit, Eric           Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”【Psalm 82:3-4】
      Executive Director
 The Hong Kong Council of the
   Church of Christ in China       Our fundraising target is HK$ 800,000, which will go directly towards the following two
 Rev. Dr. Soo Yee-po, Thomas
  Hong Kong Christian Council      New Arrivals Programme: We aim to enhance the adaptability of new arrival families
      Mr. Thomas Tsang             to the pace of life in Hong Kong and to provide necessary assistance and supportive
Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong    services to facilitate their settlement process. We offer a comprehensive range of
                                   services including family counseling, tutorial services, child care and new arrival
     Mr. Samuel Yung, MH
     Senior District Director      children’s induction programmes, etc., to serve the needs of the new arrival families in
American International Assurance
   Company (Bermuda) Ltd           Yau Tsim Mong and North districts. Our New Arrivals Programme has been running for
                                   13 years, and last year, over 12,000 service recipients benefited from our services

 ﹡The Social Welfare Department has permitted 3 organizations to sell flags on 13 March 2010 (Saturday) in Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New
  Territories regions. Christian Action will be selling flags in Kowloon region.
Ethnic Minority Programme: We aim to improve the quality of life for ethnic minorities in Hong
Kong and promote social integration and racial harmony across the territory. We provide
one-stop employment service ranging from job retraining, workshops, networking, and referrals
to placements, to help the ethnic minority groups to adapt and integrate into the life in Hong
Kong. We are one of the social services organizations which offer support services for the
ethnic minorities. Our two Service Centres mainly provide services and give assistance to the
Nepalese, Pakistanis and Indians who are living in Hong Kong. Last year, we served nearly
25,000 clients.

Christian Action is a Hong Kong registered charitable and non-government subsidized
organization established in 1985 (Registration no: 161383). Our mission is to help the poor
and disadvantaged in Hong Kong and Mainland China with particular emphasis upon displaced
persons, irrespective of race, sex, religion or nationality.

Under the recent financial hardship, we foresee that it will not be at all easy to call for
volunteers and donations. We do hope that you and your students could extend your
support to us and participate in our coming Flag Day. We attach herewith donation and
volunteer registration forms for your reference. Please kindly return the recruitment reply slip on
or before 19 February 2010 by fax to 2362 0046, via email to,
or by post (Corporate Communications Department, 4/F., New Horizons Building, 2 Kwun
Tong Road, Kowloon).

Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact Ms Yonni Yeung at 2716 8863 or Ms
Kate Ng at 2716 8864. For more information about our services, please visit

Thank you so much and with God’s Blessings,

Anthony Charter, JP                                               Cheung-Ang Siew Mei
Chairman, Flag Day Campaign Management Committee                  Executive Director

Enclosure – Gold Flag Donation and Volunteer Registration Forms
              Christian Action Flag Day, 13th March 2010 (Kowloon Region)
                                Gold Flag Donation Form
Donation Details (Please fill in this form in BLOCK LETTERS and check                      where appropriate.)

 We would like to donate HK$                                      to support Christian Action Flag Day.

 Donation Methods

          Crossed cheque     (Cheque No.:                                  Bank:                                 )
          Please send us back this form with the cheque made payable to Christian Action – Charity Services

          Cash deposit to our HSBC account: 004-567-320973-005
          Please send or fax back the pay-in slip together with this form by post or fax to 2362 0046.

          Credit Card
                VISA                   Master                     American Express

          Credit Card No.:                                        Name of Cardholder:
          Expiry Date:                   (MM )/         (YY)      Cardholder’s Signature:
            Cash donation via

          You can make cash donation with minimum amount of HK$100
          to Christian Action via any                    in Hong Kong. The
          cashier will issue a transaction record for you when the
          transaction is completed. Please keep the transaction record and
          send to Christian Action, 4/F., New Horizons Bldg., 2 Kwun
          Tong Road, Kln., H.K. to request for an official donation receipt.
          (Please present promotional materials with barcode for donation
          at any                in Hong Kong.)
   (Official receipts will be issued for donations over HK$100, which are also tax deductible.)

Contact Information

 School Name:

 Contact Person: (Mr / Mrs / Ms / Miss)                                        Position:

 Contact No.:                                                                  Fax No.:



 Corporate Communications Department
 Tel: 2716 8863 / 2716 8864     Email:              Fax No.: 2362 0046
 Address: 4/F., New Horizons Building, 2 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon.
                                                                                     Please return the completed reply slip by fax to 2362 0046
                                                                                     or via email at on or before
                                                                                     19 February 2010.

                       Christian Action Flag Day, 13th March 2010 (Kowloon Region)
                                       Volunteer Registration Form
  To show our appreciation for your support, school which recruit volunteers to participate in this activity,
  will receive a free subscription of Newsweek for 1 year, as a gift. (Gift available while stock lasts)

  Corporate Communications Department
  Tel: 2716 8863 / 2716 8864  Email:                                     Fax No.: 2362 0046
  Address: 4/F., New Horizons Building, 2 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon.

Contact Information
    School Name:
    Contact Person:              (Mr / Mrs / Ms / Miss)                                                  Position:
    Contact No.:                                                                           Fax No.:

Volunteers Information                    (If you need more space, please write on separate sheet(s).)
            Flag Selling                                                                                         Age                                Flag Bag No.
                                                                                                                               CA Staff Referral
  #          Area Code                    Name of Volunteer                          Mobile No.             (For purchase of                        (Official use
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 *** Christian Action will contact you for further arrangements of flag bag packs delivery. Schools please help distribute the packs to all participating
1. Volunteers below the age of 14 must be accompanied by parent(s) or guardian(s).。
2. Volunteers please help sell flags at designated area from 7.00am to 12.30pm (at least 3 hrs services) on 13 March 2010, and return flag bags to
    designated collection station before the end of flag selling activity.
3. This flag selling activity is limited to Kowloon region only.
4. All participating volunteers will be covered by accident insurance.
5. We will first take your choices of flag selling areas into consideration but, subject to the actual situation, volunteers may be assigned to sell flags in
    other areas.
6. All personal data and contact information collected in this form will only be used for contact purpose for Christian Action Flag Day.

                                                                                                                                            Vol Reg Form_corp&org

List of Flag Selling Areas

   編號                         賣旗地區                    編號                   賣旗地區
Area Code                 Flag Selling Area         Area Code          Flag Selling Area
  KLN01      美孚、荔枝角、長沙灣                              KLN10      九龍塘
             Mei Foo, Lai Chi Kok, Cheung Sha Wan               Kowloon Tong
  KLN02      深水埗、石硤尾                                 KLN11      樂富、橫頭磡
             Sham Shui Po, Shek Kip Mei                         Lok Fu, Wang Tau Hom
  KLN03      大角嘴、奧海城                                 KLN12      黃大仙、慈雲山
             Tai Kok Tsui, Olympian City                        Wong Tai Sin, Tsz Wan Shan
  KLN04      尖沙咀                                     KLN13      鑽石山、新蒲崗
             Tsim Sha Tsui                                      Diamond Hill, San Po Kong
  KLN05      佐敦                                      KLN14      彩虹、坪石
             Jordan                                             Choi Hung, Ping Shek
  KLN06      油麻地                                     KLN15      九龍灣、牛頭角
             Yau Ma Tei                                         Kowloon Bay, Ngau Tau Kok
  KLN07      旺角、太子                                   KLN16      觀塘、秀茂坪
             Mongkok, Prince Edward                             Kwun Tong, Sau Mau Ping
  KLN08      紅磡、土瓜灣                                  KLN17      藍田
             Hunghom, To Kwa Wan                                Lam Tin
  KLN09      九龍城、何文田                                 KLN18      油塘
             Kowloon City, Homantin                             Yau Tong

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