Hong Kong Restaurants, Brands And Events Supporting Australian Bushfire Relief
Feather & Bone
On Saturday January 25 from 12-5pm, Feather & Bone Mid-Levels will be throwing a rooftop party to celebrate Australia Day and will donate $200 from every ticket sold to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service. Enjoy free-flow Australian wine, beer and sausages and sip on gin and tonics to the sound of Triple J’s Hottest 100 Countdown.
Feather & Bone, G/F, 38 Shelley Street, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, +852 2179 6211; featherandbone.com.hk
Calling all Supabowlers! The acai cafe has created a special “Aussie Bowl” in order to raise awareness about the Australian bushfire and will be donating 30% of the bowls' profits to an organisation of the Supabowlers’ choice. The Aussie bowl is topped with bananas, strawberries, blueberries and white dragon fruit—to match the colours of the Australian flag—and is sprinkled with coco chips and little chocolate Koala bear cookies.
Supabowl, Shop A1, 5 Swatow Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 3565 4379; supabowlhk.com
Those looking for a taste of Australia flock to NINETYs for its Australian-style brunch and specialty coffee. For this month only, the cafe will be donating HK$1 from each cup of coffee purchased to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. For those who do not have time to stop by the shop but wish to participate, NINETYs has included a link to the Red Cross donation page on their social media post.
NINETYs, various locations
Little Creatures Brewery is always one to stand up and offer support to various communities. This time, the Kennedy Town brewery is extending a hand to the little creatures that are in trouble by donating 100% of the sales of its newest beer—The Beergroni—to Australia's largest wildlife rescue organisation: WIRES Wildlife Rescue until January 19.
Little Creatures, 5A New Praya Kennedy Town, Sai Wan, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 2833 5611; littlecreatures.hk
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Next time you’re in need of an afternoon pick me up, head over to the nearest Coffee Academics near you. The specialty coffee chain is spreading the love with its new non-profit subsidiary—TCA Connect—which will be donating HK$3 per cup of single origin hand pours purchased at any Coffee Academics to WIRES Wildlife Rescue.
Coffee Academics, various locations
South Stream Market
Online grocer South Stream Market sells some of the best quality meats and seafood—much of which comes jet fresh from Australia. From now until January 31, they will be donating HK$10 from every sale to WWF Australia. There's no better place to stock up for your Chinese New Year feasts and/or Australia Day BBQ.
Shop now at southstreammarket.com
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Local designer Juan-Carlos Aquino will be donating 100% of online sales profits from his brand, Carlo Carlo, to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief until January 17.
Shop now at carlocarlo.com
Sweat + Yoga
Members of the fitness community have come together to create Sweat + Yoga on Sunday, January 26 from 10am until 12pm at Tamar Park for just HK$200 per head. With a goal to raise HK$20,000, all cash and any additional donations will go to the Salvation Army to assist with bushfire relief.
Sign up here
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Run for a good cause as global initiative "Relief Run" rallies people around the world to donate to those devastated by this disaster. Organised by Urban Active and Spartan Race Hong Kong, Hongkongers can do their part by signing up to run from Cyberport to the Hong Kong Observation Wheel in Central, with all proceeds going towards the Australian Red Cross. The run will take place this Saturday, January 18 at 7:30am.
Sign up at reliefrun.com.au
FlexFam for Australia
As they say, no good deed goes unrewarded. Such is the case with Flex Studios. Donate money to WIRES Wildlife Rescue and in return, for every HK$380 you donate you'll get a group class for free. For every HK$485 you donate, you'll get a Trio class for free.
Make your online donation here
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