For Georgetown Alumni that are interested in getting involved in Shanghai or China, we recommend looking into these organizations.

  • Hands On Shanghai — all types of volunteering opportunities.
  • Stepping Stones — migrant schools teaching.
  • Bean Shanghai — a volunteer/networking group for young professionals.
  • Roots and Shoots Shanghai — a environmental NGO
  • Shanghai Sunrise – Pays for high school and college education of needy, academically excellent Chinese kids w/ bad family situations. 136 8161 7871
  • Half the Sky — Volunteer for orphaned kids
  • Baobei Foundation — Funds surgeries for orphaned kids with life-threatening neurological or gastrointestinal diseases
  • Shanghai Volunteers — The largest local volunteer recruitment organization, boasting a heart-warming membership of two million pairs of helping hands, helping on local community programs. 6426 5289
  • World Wildlife Foundation — The first international conservation organization invited to work in China. Works on a broad range of projects from environmental education to panda protection. 6132 3871
  • Hope Project — China’s biggest national educational assistance program, setting up schools and funding teaching programs. 6258 3800
  • Red Cross Marrow Donation — Matches bone marrow patients with registered donors. 6275 8027
  • CereCare — Residential wellness center offering treatment and education to young children suffering from cerebral palsy. 5439 4328
  • Loving Heart Association — Educational organization that supports children with financial difficulties, disabilities, and psychological problems. 130 0321 5277
  • Soho-Ku — Founded in July 2003 by a group of disabled individuals, it strives to improve living conditions for disabled people in Shanghai. 6251 0313
  • Second Chance Animal Aid — Makes sure that our homeless fluffy friends in the city receive proper care and find a loving home. 139 1855 2425
  • Lifeline Shanghai — Provides free confidential emotional support via telephone. 6279 7943
  • Support the West — Sends recent university graduates on long-term educational, health care, or agricultural support missions to impoverished towns or villages in western China.