Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Email this article
Three groups to sell flags for charity this Saturday

     Three charities will hold flag sales on Hong Kong Island (Hong Kong Single Parents Association), in Kowloon (Rehabilitation Alliance Hong Kong) and in the New Territories (Life Education Activity Programme) from 7am to 12.30pm this Saturday (June 2), a spokesman for the Social Welfare Department (SWD) said today (May 30).

     Arrangements have been made with the charities to help people distinguish between the three flag-selling activities.  

     For enquiries, please call the department's hotline at 2343 2255, or SWD headquarters at 2832 4311 during office hours.

     Information on the flag days of the month is also available at the department's website (

     In the case of suspected fraudulent flag day activities, people should not make any donation and should immediately report the matter to the Police.

     The Government has promulgated the "Reference Guide on Best Practices for Charitable Fund-raising Activities" for voluntary compliance by the charitable organisations. Members of the public may browse the Reference Guide on the SWD homepage (

     Information on the three flag-selling organisations on June 2 is as follows:

Region      Name of          Colour of        Colour
            Organisation     Collection Bag   of Flag
Hong Kong   Hong Kong        Red              Red
Island      Single Parents

Kowloon     Rehabilitation   Red              White
            Hong Kong

New         Life Education   Yellow           White
Territories Activity    

Ends/Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Issued at HKT 14:01


Print this page