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September 15, 2020 Responsible Tourism No Comments Email Email

HSBC’s PayMe today announced its “PayMe For Good” initiative in partnership with five Hong Kong charitable organisations, inviting PayMe users to join a meaningful cause and support those who are in need. Enabled by PayMe for Business, these charities can now collect digital donations faster and easier than ever from over 2 million PayMe users.

The 24-hour initiative will run from 12:00 p.m. on 15 September to 12:00 p.m. on 16 September. Users can simply use the PayMe app and donate to any of these five charitable organisations: The Community Chest of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, Hong Kong Red Cross, ImpactHK and UNICEF Hong Kong, with #PayMeForGood in the payment message field. For the first donation of HKD50 or above by a PayMe user, PayMe will contribute an extra HKD10 to the receiving charitable organisation.

Kerry Wong, Head of PayMe, HSBC, said, “As Hong Kong’s home-grown digital payment app, PayMe has become an integral part of our daily lives. With our mission to make payment simpler for Hong Kong people, PayMe continues to elevate user experiences and expand our reach to businesses and organisations with digital payment collection needs. Through the ‘PayMe For Good’ charity campaign, PayMe for Business connects charitable organisations with our ever-growing community, enabling us to join hands and help those in need in the easiest way possible.”

Full details can be found online at the PayMe website:

“PayMe For Good” Charity Campaign Details

Participate in a few simple steps:

  1. Go to one of the participating charities’ website
  2. Click on the PayLink or scan the PayCode, and send HKD50 or more to a participating charitable organisation via PayMe
  3. Add #PayMeForGood in the payment message
  4. PayMe will donate HKD10 for the first donation of HKD50 or more by a PayMe user – we’re matching up to 50,000 donations! 

The participating charity organisations are:

  • The Community Chest Rainbow Fund

“Rainbow Fund” is an emergency relief fund that was initiated by the Community Chest in early 2004 to provide immediate financial assistance to individuals and families in emergency financial crisis, accidents and natural disasters.

  • Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF)

HKBCF promotes public awareness of breast cancer, supports breast cancer patients and advocates better breast cancer care in Hong Kong. 

  • Hong Kong Red Cross – “Home-based Chronic Diseases Management Service for the Elderly” (CDME)

“CDME” enhances the underprivileged elderly’s self-management skills for their chronic diseases, particularly diabetes and hypertension, and strengthens their social support network with a particular focus on physical, psychological and social needs. This is delivered via a home-based service assessed by professional nursing and social workers, regular volunteer visits and health counselling. 

  • ImpactHK

ImpactHK provides the homeless in Hong Kong with food, shelter, education, jobs and friendship. Every week, its volunteers are out on the streets all across the city, serving food and necessities to those in need and delivering more than 3,000 meals.

  • UNICEF Hong Kong – “for every child, hygiene”

UNICEF HK is working with its partners to keep children and their families safe amid the pandemic. As part of the global effort to prevent the spread of the virus and reduce stress and anxiety among children and adolescents, its “for every child, hygiene” programme was launched in March to disseminate educational resources on personal hygiene and disease prevention to grassroots families living in subdivided flats.

Other Donation Methods

Terms & Conditions:

  • PayMe will add HKD10 to a donation by a PayMe user of HKD50 or more to one of the five designated charities, with #PayMeForGood in the payment message field, for the first 50,000 donations made between 12:00 p.m. on 15 September and 12:00 p.m. on 16 September. Only the earliest entry from each eligible user will be accepted.
  • Donations of over HKD100 are entitled to a tax receipt for a tax exemption. Users are required to input their full name and email address in addition to #PayMeForGood in the payment message field. The selected charities will then issue receipts to them accordingly.
  • Please refer to for full details. 

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