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China Care Club at Wash U

The China Care Club is a national non-profit organization with local university based chapters. The group at WashU is offering a couple of mentoring programs to our FCC Families as part of their goal of Empowering Youths.

The Dumplings group is designed for children ages 4-9 and the Chopstix mentoring program is for ages 10+.

Dumpling Group

Activities are scheduled on Friday evenings from 7pm to 8:30pm. Unless otherwise noted, all activities will take place in The Danforth University Center (DUC) on WashU's campus. Additional Info:

Registration for The Dumpling Group is for the entire 2016-17 school year.

Cost is $30 per Child, which covers craft supplies and snack for the entire 2016-17 school year.

Children are asked to bring a 'tool kit' to each meeting. The tool kit should include a pair of scissors, a glue stick or two, and a set of crayons, markers or colored pencils.

Dumpling Registration

Please complete the online registration form: 2016-17 Dumplings

Payments will be collected at the first meeting, check or cash.

2017 Fall Dumpling Schedule

Friday, February 24, 7-9pm in DUC 234

Friday, March 24, 7-9pm in DUC 234

Friday, April 14, 7-9pm in DUC 276
*please note the change of date (originally it was scheduled for 4/7)

Sunday, April 23, afternoon (exact time TBD) - Field Trip

Mentoring & Tutoring: CHOPSTIX!

Due to the success of the Dumpling Group, the WashU students are providing our FCC Families with the additional services of Mentoring; providing more of a one-on-one for older children (ideally ages 10+).

The Chopstix program is a longterm commitment, typically a 4 year commitment. Our FCC children are matched up with a incoming freshman giving them an opportunity to form a lasting bond. Before registering, please review the Chopstix Handbook, it contains details and requirements regarding the Chopstix program.

For families who are interested in joining the Chopstix program, please complete the form with the requested information and a WashU China Care member will be in contact. Applications are due by Friday, September 1, 2016.
2016-17 Chopstix Application

For those already in the program, please update your information using the Chopstix Mentee form.

The Chopstix 2016-17 year will kick off at our FCC Fall Picnic on Saturday, September 24.

Meet the Children!

In 2014-15 the club sponsored two children! Meet AnPei and ZhongHe.

Shi Kang is the little boy in China that our China Care Club friends sponsored during the 2012-13 school year.

Also, there are lots of great pictures and awesome journal entries from their summer service trips to the China Care Home in Beijing: China Care in China!

General questions regarding our FCC connection with China Care Club can be directed to:
Mary Robinson - or 314-805-8994

Information regarding the WashU China Care Club can be found at:

Questions regarding the Dumplings group can be directed to:
Mary Robinson - or 314-805-8994
Shelley Feng (WashU)-

Questions regarding the Chopstix! program can be directed to:
Kathryn Jan (WashU) -