龍耳簡史 Silence History

2008年7月 龍耳正式註冊成立。
Silence was established and registered as a charity group.

2009年3月1日 參與大角咀廟會義賣,成功籌得第一筆營運經費$4433。
Participated in Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair charity bazaar and raised HK$4,433 as Silence’s start-up funding.

2009年11月 主辦「聽說」電影慈善首映,藉此喚起巿民對聾人及弱聽人士的關注。
Sponsored “Hear Say”, a charity movie premiere event with aim to raise public awareness for the deaf and hard of hearing person.

2010年 舉辦「細聽我心聲」徵文比賽,邀請聾人及弱聽學生及成人分享其成長歷程。得奬作品結集出版「細聽我心聲」文集。
Sponsored an essay competition “Listen to my Heart” and invited all concerned to share their experience.  Winning entries were then published in the “Listen to my Heart” literary magazine.加入成為社聯會員,並透過惠施網向公眾公開財務狀況,以助監察。
Became a member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and published audited financial reports on the internet to improve financial controls and transparencies.

2010年 為社企民間高峰會‏指定手語翻譯機構。

2010年10月 「香港影視明星體育協會慈善基金」成功申請參民政事務總署推行之「伙伴倡自強」社區協作計劃,開設「樂農」素食餐館,聘用聾人及弱聽人士,本會為其協作機構,負責為餐廳招聘聾人及弱聽人士及為他們提供就業支援,並協助餐廳管理聾人及弱聽員工,提供意見,致力締造聾健共融工作間。
The Hong Kong Movie Star Sports Association Charities Fund successfully applied for a start up grant from the HK Homes Affairs Department.  Proceed went towards the opening of “Happy Veggies”, a vegetarian restaurant that hires deaf and hard of hearing as its social goal.  Silence is one of the working partners with the Association, responsible for recruitment and management of its employees to create a harmonious working environment.

2011年 加入iDonate,成為被監察的機構之一。
Joined iDonate and became one of the organizations under its monitoring.

2011年3月 龍耳獲稅局認可為慈善團體,參考編號91/10541。
IRD recognized Silence as charity, reference number 91/10541.

2011年7月 「龍耳」獲房屋署以及社會福利署批出白田公屋單位作為服務中心,並獲南華早報及香港電台合辦的「聖誕愛心大行動」資助,聘請全職員工,結束遊牧形式的服務。
Received joint sponsorship from the Hong Kong Housing Authority and Social Welfare Department and opened its service center in the Pak Tin Public Housing Estate.  Received operating grant from Operations Santa Claus (supported by SCMP and RTHK) and hired full time staff and settle into the Pak Tin service center.

2011年7月 「龍耳」獲房屋署以及社會福利署批出白田公屋單位作為服務中心,並獲南華早報及香港電台合辦的「聖誕愛心大行動」資助,聘請全職員工,結束遊牧形式的服務。
Received joint sponsorship from the Hong Kong Housing Authority and Social Welfare Department and opened its service center in the Pak Tin Public Housing Estate. Received operating grant from Operations Santa Claus (supported by SCMP and RTHK) and hired full time staff and settle into the Pak Tin service center.

2011年7月 於特首選舉辯論大會提供手語翻譯服務。

2012年 草蜢與龍耳聾人及弱聽設計師合作設計T-shirt義賣籌款。

2013年 出版製作【用心聽 聾健共融】通識教材套。

2013年 首創聾人及弱聽父母家庭服務。

2013年4月 龍耳成為公益金機構會員。
Silence being member of Community Chest.

2014年 首創即時手語講波,於世界盃期間為奧海城提供手語講波服務。

2015年 設立首個網上聾人電視台 – Silence TV 龍耳電視。

2015年 首個機構於 Rugby 7 賽事期間,為NOW TV提供手語翻譯服務。