Hong Kong
Project #23259

New CancerLink Support Centre in Kwai Chung

by Hong Kong Cancer Fund


With the new CancerLink centre in Kwai Chung, we are able to extend our support network to reach a much neglected and underprivileged area in Hong Kong that has increasingly growing demand on cancer support services.
total goal
monthly donors
months active


Princess Margaret Hospital, the major provider of oncology services in the area, registered over 59,000 clinical oncology attendances in 2014, an increase of 10% in the past three years. Population of the area accounts for 11% of Hong Kong, and those families are also some of the most socially and financially fragile. The official poverty rate in the area is the 3rd highest in Hong Kong, making the free services provided by CancerLink Kwai Chung an essential lifeline.


CancerLink Kwai Chung is going to be a centre with a difference. It will allow us to expand our range of rehabilitation programmes, provide a stable venue for the wellness classes, as well as to add new and upgraded services such as in-house physiotherapist, diet and nutrition workshops. The centre will also provide our regular services, including a centralized hotline, peer support, psychosocial counselling, home care, palliative care, drug subsidies and hardship fund.

Long-Term Impact

We project that 17,800 cancer patients, 4,800 family members and 740 of the general public will be served by CancerLink Kwai Chung in year 3 of the support centre operation.


What is CancerLink?
CancerLink support centre in Kwai Chung

Organization Information

Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Location: Hong Kong, n/a - Hong Kong
Website: https:/​/​
Project Leader:
Lily Lau
Hong Kong, n/a Hong Kong

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.