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Roundabout is a super well-established, Beijing-based, volunteer-run social enterprise. They operate two different retail store locations in Chaoyang District, and regularly throw hip popup store events around Beijing. Proceeds go to support dozens of worth-while causes and charities throughout China and beyond.

Updated: August 2019

Image credits: Roundabout [1] [2] , The Beijinger [1] [2]

Volunteer opportunities ❤️

Hot pink is in this season! Roundabout’s fashion-forward apron is a badge of honor in Beijing’s volunteer community — helping people in need, and looking good doing it!

Can you see yourself pretty in pink? Check out how you can support Roundabout.

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Keep up-to-date on Roundabout’s latest and greatest

Updated: August 2019

Get a monthly summary of all the awesome things Roundabout’s up to — delivered straight to your inbox! The newsletter includes:

Upcoming opportunities to help out, local events you can join, personal stories of people in need, recaps on recent fundraisers, thank you notes to contributors, and more!

To sign up, simply head over to Roundabout’s newsletter page, and enter your email address. Simple as pie, cute as a cupcake!

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Make a difference to the lives of those less fortunate

Updated: August 2019

Imagine the difference you could make — chipping in to organize a book fair or flea market, helping children learn the value of helping others, offering a generous donation, or any of the other exciting things Roundabout has to offer.

Roundabout offers various unique volunteer opportunities, and is now looking for new volunteers to join the family! After initial training, hours are flexible depending on what works for you.

To learn more, visit Roundabout’s volunteer page and click the “apply to volunteer” button at the bottom.

Contact ☎️

Phone: 137-187-77761
WeChat: Roundabout666
Chinese Directions: View on Baidu Maps
English Directions: View on Google Maps
Chinese Address: 北京市朝阳区香江北路2号观唐广场
Pinyin Address: Beijing, Chaoyang District, No. 2 Xiangjiang Bei Lu, Cathay View Plaza

People 😎

Meet the kind-hearted people who've made Roundabout what it is today. Reach out for a friendly chat to learn how you can help.

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Becky Wang
Top Leader

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Mary Kate Brown
Top Leader

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Lili Zhou
Volunteer Liason

Mission 🙏

Over 10 years ago, Roundabout got its start as the first-ever charity store in China. Fast forward to today, they’re a well-respected player in Beijing’s volunteer community — supporting dozens of charitable organizations in Beijing and China and beyond.

You’ve probably already heard about Roundabout’s trendy popup events around town — selling books and other donated items to support people in need. If you’re not in Beijing, they even run a convenient online shop via their WeChat account, where you can purchase useful electronics, home accessories, or toys. Proceeds cover overhead costs, and the rest goes to people who need it.

What doesn’t come from sales comes from supporters’ generous donations. Every RMB donated goes directly to help people in need.

Roundabout is a majority female-run organization. Did somebody say…? #GIRLBOSS

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