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How Emma Discovered Her Passion During Skilled-Volunteering | Swire Trust Go-Givers of 2021

Together with Time Auction, the Swire Trust Go-Givers Program encourages skilled volunteers for Swire Trust NGOs partners from 2020 to 2022. 10 outstanding volunteers will be selected annually as the “Swire Trust Go-Givers of the Year” with special rewards & recognition. Meet our 10 Go-Givers of 2021! Meet Emma! Emma is currently a Strategic Brand […]

4 Organisations Supporting Animal Welfare in Hong Kong

Are you an animal lover like us? While some animals are lucky to have found loving and caring owners, there are still many abandoned and stray animals living in harsh conditions on the streets of Hong Kong. According to The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), they are handling between 5,000-7,000 stray dogs annually, but […]

How to Get Started as a Skilled Volunteer

We hear you’re interested in donating your skills and time to a non-profit! While volunteering has obvious personal benefits and there are tons of projects available on our own matching platform, we know that going into your first volunteer position can be daunting.  But not to worry!  Here are a few tips on getting the […]

How Jenny Upgraded Her Volunteering Journey Through Her 1st Mentoring Experience | Time Auction Impact Highlights

Meet Jenny! Jenny founded Anorak, a brand of travel accessories and lifestyle products, that encourages individuality and positive thinking. Apart from hard skills like product design, Jenny has also strengthened her skillsets with abundant entrepreneurial experiences throughout the years, such as team management and business operation. By recommendation of a friend, she decided to embark […]

How Law Student Catherine Channels Education Into Volunteer Work | Time Auction Impact Highlights

Meet Catherine! After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and Sociology, Catherine is now pursuing a postgraduate law degree. Prior to joining the Time Auction community, she already had abundant experiences in volunteering. From teaching underprivileged children to planning accessible classical music events, it’s clear that this is not her first rodeo as a […]

How Bryony from YMCA of Hong Kong Matched with the Perfect Volunteers | Time Auction Impact Highlights

Meet Bryony from YMCA of Hong Kong! Bryony is the Communications Manager at YMCA of Hong Kong, an NGO that strives to provide holistic services for those in need in order to help them actualize their dreams! Since YMCA of HK already has a well-established volunteer movement of its own, why did they still reach […]

Impact Highlight: How Our Volunteer-Matching Platform is created by Skilled-Volunteers

The Challenge: Time Auction needed to build a new website, but doesn’t have the budget for UX/UI design, graphic design and copywriting, which are essential components for web development. The Outcome: 3 skilled volunteers dedicated dozens of hours to create graphics, content and designs for over 60 webpages, delivering a user-friendly brand website and volunteer-matching […]

Matchmaking between Talents and NGOs — Introducing Time Auction’s New Program

74% of Hong Kong people don’t volunteer. Over the years, I’ve heard many reasons why people don’t get involved. Too busy, no time. Am I really making a difference by going to a beach cleanup when the trash accumulates again after all that hard work? If I make HK$1,000 per day at my job, wouldn’t […]

Community Spotlight: Stephanie Hung, Management Trainee

Curious about what volunteerism and Time Auction events are all about? Meet our community who has shared their memorable experiences in their volunteering journey and meetings with our featured guests! “If you want to have something, give first.” We are delighted to have Stephanie tell us about her services involving elderly care and her experience […]

Community Spotlight: Sophia Cheung, University Student

Curious about what volunteerism and Time Auction events are all about? Meet our community who has shared their memorable experiences in their volunteering journey and meetings with our featured guests! “What if the cure to cancer is trapped in the mind of someone who cannot afford education?” Sophia’s commitment to transform the lives of the […]

The Secrets Behind One of the World’s Most Beautiful Candy Shops — Lunch with Rosie O’Neill, Co-Founder of Sugarfina

Sometimes the most meaningful and inspiring conversations happen over casual meals. The Time Auction Blog is a snippet of our meetings with people who have found passion in their lives and career. As an entrepreneur or business leader, the tiniest difference in our mentality will make all the differences. At Time Auction Los Angeles, we’re […]

Community Spotlight: Mandy Lai, HR Professional

Curious about what volunteerism and Time Auction events are all about? Meet our community who has shared their memorable experiences in their volunteering journey and meetings with our featured guests! Meet Mandy Lai! Mandy is an HR professional with 7 years of experience and 10 years of volunteering experience, mainly focusing on youth development. Apart […]
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