Tanner De Witt attends the 2019 Hong Kong Blue Tie Ball


On Saturday 7 September, the Hong Kong Football Club was a glittering scene of blue ballgowns and suits as guests attended the 2019 Hong Kong Blue Tie Ball.

Now in its third year, the Ball aims to #smashthestigma of seeking help for mental illnesses. We have been a proud Platinum Sponsor of the Ball since the first one in 2017, and we look forward to many more!

(L to R) Partners Kim Boreham, Russell Bennett and Mark Side with guests

Funds raised will support three not-for-profit organisations:

About Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong

SBHK is a Hong Kong-based voluntary agency established in 1960 (IR File no. 91/1498). SBHK reflects the generosity and benevolence of the Good Samaritan in the Bible who always stretched forth a helping hand to the distressed and helpless. Through the giving of support and rendering emotional counselling to those in need, they help them to help themselves.

About MindHK

Mind Hong Kong is a charitable initiative formed out of the patient Care Foundation. We are committed to improving awareness and understanding of mental health in Hong Kong.

About KELY Support Group

KELY Support Group (KELY) is a non-government funded bilingual organisation which provides support to youth between the ages of 14 and 24 in Hong Kong from Chinese-speaking, Ethnic Minority and English-speaking backgrounds.

Their programmes and services focus on knowledge, resistance and harm reduction around drug and alcohol misuse. Using a positive youth development approach, with a priority to understand young people’s perspective, they equip them with crucial life skills and resilience as they face various challenges growing up in Hong Kong.

For more information about our community efforts, please visit our Community page.