The Foundation and Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung) cared for Genesis’ residents in a vegetative state
Dec 23.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Genesis Social Welfare Foundation (Keelung Branch) mainly houses people in a vegetative state. To help them raise funds, the Foundation and Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung) hosted the fund-raising event, “From bunny ceramics with endless love”. One hundred pieces of bunny ceramics released by Generis would be available for purchase on the Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung)’s sales channels. Today (Dec 23) before Christmas Eve, all proceeds (NT$130,000) would go to Genesis. The Foundation delivered the proceeds in person while checking on those living in Genesis Keelung Branch and its operation status.
Cared for those with intellectual developmental disabilities in Heart Light Social Welfare Foundation
Dec 20.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
It’s quite difficult for those with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDDs) to adapt to society and would require a place in an institution. But many families with such IDD kids cannot afford day care in an institution. Taoyuan Heart Light Social Welfare Foundation (shortened to Light Heart) houses 86 people with IDDs from low-income families providing them daytime care and 24-hour accommodation services, a service that could prevent many social problems. But with Taiwan heading into an aged era, the cost to care for elders with IDDs has risen and worsen Light Heart’s operation pressure.
Teamed up with Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung) to fund 2,600 servings of nutritious meals for those in a vegetative state under the care of Genesis Social Welfare Foundation
Nov 30.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
The Keelung Branch of Genesis Social Welfare Foundation (shortened to Genesis) provides a comfortable care environment for those in a vegetative state attended to by 24-hour caregivers on shifts to turn over and pat on the back regularly to promote sputum excretion and maintain hygiene and care quality. As a gesture to help Genesis raise funds, the Foundation worked with Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung) to host the fund-raising event, “From bunny ceramics with endless love”. One hundred pieces of bunny ceramics released by Generis would be available for purchase on the Evergreen Laurel Hotel (Keelung)’s sales channels and all proceeds would go to Genesis.
Care for people with Rett Syndrome and their families
Nov 24.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
People with rare diseases and their families are faced with long-term economic stress and in need of everyone’s support. Rett Syndrome, a genetic neurological disorder that occurs mostly in females at an incidence rate of about 1 in 12,000, is the rare disease of all rare diseases, affecting about 130 people in Taiwan. The symptoms include overall body degeneration, behavioral decline, repetitive hand movement e.g., hand washing, wringing, gripping, and sticking out tongue, panting, sleep disturbance, walking instability, loss of speech, incontinence and so on. There is no cure at the moment. It can only be controlled by drugs, and rehabilitation and physiotherapy can be applied to delay degeneration and lifelong special care is required.
Donated an eight-seater van to Little Happiness Social Welfare Foundation
Nov 07.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Those with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDDs) have insufficient abilities to adapt to society. If they don’t carry on living in an institution after they turn 18, they will be faced with all kinds of issues like jobs and where to live. Little Happiness Social Welfare Foundation (LHSWF) serves 24 people with IDDs and their families from Keelung and Greater Taipei areas and provides them with case management and job training
Music showcase by Angels with Broken Wings
Oct 23.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Wu Jiang-Ming, a special needs teacher at Dou-Nan Senior High School, got together a group of students with physical and mental disabilities from his class and formed the band, Angels with Broken Wings in 2007. At the moment the consists 16 band members, most of whom have autism or intellectual development disabilities and are from disadvantaged families. The goal is to cultivate their musical capabilities and obtain a street artist license so that they can gain confidence and have a skill to live on.
Sponsored Yunlin County Little Angel Development Association’s Little Heart-Heart Atelier
Oct 19.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Yunlin County Little Angel Development Association (YCLADA), is a group comprised of families with mentally or physically disabled kids, currently provides support services to over 100 such families The Little Heart-Heart Atelier (the Atelier) is a bakery set up by the YCLADA to provide a work and care environment for mentally or physically disabled youngsters aged 15 or above who are not housed in other social welfare institutions. The goal is to cultivate their abilities to take care of themselves through group learning in preparation for future assisted employment while preventing them from staying at home and suffering from degeneration to reduce the care burden on the family.
Gengxin Social Welfare Foundation for Mental and Physical Health
Oct 13.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Chang Yung-Fa Charity Foundation in its long-standing support of disadvantaged families in need of emergency aid across Taiwan noted that many people lost their jobs due to mental health issues and their families being their caregiver could also lose the ability to provide for the family resulting in the household income in a dire situation. In recent years we heard of many criminal cases of attacks or injuries committed by people with mental health issues triggering a wide concern from society. If there could be preventive measures and ensuring community care, such people have a chance of resuming a regular functional life, hence a reduction in social problems
Funded the operation expenses of Chiayi County RuoZhuEr Educational Foundation’s RuoZhuEr Intellectual Development Center
Sep 22.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Chiayi County RuoZhuEr Educational Foundation’s RuoZhuEr Intellectual Development Center (RIDC) specifically serves holders of Handbook for the People with Disabilities aged 18 or above with intellectual development disabilities and other combined disabilities by providing them with education and training.
One-day house cleaning volunteer for disadvantaged families
Aug 20.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
The Heng-Shan Social Welfare Foundation was established in 2010 to offer therapies that combine body and mind and resources to serve people with mental illness, support them to lead normal lives, and promote public awareness and de-stigmatization of mental illnesses.
Funded rehabilitation for those with spinal cord injuries
Aug 17.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
Every year in Taiwan, more than a thousand people suffer from spinal cord injuries due to various accidents that cause paralysis of the limbs or lower body, some of them need to use wheelchairs to get around for the rest of their lives, some need to rely on others to help them with their daily life, and some cannot even return to society and the workplace. This is not only a heavy blow to individuals and families, but also a huge cost to society.
Donated desks and fireproof doors to Juridical Person Taiwan Province Hung-Chia Sanctuary For The Handicapped
Aug 09.2022 | Spread Happiness and Love Together With You
The Tainan Hung-Chia Sanctuary For the Handicapped primarily provides care and accommodation for individuals with severe and profound intellectual disabilities, combined with physical disabilities. The Center's learning desks have been in use for over 20 years and are now worn and damaged. The fire doors are also old and warped, making them difficult to open and close. While there is a need for replacements, but in recent years, fundraising has been challenging due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it difficult to update the facilities. To address this need, the Chang Yung-Fa Charity Foundation sponsored the purchase of new equipment and recently organized a "Spreading Love and Enhancing Facilities" donation event at the center.