Miaoli youth volunteer gains recognition for service to seniors

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/25
By: Kuan Rui-ping and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, March 25 (CNA) A youth volunteer in Miaoli, who set up a soup kitchen and delivers hot

Kao Hsing (高興), center.

Kao Hsing (高興), center.

meals to seniors living alone, has won an outstanding volunteer award and has also been selected to visit the United States on a youth ambassador program.

Kao Hsing (高興), a second-year student at Sanyi Senior High School who is taking culinary classes, began doing volunteer work alongside his parents since he was a child, distributing daily supplies to people in need.

Last year, Kao set up a soup kitchen, which has now more than 10 volunteers, and has been delivering food by bicycle to elderly people living alone.     [FULL  STORY]