Hike across England 2012

Chris and Tony Collins, Ben’s aunt and uncle, will be traversing England with a group of friends in 2012 – all proceeds raised by the hiking group will go to the Foundation.

Ben Kende in St John’s College Weekly Newsletter

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Go Dry For Ben! 2012

              Currently there is an ongoing event for Ben Kende called ‘Go Dry For Ben’. The Go Dry for Ben charity campaign was set up in aid of the Ben Kende Foundation. Supported by Laxton Marketing, the HKRFU Charitable Trust along with Peter & Jenny Kende the event encourages participants to not drink alcohol for […]


An incredible outdoor adventure of kayaking, swimming, and outdoor fun, held in Lorne, Victoria, Australia on Dec 4, 2011 In Lorne Victoria, organized by the amazing Peter McMahon!

Leading spinal recovery centres in the USA

by Jennifer Bovard I visited two leading spinal recovery centres in the USA on behalf of the Ben Kende Foundation in November 2011:- KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE “For many years, conventional wisdom held that most improvement from spinal cord injury occurred in the first six months of recovery, and that improvement was virtually impossible after two […]

Discovery Bay 10K Run for Charity, 13 Nov 2011

  This annual Fun Run was organized by the dynamic Kobe Ameye, with a full entourage of enthusiastic runners racing across Discovery Bay, Hong Kong – a very successful and enjoyable day!  www.dbrunforcharity.org

Ben’s Blog

5 January 2014 After a great New Year’s Eve, I wandered down to the HKFC to catch as much of the heralded New Years youth rugby tournament, which was one of the year’s pinnacle rugby events as a youth growing up in Hong Kong. There was som great rugby on display and it was good […]

Young spinal victim set to see his All Black idols

John Carney john.carney@scmp.com One spectator from Hong Kong will savour the occasion more than anyone else when New Zealand and Australia take to the pitch today in a rugby union World Cup semi-final at Eden Park in Auckland. Sixteen-year-old Adam Prentice was elated when he got tickets for some early World Cup pool matches as […]

Ben Kende Black and White Ball in Hong Kong

The Ben Kende Black & White Ball was a stunning event held at the Hong Kong Football Club on September 24, 2011. Guest speaker Sam Bailey dazzled the audience with his own personal tales of life as a quadriplegic in outback Australia; Rhys Evans entertained the audience with his Welsh tunes, and a live auction […]

Trivia Night and Silent Auction, September 2011

This event was held in Sydney, Australia and orchestrated by Amy Hulme, Ben’s cousin. Amy single handedly organized the trivia questions and a selection of exciting prizes, and a great night was had by all!