Helena May members are active throughout the year supporting the community. Some of the 2017-2018 projects include:
On the first Wednesday of every month, members gather to make soft material hats for people undergoing chemotherapy.
Heritage Tours of The Helena May
Tours are conducted by native English and Cantonese speakers for students from under-privileged local secondary schools and they are introduced to the history of our heritage building on a regular basis.
Members of The Helena May offer to be mentors of second year University students as part of the Hong Kong University Mentorship Programme. Year-end Dinners are also organised for the mentors and their students.
Love Bag Project
Coordinated by the Haven of Hope Hospital and sponsored by donations from Helena May members, special food parcels are delivered to former hospital patients in time for Christmas.
Outings and Parties for the Underprivileged
Working in conjunction with the Society of Community Organisation and the MTRC, families from Shamshuipo are able to enoy a day of sports and games at the MTR Trackside Staff Clubhouse. Harmony House children are invited to a Christmas Party every year at The Helena May.
Every Thursday, a group of Helena May members gather to make handicraft for sale and commissions with the proceeds going to The Helena May's Charities of the Year.
Selected students at the Academy of Performing Arts, The Education University of Hong Kong and The Carol Bateman School of Dancing receive sponsorship from The Helena May.
The Helena May HKGGA English Conversation Badge
An annual Assessment Day for Brownies and Girl Guides is held at The Helena May where girls are assessed by native English speaking members and parents are welcome to join their daughters on the visit.
Quarterly talks are held covering health topics with a particular emphasis on women and are open to the public.