American Club Shanghai’s (ACS) 2018-2019 Philanthropic Partners

Every year the American Club Shanghai partners with philanthropies throughout Shanghai and China to help make an impact on the lives of others. This year we are proud to partner with 5 charities for fundraising efforts as shown below.

2018-19 Philanthropic Partners

Shanghai Sunrise (SHSR)


Shanghai Sunrise (SHSR) Raises funds for high school, university and college scholarships to give to Shanghai area students from poor, working families. SHSR strives for a society in which every person has access to education regardless of age, gender or wealth.

  • Statistics – Supports 300+ students annually; Operating for 22 years.
  • Donation Use – Tuition for HS and College students, student programs such as career day and meetings with sponsors
  • Volunteer Needs – Help with community outreach, sponsor relations, marketing, fundraising, event management, administration and student projects.

Heart to Heart


Heart to Heart Shanghai (H2H) Provides support and financial assistance to indigent Chinese children who require heart surgery. Also provide financial assistance to rural Chinese schools which require libraries or other essentials. 

  • Statistics -Support ~140 surgeries and 16 libraries annually; Operating for 15 years.
  • Donation Use – 100% of donations are used for children’s heart surgeries or rural school libraries.
  • Volunteer Needs – Need volunteers of all skill sets and in addition, those skilled in sewing, knitting, crocheting, working with children, managing people, marketing, and working with the public. Need networking assistance as well.

Fit Hearts


Fit Hearts 

Improves underprivileged children’s lives through sport. The aim is to increase disadvantaged youths’ participation in sport, enhance their general well being, facilitate their healthy development and improve their chance of success in life by providing physical education programs, teacher training, and donated equipment.

  • Statistics – Support 1000+ individuals annually; Operating for 1 year
  • Donation Use – accept monetary donations of any amount to help with program development. In addition, we can provide wellness programs to corporations in exchange for donations.
  • Volunteer Needs – Coaches for Kids Need Sports program. Also looking for help with marketing, social media, business development.

Educating Girls in Rural China (EGRC)


Educating Girls in Rural China (EGRC)  Provides financial sponsorship and emotional support to young women from poverty stricken rural regions of Western China to receive high school and college education.

  • Statistics -Will surpass 1000 students total this year; Operating for 13 years.
  • Donation Use – HS or college sponsorship and covers tuition and/or living expenses.
  • Volunteer Needs – Visit the girls, provide mentorship or run various training programs.

Shanghai Baby Home Healthcare


Shanghai Baby Home 

Provides very sick orphans across China with medical treatment so as to help them survive and get a beautiful future  

  • Statistics – Support 235+ children annually; Operating for 10 years
  • Donation Use – Medical treatments and daily needs
  • Volunteer Needs – to play with kids, provide massage, create handicrafts and run music class. Also need volunteers who can edit WeChat posts or good at media.