Other Projects

imgSimon K Y Lee Hall

This is the first project of the Simon K Y Lee Foundation (“the Foundation”). In 1985, funding was provided to The University of Hong Kong (“HKU”) to establish the Simon K. Y. Lee Hall, a residential hall on campus that accommodates 300 students.

Simon K Y Lee Hall

 

hkuSimon K Y Lee HKU-UBC House

In 2010, the Foundation funded the establishment of the Simon K Y Lee HKU-UBC House, an international student residence and cultural centre at The University of British Columbia’s campus in Vancouver. The House accommodates 100 exchange students from HKU and its visiting researchers and staff, with an aim to enhance cultural exchange and increase academic partnership between the two universities.

 

imgVGH & UBC Hospital Foundation

During 1995 and 2006, the Foundation provided several grants to fund medical research in brain and nerve diseases by the Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia. An atrium was named after Dr. Simon K Y Lee in the Vancouver General Hospital.

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation

 

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Simon K Y Lee Seniors Care Home

This was a project of the United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society in

Vancouver, Canada. The Foundation contributed to a Multi-Level Care facility with 103 beds to provide residential care in a culturally appropriate setting for Chinese elderly in the city. The facility was completed and commenced service in 2001.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Simon K Y Lee Seniors Care Home

 

Other Giving

Year

Grantees and Purposes

2019

Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service, to provide elderly scarvengers with another employment alternative by training them to work in community canteens. 

2018

The Chinese Rhenish Church Hong Kong Synod, to enhance empoyment of young-olds through training and matching them with frail or single elders who need out-patient escort and home cleaning services etc. 

2018

The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf, to support hearing impaired young people to participate in a leadership summercamp in Netherlands. 

2017

Junior Chamber International Island (Hong Kong), to support elders with no flying experience to go for a trip to Taipei, paired up with tertiary institution students to promote intergenerational harmony. 

2016
The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf, to support hearing impaired young people to participate in a leadership summercamp in Denmark. 
 

2016

BLOOM Association Hong Kong, to support a reef fish survey to expand and update scientific evidence and knowledge about Hong Kong's reef fish qualitative abundance, diversity, presence, and locality
2013

Médecins Sans Frontières, to support the emergency relief work in response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines

2013

Friends of Dunhuang (HK) Limited, to sponsor the digitalization project of grotto No. 45 of the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang for future purposes in preservation, education and research 

2012

St. James Settlement, to sponsor deprived deafened elders to buy hearing aids and communicate with others again
2012

Animals Asia Foundation, to support the Dr. Dog Programme which arranges dogs to pay friendly visits to hospitals, schools and homes for the elderly and disabled etc.

2012

Summerbridge Hong Kong, to support a summer programme to provide intensive English immersion course for teenagers from deprived families

2011

Hong Kong Liver Foundation, to conduct a publicity campaign on liver donation and liver health

2009

Department of Medicine at HKU, to support a research project in relation to basic research on the action of arsenic trioxide in lung cancer

2003

HKU, to establish the Simon K. Y. Lee Endowed Professorship in Gastroenterology

2002

HKU, to support the establishment of the New Faculty Complex of the Faculty of Medicine

1999

Sunbeam Children’s Foundation, to support the establishment of a residential in Baiwan, Guangdong providing education and accommodation to local children from deprived families

1995

HKU, to support the establishment of The University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research

1995

HKU, to establish the Simon K Y Lee Digestive Disease Laboratory at the Queen Mary Hospital

1992

Lions Eye Bank of Hong Kong, to establish the first eye bank in Hong Kong, The Kung Wah Lee Eye Tissue Laboratory at the Prince of Wales Hospital