The event aims at raising money for Hong Kong Charities and supporting people in need in the community.
First raced in 2002, Hebe Haven Yacht Club has already raised more than 10 million including 7.1 million donated to the Children's Cancer Foundation. Check out the below service scope of each charity and find out why you should support this meaningful event.
Learn more about our supporting charities
Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF):
CCF established in 1989, through the best possible holistic care approach, it aims to improve the quality of life for young cancer patients and their families in caring for their physical, psychological and social well-being. We also help doctors to improve survival rate of children with cancer through sponsoring expensive drugs, diagnostic tests and research.
From newly diagnosed, CCF provides:
Child Life Service – to enhance the psychosocial functioning of the patients and their families, helping patients to understand their illnesses and treatment plans and preparing them for the treatment procedures
Family Counselling – helping the patients and their families to cope with the changes and difficulties brought about by the illnesses through counselling and other supporting services
Financial Assistance – we sponsor prosthetic limbs, travelling expenses, emergency funds and also provide half-way homes and rehabilitation bus service to families in need.
Community Service – we help survivors to ease back into the community through transitional education and potential development programmes, helping them to cultivate interests and explore their strengths and potentials.
Children’s Palliative Care Foundation – our team of nurse specialists and social workers helps young and adolescent patients with life-limiting and life-threatening illness relieving their distressing physical symptoms, providing 24/7 end-of-life care and also providing bereavement care for parents after the passing of the child
CCF Services Never Stop
In the last year, with the pandemic spreading across the globe, it was easy for many of us to feel vulnerable. As our daily life is disrupted, the need of supports for the young patients and families are getting greater than ever. Yet, our services never stop.
During this difficult time, our Child Life team maintain services through online by creating interactive videos, live-chatting with kids and parents and distributing playpacks to patients in the hospital. Jasmine, a telepresence robot was introduced to our Child Life service in 2020, is a great helper during the pandemic as children can participate in game sessions via Jasmine while staying home.
Established to eliminate social barriers and exclusion through education, experiential programmes and life experience. Donations raised can help to support the Sailing Project running from August to October 2020 which includes youth with special needs and mainstream participants. The project aims to enhance the self-confidence and social skills of special need teenagers while mainstream participants and the society can develop a better understanding and acceptance towards people with different abilities and backgrounds.
Work actively for the people with intellectual disabilities. IDEAL is a member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, The Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped and Agency for Volunteer Service and a supporting organization of Life Care Movement.
Donations raised are used to subsidize the exercise and dancing programmes for members who have intellectual disabilities aiming to keep the physical health awareness at the IDEAL family.
Sailability Hong Kong
Continue to bring its bi-lingual programs offering a safe environment for people with disabilities, and providing more sailing opportunities to the under-represented and the elderly within our Hong Kong Community. Their 2020 programmes will encompass more sailing for the visually impaired. Programmes organized can help provide many positives such as improved mental wellness and concentration, social and communication skills, confidence, etc.
Sai Kung District Community Centre
SKDCC have been providing services in Sai Kung for more than 40 years and keep developing new services such as food-bank service, Chinese medicine clinic and social enterprise, etc., in order to meet the service needs of Sai Kung community. The donation from 24 Hour event would be mainly for their pre-school and nursery services.
Taxable receipt will be available to eligible donors who have made donations of not less than HK$100, but not Race Entry Fee of 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race 2021.
For more information, please visit website of Inland Revenue Department of HKSAR.