If you haven’t heard of the Magic Hospital, it’s a local organization whose goal it is to provide disadvantaged children with the chance to live a happy, healthy life. They work with local children’s hospitals, striving to improve conditions while following a firm mandate that laughter really is the best medicine. Magic Hospital relies heavily on volunteers to help them make a difference. They are currently looking for some volunteers for upcoming events:
Beijing City International School (BCIS) are having a Spring Fair. It is the school’s biggest annual event and Magic Hospital has been invited to have a tent. We will be organising a fun activity for the children and a stall to sell Magic Hospital merchandise. We are looking for volunteers to run the Magic Hospital stall and activity, and need two volunteers at any one time for both sections. Date : Saturday 14th May Time: Set-up 10am and pack-up by 3pm Place: BCIS near Guo Mao More details to come when you volunteer
Embassy House Bazaar We have a table to represent Magic Hospital (MH) and sell the MH merchandise and offer out information/brochures/stickers to those who are interested. Date: Tuesday 31st May Time: Set up 8.30am and pack up 4pm Place: Embassy House 18 Dongzhimenwai xiao jie Dongcheng More details to come when you volunteer.
Music Enrichment Program Magic Hospital are reviving the Music Enrichment program. This is an exciting program for people who have some basic musical background. This program will provide a weekly music class to children ages 9-12 at a migrant school located on the outskirts of Beijing. Classes are structured to introduce the children to different types of music and musical instruments, develop their singing voices and musicality, introduce them to basic music theory and give them the opportunity to play percussion and other simple instruments. The ultimate goal is give the children a wider understanding and appreciation of music. We will sing and dance, play music, talk about music and make music!
Also, Magic Hospital is looking for volunteers who are willing to commit one or two Saturdays per month. If interested, inquire by emailing Janice.morrell@magichospital.
Furthermore, applications are being accepted for the position of China Director of Magic Hospital. If interested, inquire by emailing Janice.morrell@magichospital.
Magic Hospital’s has been turning hospitals into pleasant places for children since 2003. They started with two clowns and dream. Steadily, they have grown, all while staying true to their core belief: that all children are entitled to take their place in this world with self worth, a healthy self-esteem and confidence.