Despite the challenges to meet our budget each year, we continue to be encouraged by the creative ways our community has raised money for Mother’s Choice. We value every dollar you have raised and take great care to use our financial resources wisely. Thank you for joining hands with us to give hope and change life stories so that together we can impact future generations!
2021-2022 Total Expenditure: HK$72,466,886*
Mother’s Choice continues to invest in its services and competes for talent in an increasingly competitive marketplace, building our capacity and developing our services and programs as we work towards accomplishing our Vision 2025 Top 10 Strategic Priorities. Total expenditure in 2021-2022 was $72.5 million, which is 11% or $7.2 million higher than the previous year.
In 2021-2022, for every HK$100 donated to Mother’s Choice, we spent:
|Pregnant Girls Services|
|Foster Care Services|
|Wee Care (For Special Needs Children)|
|Early Intervention Services|
|Fundraising, MarComm & Events|
|Facilities & Administration|
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Pregnant Girls Services
$10.9 per $100
Hope in the face of crisis
For every girl in crisis who comes through our doors, we take a holistic view of all her needs and provide comprehensive information to help her make an informed and responsible decision, and loving and non-judgmental support to equip her to face the future of her choice.
$5.1 per $100
We believe that preventing crisis pregnancies start with comprehensive sexuality education. We offer workshops to primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong, as well as parents, teachers, and other professionals working with youth.
Foster Care Services
$19.9 per $100
Children can thrive, despite the crises at home
At any given time, thousands of children live without a safe family for reasons including neglect, abuse, violence, unemployment, or incarceration. We recruit and support volunteer families to provide children with safe, loving, and temporary homes until they can join a permanent home.
$3.3 per $100
Helping the waiting child
Project Bridge connects nurturing volunteer families to children in need of temporary care. Our volunteer Bridge Families provide these children with a safe and loving family environment, so they have the opportunity to build trust and attachment, develop their sense of identity and belonging, and can continue to thrive, despite the crises at home.
$22 per $100
Learning to love
Building trust and attachment is vital for a baby in the first few months of their life. Our staff of child care workers and our team of volunteers make sure every baby is safe, comfortable, and loved while they wait for their forever families.
Wee Care – for special needs children
$15 per $100
Every child is special
Children with special needs who have access to love, attention, and early-intervention care are more likely to be matched with a safe, loving, and permanent family, where they can grow and learn to their full potential. We are a voice for children to find a permanent family and we care for them while they wait for their families.
Early Intervention Service
$0.2 per $100
$6.2 per $100
Every child deserves a family
We walk with adoptive families throughout their lifelong adoption journey by providing training, support, and resources to help them thrive. We help children who are waiting for a family find a safe, loving, and permanent home.
$1.6 per $100
$2.7 per $100
Educating and empowering
Following our guiding principles to reduce crisis pregnancy in Hong Kong, we equip youth with correct information through our Comprehensive Sexuality Education curriculum. We empower professionals who serve children to protect children’s best interests.
Fundraising, Marketing Communications & Events
$7.4 per $100
Inspiring a spirit of generosity in our community
Every year, we need to raise HK$60million to keep our doors open. Our fundraising team grow relationships with individuals, companies, and foundations, and organize fundraising events so that we can keep our doors open to those who need us. The marketing communication team has a vital role in spreading our vision and core values, which helps us reach out to more potential clients, donors and volunteers.
$0.7 per $100
It takes a village to raise a child
We partner with many across the community and match the needs of Mother’s Choice to the availability and skills of volunteers.
Facilities & Administration – Building Capacity
$4.8 per $100
The backbone of Mother’s Choice
Ensuring robust systems and processes, building the capacity of our team, ensuring financial transparency, investing in IT to improve our efficiency, and making full use of our buildings and resources is vital as we scale up our programs to reach more clients who need us.
2021-2022 Total Income: HK$79,430,621*
How do we raise the money we need?
Last fiscal year, 26% of our income came from the Social Welfare Department of Hong Kong Government, and the remaining 74% was raised from public donations from people like you!
|Private Funding (HK$59,014,525)||74%|
|Government Funding (HK$20,271,221)||26%|
|Other Income (HK$144,875)||0%|
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Private Funding 74%
We work hard to raise the funds and resources we need through various channels, including:
Monthly Giving: Small donations given regularly allow us stability, sustainability, and to plan for future growth to serve more girls and babies. Learn more here.
Foundations: Grants from corporations, trusts, and foundations enable us to strengthen our systems, plan for expansion, and support vital operating costs. This includes the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and The Community Chest of Hong Kong. Learn more here.
Events: Volunteer teams help to organize our annual fundraising events, rallying sponsors to donate products and services so that all of the funds raised at events can directly benefit Mother’s Choice. See what’s happening.
Fundraising: Fundraising Champions run marathons, bake cookies, and donate their birthdays to raise money, and be a voice for children in need. The average amount raised is HK$840, and these gifts add up! Learn more here.
Gifts-in-kind: We partner with companies who generously donate products and services to help keep our operating budget low. Learn more here.
Government Funding 26%
The Social Welfare Department provides subvention funding to contribute towards a portion of our Child Care Home Wee Care and Foster Care Services. We also partner with the Hong Kong Government to rent three heritage buildings to house our babies, special needs children, and girls in crisis.
Our Mother’s Choice budget, financial policy and procedures are overseen by our Board of Directors and Finance and Investment Committees. Our financial controls ensure that every dollar is spent appropriately.
We commit to keeping three months operational expenditure in our current account, and a total reserve of 150% of our non-subvention annual expenses in cash and liquid instruments to ensure that in times of economic unpredictability and in extreme emergencies, we can always continue to provide care to the most vulnerable.
*All financials on this page are taken from Mother’s Choice Limited’s 2021-2022 audited accounts. All currencies are in HKD.
Please view our most recent three years of Audited Financial Statements or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Audited Financial Statements
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Mother’s Choice publishes three types of financial statements, including Audited Financial Statements audited annually by KPMG, Annual Financial Report (AFR) prepared in accordance with requirements issued by the Social Welfare Department, and Impact Report including financial highlights extracted from estimates based on the most recent year’s unaudited management accounts, and Audited Financial Statements from the previous two years.
How You Can Support
Ensure that every child can be in a loving family by committing to support Mother’s Choice regularly. Donate now!
Be a Fundraising Champion
Donate your birthday, run a marathon, or bake a cake in support of Mother’s Choice. Be a voice for children in Hong Kong, and raise funds at the same time! Learn more here.
Involve Your Company
We partner with companies who are passionate about building stronger families in our community. Learn more here.