Hongkong Toy Bank recycling gift children "standard" can be changed toys
Christmas presents are a common occurrence for children in Hongkong. However, some children whose families are poor are exchanging toys by completing “ target &rdquo. These gifts come from &ldquo, a toy bank established by the Hongkong social welfare organization, ”.
YMCA Salisbury Hotel center Tung Chung since 2009 is operating the toy bank, from the family of the little friends collected from the grassroots community donated toys, children only need to open bank accounts through toys, a personal development plan, can be obtained on a favorite toy chance. At present, the center has received personal donations have accounted for about 80%. About 300 of eligible children in the toy bank plan, they will make and accomplish goals together with parents, such as daily eat fruit and improve the behavior problem and multiple test more than 60 points. Only when you reach your goal can you bring a toy to the center.
: yesterday was “ opening gift day ” Bao Xiuyi, director of the center, said there were as many as 20 thousand toys in the warehouse and about 16 thousand toys a year. &ldquo: the collection of toys in recent years has become more and more new, and the toy stores are getting closer to each other during the holidays. ” however, it also reflects a serious social waste. She suggests parents can follow the toy bank's practice and ask their children to achieve their goals before they can buy gifts so they know how to value them.