Help Disadvantaged Children as a Stepping Stones Volunteer

Do you… Speak English fluently and confidently? Enjoy interacting with children? Want to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children? Join Stepping Stones to create a better future for migrant and disadvantaged children in Shanghai. Along the way, you’ll meet like-minded volunteers from around the world and discover your inner talent for teaching … Continued

We Need You!

Not sure about you, but the descriptive sentence ‘strange and unusual times’ makes me want to throw my coffee cup…yet, here we are in strange times indeed. It’s farewell season, and this year the organization Shanghai Mamas is losing some longtime friends and supporters. We are the longest running international parent support community in Shanghai. … Continued

Shanghai Jia You!

Are you finding it hard to sit still while others are dashing around fighting the virus?  Here are a few opportunities to volunteer and help the community right now.   The Expatriate Center (TEC) is a non-profit organization registered and supported by the Shanghai municipal government to help expatriates “Build A Home Away From Home”. … Continued

Book Lovers Reunite for the Shanghai Mamas Book Swap

Shanghai booklovers reunited once again for the Shanghai Mamas Book swap event. Over 3000 books were dropped, swapped, and donated for our March event. The book swap, which was started 2 years ago at coffee morning, has exponentially grown and we love seeing the community come together for the genuine passion of reading.     … Continued

Recap | International Women’s Day Luncheon

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, Shanghai Mamas teamed up with Brits Abroad Shanghai, Shanghai Expatriate Association, Deutscher Club Shanghai and American Club Shanghai to host a luncheon to support the female leaders of tomorrow and celebrate the achievements in our international community.     Thanks for all who were able to attend the … Continued

Shanghai Charitable Organizations Round Up

Did you know that March 5th is officially known as “Learn from Lei Feng Day” (Chinese: 学雷锋日; pinyin: Xué Léi Fēng Rì)? Chinese leaders have praised Lei Feng as the personification of altruism, selflessness, and moral character for his revolutionary sacrifices… so in the spirit of Lei Feng, we have compiled a list of organizations … Continued

Shanghai Mamas at Shanghai Sunrise’s 25th Anniversary Gala

The volunteer-led charity Shanghai Sunrise celebrated its 25th anniversary with a fundraising gala on February 12th at Hyatt on the Bund. As a community partner, Shanghai Mamas helped spread the word on our channels and numerous Shanghai Mamas attended the event as guests. That evening, an impressive 93,000 RMB were raised to give disadvantaged Shanghai … Continued