AVS celebrates this meaningful Day by organizing a series of activities with a brand-new theme “Do Good. Feel Good. Help with Kindness”, to promote the joy of helping others and inspire Hong Kong citizens to start their volunteering journey.
Community Leaders and Celebrities Join Hands to Show Care and Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with Elderly Territory-wide support for the Hong Kong Volunteer Award "Volunteer Tram" officially launched.
To further promote the HKV-Award, and to highlight the importance of volunteerism to the community, as well as the importance of volunteer recognition and encouragement, the AVS organized a Volunteer Service Day cum Territory-wide “Catch the Volunteer Tram" event in Western District today, which was well-supported by many celebrities from the political, business, sports and arts sectors.
Co-organized by the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Agency for Volunteer Service (“AVS”), the Hong Kong Volunteer Award (“HKV-Award”) is dedicated to recognizing the contributions and achievements of outstanding volunteers, and corporations, organizations from different sectors, and of cross-sectoral partnership projects. The Award is to motivate more people, particularly the youth, to participate in volunteering, care for the underprivileged and share the love to inherit the spirit of volunteerism to build a caring and inclusive society.
Funded by the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education(“CPCE”), the Agency for Volunteer Service (“AVS”) launched the V-HK Illustration Design Competition & Elderly Home Visiting in 2021-22, with the aim to place greater emphasis on "Respect" and "Responsibility" while continue to promote "Love" and "Inclusiveness" through the Illustration Design Competition by the family and students as well as the elderly home visiting by the student volunteer teams during the weeks of “Senior Citizen’s Day” and “International Volunteer Day”.