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  • We’ve fully embraced the festive season here at MCF. From Christmas fairs to Christmas crafts, there’s no doubt it’s Christmas here in Beijing! We’ve had so much fun recently co-hosting two Christmas events; Carols for a Cause with the Riviera, and the 2017 Christmas Bazaar with BCIS. You can read more about both events here […]

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  • Sticking to the festive theme, we had another Christmas fair on Saturday. This time it was the 2017 Christmas Bazaar at Beijing City International School’s (BCIS) Main Campus. It was our sixth time hosting this event with BCIS and it did notdisappoint. It was jam-packed with a whopping 70 stalls and over 2,000 attendees in total. […]

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  • At MCF we’ve had a busy couple of weeks making sure that Beijing is ready for the festive period. We started by organising the joint MCF and Riviera Christmas Fayre which was held last Saturday (26th November). MCF and the Riviera are no strangers, and it was in fact our third time holding the Carols […]

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  • We started this month by having a well-deserved brew and a biscuit at British Beijing’s Morning Cuppa event. We were the supported charity, which meant we got to spill the beans on the exciting things we’ve got planned for the future. We’re keeping ourselves extra busy at the moment, as we teach not one, not […]

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  • Lorna spent her day meeting lots of interesting people- David Beckham, Zhang Yimou, and Usain Bolt. What?! You don’t believe me? Fine, she was actually at a meeting at Madame Tussauds In Beijing, but a very fruitful one it was (and probably the most fun she’s ever had at a meeting!). She met with Teddy, […]

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  • CandleX is a great local organisation that offers support to people with mental health issues. They’re currently looking for a place to host their Rooftop Yoga sessions that help raise money for their mental health projects. If you think you can help message Lorna or email them. Thank you!

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  • Our volunteers, Caroline and Mujin, had a great day at the Beijing flea Market at the Bookworm yesterday, selling goods to raise money for MCF and speaking to lots of interested folk. Thank you both for all your hard work and thank you to Julia and the team for letting us join in.

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  • MCF will be at the Bookworm Flea Market on Saturday 16th July from 11-5, come see us and say hello to Mujin and Caroline, two of our lovely volunteers, who’ll be manning our stall.

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  • Helen met Peng Changyu today, a 4-year-old boy who experienced complications at birth and is completely deaf. Specialists at the Beijing United Hospital have examined him, diagnosed his condition and recommended he have an operation. There is an opportunity here to make a big difference to this child’s life and because of this MCF is […]

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  • Two doctors from Globalcare visited one school today to follow up with parents after their children’s health checks a couple of weeks ago. They hand out reports, go through them with the parents and then answer questions. All this is thanks to the MCF health check project, Globalcare and supporters such as The British School […]

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