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Bridge the Gap with Fun and Food

Bridge the Gap with Fun and Food

17 March 2014

Who wouldn’t want to see their parents more independent and happy?

Many elderly Chinese parents would love to connect with the community and establish friendships but language and way of living becomes a barrier. What could we do?

Bridge the Gap connects Chinese parents that cannot speak English to create new friendships and share their favourite food and recipes together.

“Our goal is to empower and connect the non-English speaking elders in the community enabling them to build new friendship and relationships with other,” says Lina La, Project Director of Bridge the Gap. “This can allow them to continue having fun times together with new friends in the future with.”

“We will run quarterly activities to encourage everyone to share recipes, food and to socialise in a relaxed environment without the fear of not being about to communicate through language barrier,” says La.

The first event will be held at Cornwell Park, Greenlane from 12.30pm to 5pm on Sunday, 30th of March 2014.


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