A physician and a member of the Toronto Chinese Presbyterian Church. He has great passion for development in China. His love and concerns for his fellow countrymen has led him to join medical missionary trips to numerous Asian countries. In 2005, Dr. and Mrs. Ho led a CRRS vision team to Guangxi to inspect the Basic Education Program.
An executive at a medical clinic and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. Kathy has made several trips to Guangxi since 2002 and has witnessed the tremendous need for education for the children in rural China. Inspired by the love of Christ, she wants to bring warmth and hope to the poor in China. Kathy wishes for CRRS to act as a bridge for Chinese Canadians to reach out to their ancestral homeland.
A financial executive and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. Grace has been participating in the CRRS ministry since 2000. Her involvement over the years has brought her immense joy. With the dedicated work of Grace and her fellow members, the Toronto Chapter has achieved many successful fundraising events, bringing better education and brighter future for many who are in need.
An insurance brokerage owner and a member of the Markham Chinese Baptist Church. During a visit to Sichuan in the late 2000s, Alfred witnessed the hardship that children have to face in order to get an education. He started to sponsor the Basic Education Program in 2002 and became a Committee Member in 2003. Alfred paid many visits to the schools in Guangxi, Shanghai and the rural areas of Yunnan. He is the favourite ‘Uncle Mui’ and good friend of many students.
An accountant and a member of the Markham Chinese Baptist Church. Since 2003, Betty has been a member of the fundraising team of the Toronto Chapter. She deeply understands the meaning of ‘the Blessing of Giving’ and she is amazed that even the smallest donations can bring significant improvement in the lives of students and teachers.
A pharmaceutical executive and a member of the Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church, Charles’ involvement with CRRS began in 2010 through the annual fundraising event. In 2012, he travelled to GuangXi, China, as part of the CRRS vision team in May and November, and again in July 2013 as part of the Project Shine team in teaching English. The cycle of poverty and the challenges of everyday life are obvious in the many rural areas. Education is a simple and an effective means of breaking the cycle of poverty. Showing how we love and care for them through the initiatives of CRRS is the right thing to do.
A chiropractor and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. He has been involved with CRRS since 2000. Joseph believes that the mission of CRRS is not only to improve the education and living standards of the underprivileged students in China, but to foster love and care among all.
A retired entrepreneur, former financial executive and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. Faith is now a dedicated volunteer who is passionate about improving the quality of life for the young and the elderly. She focuses her efforts on developing the whole person: the body-mind-spirit. Faith believes that education will give the rural children dignity and purpose, and that love will nurture a spirit of caring and generosity in them.
A professional engineer and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. He began his involvement in CRRS after the 2003 fundraising event. He was touched after learning the adverse condition of many students, who must walk daily for hours to go to school in Guangxi. Daniel believes that living standards can only be changed by first improving education of the children.
A retired school principal and a member of the Toronto Christian Community Church. Her involvement in the Toronto Chapter began after attending the 2008 fundraising event. She was instrumental in initiating a successful English Teacher Training Program during her visit to Guangxi in 2009. Rebecca hopes to bring her rich experience in education to improve the standard of teaching in Guangxi.
A retired professional engineer and a member of the Toronto Christian Community Church. Stan was deeply touched by the plight of the poor children during a visit to Guangxi in 2009. He believes strongly that the source of happiness lies in helping people in need, especially those who are poor and powerless in China.
A retired teacher and a member of the Richmond Hill Christian Community Church. In 2001, Elsa started volunteering at the Society and experienced the love that her fellow members have in Christ. The hope brought to the children through the different education projects serves as a great motivation for her to spread the message of Christ’s love.