A Pleines Mains
APM volunteers collect donated goods and distribute them to various establishments in need, including orphanages, retirement homes, schools, and institutes for the handicapped.
BEAN is a networking, volunteering, and social group for young professionals in Shanghai. BEAN affords various excellent opportunities for busy, young professionals to network, socialize,make a difference, while giving back to the local community.
The mission of Catalyst Foundation is to help women help themselves. Volunteers work to empower disadvantaged women in China to engage in self-emancipation and to facilitate them through self-reflection to increase their income and improve their living standard.
Half the Sky
Half the Sky volunteers provide love and education to China's orphans.
Hands On Shanghai
Hands on Shanghai coordinates volunteer opportunities for active professionals; supports project partners with direct donations, fundraising planning and execution, and community project design and implementation; and runs a CorpWorks! community relations program for private sector partners.
Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart volunteers help children admitted for heart surgery at the Shanghai Thoracic Hospital.
Home Sweet Home
Home Sweet Home volunteers assist the needy and the homeless, especially those who are physically challenged.
Riding for the Disabled Shanghai
This group provides the opportunity for disabled children to ride horses on Wednesday mornings.
River of Hearts
River of Hearts is a charity program of the Community Center Shanghai. Volunteers collect items at various drop-off locations around Shanghai and redistribute them to people in need throughout China.
Roots & Shoots Program- The Jane Goodall Institute
Mission of the Roots & Shoots program is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, animals, and the environment.
Second Chance Animal Aid
SCAA volunteers rescue, heal, foster, and adopt out stray cats and dogs in Shanghai. The organization depends on foster care parents to provide temporary housing until adoptive parents are secured.
Jo Charles Foundation
The Jo Charles Foundation is an NGO that provides education opportunities for impoverished children in rural Sichuan province.
The Giving Tree
The mission of the Giving Tree program is to bring joy and hope to underprivileged children, especially during the Chinese New Year, by providing holiday gifts.
Grameen provides tiny loans, financial services, and technology to help poor- mostly women- start self-sustaining businesses to escape poverty.
Mercy Fund volunteers are committed to making a difference into the lives of children during their stay at the leukemia ward at Xinhua Hospital. They do this by providing smiles, gifts of toys and books, toiletries, certain medical supplies, etc.
Throughout the world, Operation Smile volunteers repair childhood facial deformities while building public and private partnerships that advocate for sustainable healthcare systems for children and families.
Project HOPE volunteers focus on elevating the Shanghai Children's Medical Center to a nationally and internationally recognized leader in advanced pediatric care.
SEVA is a charity organization of the Indian Association that raises funds for local orphanages, schools, and handicapped and elderly homes. SEVA volunteers work closely with locals to identify the need at the grassroots level and ensure that help is provided by way of service and funds.
Shanghai Sunrise provides financial support to underprivileged students in Shanghai for their educational, professional, and life experiences, and to motivate them to reach their full potential.
This project focuses on improving the standard of English learning in the migrant schools of Shanghai. The program offers a rewarding way to get to know another side of Shanghai's society and to contribute in a meaningful way to the education of under-privileged children.
United Foundation for Chinese Orphans
The mission of this organization is to improve the health of orphans in China by providing medical care and nutritional support to children living in orphanages and foster homes.
The mission of the Wheelchair Foundation is to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities, to promote the joy of giving, create global friendship, and to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen, and adult in the world who needs one, but who cannot afford one.
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