We are so proud to have these key partners go above and beyond to spread the joy of giving together with us. These Movers and Shakers joined us in shaking up the local giving scene with their company’s giving initiatives that reached out to 15,000 people or were a tremendous multiplier in influencing other partners to give back.
CHARLES & KEITH
MANY DREAMS, ONE WORLD – The future of our children depends on our environmental actions today. CHARLES & KEITH collaborates with children from Club Rainbow Singapore to design an exclusive tote bag that communicates our interweaving relationship with nature and the children’s aspirations for future Earth.
Net proceeds from the sale of tote bag will be donated to Club Rainbow Singapore, supporting the children with a better quality of life and hope for the future.
COURTS Asia Limited
COURTS is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Singapore in support of the Sustainable Singapore Movement for a campaign called “Green Christmas”, involving staff volunteering, public fundraising, awareness and corporate donations to raise awareness of Habitat Singapore’s work, and the importance of having a green home by using energy or water-saving products.
Kicking off with a staff volunteer activity, 10 COURTS staff volunteers will be cleaning the home of an underprivileged family on 23rd November. Thereafter, COURTS and Habitat Singapore will hold “Green Christmas” from 4 to 10 December at the area outside COURTS Orchard entrance.
At this event, the public will be invited to build a “Habi-house” with a direct donation made and for every purchase from a select list of energy or water-saving products at COURTS Orchard store, 5% of these sales proceeds will go to Habitat Singapore.
For more details: https://www.facebook.com/event
D’Elegance International Pte Ltd
Women everywhere appreciate the common dignity of a bra for business and social occasions. But, for many women in disadvantaged communities, a bra is often unaffordable or unobtainable.
This #GivingWeek, D’Elegance will be inviting members of the public, their clients, friends, and families to join in the sorting and packing donated bras for The Uplift Project Singapore, which recycles second-hand bras to women in need.
For more details: http://bit.ly/DELEGANCE-UPLIFT
Eatigo is donating S$2 for every reservation attended with code “GIVING” from now till 30th Dec 2017! Click here to reserve now.
The full amount collected will be donated to Willing Hearts to aid them in their efforts to prepare and distribute cooked meals to the less fortunate.
Eatigo is an online restaurant reservation service with operations in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, India and Philippines. Reserve with eatigo and start enjoying discounts of up to 50% off your dining bills at over 2000 restaurant partners across the region every day.
NUHS Fund Limited is a registered charity with IPC status, and NUHkids is one of the programmes under the charity. A key objective is to assist patients undergoing treatment at NUHS entities, determined to be in need of financial assistance, with the costs of medical treatments, including the costs of the recovery process.
PET LOVERS CENTRE PTE LTD
This year, Pet Lover’s 10th Annual Pet Food Drive hopes to turn hungry and begging whines to happy and thankful tail wags. In fact, since its beginning, the amount of pet food raised to fill the bowls of hungry animals has only been growing. Thanks to both the generous contributions of pet lovers in Singapore and an increased awareness of their drive.
You can make a difference to these animals by purchasing selected brands of pet food at a special discount at your nearest Pet Lovers Centre and The Pet Safari stores between 1 December and 17 December 2017.
For more details:http://bit.ly/plf-petfood17
The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise, raiSE Ltd was set up in 2015 to develop the social enterprise sector in Singapore.
raiSE hopes to bring together the larger community of social enterprises, aspiring social entrepreneurs, supportive organizations and individuals through our various programmes, initiatives and events to help build a vibrant social enterprise sector.
Through our work within our social enterprise family and our growing networks, our goal is for the local social enterprise sector to be an active part of a more caring and inclusive society in Singapore.
Volunteering is deeply entrenched in the Standard Chartered Bank (“the Bank”)’s culture.
The Bank creates a volunteer-friendly environment by giving all staff three days paid leave annually to volunteer in community programmes related to health, youth, education, and in Singapore context, the elderly as well.
For Giving Week 2017, Standard Chartered Bank will be organising activities like a Christmas party and rock climbing with children, outings for the elderly and intellectually disabled, as well as packing food rations for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
For Giving Week, the Bank has donated a Liverpool jersey that has been autographed by Jurgen Klopp, in hope to raise funds for Football Plus and help children from the low-income families fulfil their football aspirations.
The Bank will also be supporting Brahm Centre at the upcoming Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon to help raise awareness on individual well-being.
The Timbre Group and NUHS Fund Limited have come together to raise funds for needy children receiving medical treatment from the Department of Paediatrics at the National University Hospital. Diners are encouraged to round up their bills to the nearest $10, with the difference going to charity.
Every dollar raised will be matched by the Timbre Group and the campaign targets to raise $100,000. Support the children by just rounding up your bills to the nearest $10. You can also tag yourself and your friends or families at these Timbre outlets with the hastag of #RoundUpLah.
Changi Airport Group (S) Pte Ltd
Changi Airport Group will be helping to spread the goodness through the screening of selected City of Good videos and the Giving Week video via their One-Changi TVs. They have about 30 TV screens located in their terminals (at staff entrances/ lounges, and in some office spaces). They leverage this platform to outreach to the general airport community and hope that these videos can also raise awareness towards volunteerism and giving.
Metta Welfare Association will also join them in their Sanrio-themed Christmas event in Changi Airport! On selected days, Metta will be facilitating Christmas-themed batik art activity sessions as well as selling their handicrafts at the Terminal 3 Departure Hall Check-in Row 11.
In addition, Changi Airport Group staff who make a donation, from 1 November to 31 December 2017, to their supported cause via Giving.sg gets their goodness doubled this giving season! Changi Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Changi Airport Group, will match the donations dollar-for-dollar and direct this donation to disadvantaged youth cases through Community Chest.
Dream Academy® is the leading privately-owned commercial theatre company in Singapore, producing high quality shows with their unique brand of satire, irony and heart. Dream Academy® continues to be a creative trail-blazer with well-loved household show brands and characters like the Dim Sum Dollies®, Broadway Beng®, Happy Ever Laugther®, Crazy Christmas®, and their newest hit, Meenah and Cheenah. It belongs to that premiere band of companies that reaches an enormously diverse audience, many of whom are stepping into the theatre for the first time. They did this successfully by simply daring to be different!
During this season of giving, FairPrice Online is collaborating with the Boys’ Brigade for their Share-a-Gift campaign. Celebrating 30 Years of Giving, The Boys’ Brigade Share-a-Gift (BBSG) is a national community service project that promotes the spirit of caring and sharing among Singaporeans during Christmas. Reaching out to more than 42,000 beneficiaries this year, the project appeals for donations of food items that includes halal canned food, rice, instant noodles, beverages, biscuits, cooking oil and condiments. Donors can donate at 12 selected NTUC FairPrice stores and FairPrice Online.
MINISO SG PTE. LTD.
MINISO, a Japan-based designer brand, was co-founded by Japanese designer Mr. Miyake Junya and Chinese young entrepreneur Mr. Ye Guofu in Tokyo, Japan. The brand dedicates itself to providing customers with products of “high quality, competitive price and creativity”. MINISO is loved by their consumers as they update their high quality and creative products on a weekly basis and yet remain affordably priced.
Miniso believes in the life philosophy of “simplicity, nature and good quality”, positioning its brand as “returning to the nature”. In collaboration with WWF – Singapore , MINISO will support the Earth Hour movement by donating $1 for every tote bag sold this Giving Week – “Save the Earth One Bag at a Time”.
Come by Millenia Walk (on Level 2) on 1 Dec from 10am – 4pm and give the gift of life! Make a blood donation at the Red Cross blood drive and save the lives of many. Giving can be simple. Be a hero this Giving Week.
RCMA Asia Pte. Ltd. Is part of RCMA Group that focused on commodities and supply chain management. The group is strategically partnered with producers/consumers offering unrivalled value in international commodity market. Bali Sports Foundation remain RCMA’s main CSR commitment.
Singapore Red Cross Society
The Singapore Red Cross was appointed the National Blood Donor Recruiter in 2001. Together with our partner-in-service, the Blood Services Group of the Health Sciences Authority, we aim to collect sufficient safe blood for the national transfusion needs.
We focus on three main functions in the National Blood Programme:
Recruitment, Retention and Recognition of blood donors
Promotion and Education on the importance of blood donation
Organisation of bloodmobile drives in the community
We also recruit, train and manage a pool of volunteers to support our outreach programmes to raise awareness about blood donation, provide routine blood donor care at collection centres. We are also always ready for donor management support in times of emergencies and disasters.
United Overseas Bank
For the first time in Singapore, United Overseas Bank (UOB), a champion of corporate giving wishes to encourage their customers to give back via PayNow, an electronic fund transfer service that allows you to transfer and receive funds using your mobile number. Adopting SPD as UOB’s official beneficiary for Giving Week 2017, you can now donate towards SPD’s programmes to support children with special needs and disabilities. Donations to SPD can be made through all PayNow participating banks, but only donations above S$20 through UOB PayNow will be entitled to tax rebates. UOB will also match all customers’ donation, up to S$100,000. To make a donation to SPD’s children and education programmes, make a PayNow transfer to 8228 2228 between 23 November 2017 – 21 December 2017. For more details: www.uob.com.sg/paynowforacause
Unlisted Collection is an umbrella brand that binds boutique hotels and restaurants in the cosmopolitan cities of Singapore, Shanghai, London and Sydney. The Unlisted Collection: group is set up by renowned hotelier and restaurateur Loh Lik Peng. As a homegrown enterprise, it is our belief that we all can play a role and every little bit counts. To affirm this conviction, this year, The Unlisted Collection: group of locally-based restaurants will be donating $1 from every beverage sold to TODAY Enable Fund to provide financial aid for those with disabilities to help them reach their full potential through education and opportunity.
In partnership with 7 participating corporate partners and SECDC, IMDA and NVPC, Changi Business Park Gives project will include:
- A series of about 30 digital clinics benefitting over 1,000 senior citizens across the year to enhance their proficiency in interacting and transacting on their mobile phones.
- A grant-a-wish program where participating companies fulfil 700 wishes from charity organisations and students from underprivileged families.
- A cash donation drive through the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre’s Giving.sg web page for The Social Co.’s Pledge It Forward Campaign where funds collected will be distributed evenly to 51 pre-selected underserved social service organisations in Singapore.
Naiise is a curated online destination for original, well-designed products and daily design inspiration. Based in Singapore and shipping internationally, Naiise is one of the fastest growing design retailers locally and currently stocks more than 15,000 products from 890+ emerging and established brands from Singapore and around the world. Naiise has generously provided Cause Corp and BeKind SG venue spaces to conduct micro-volunteering activities at their outlets.
To scale the reach under the Giving Week (GW) initiatives, Peatix will offer preferential rate on our fees for organisers to run events as part of GW. And Peatix will donate 50c for every paid ticket under GW to Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2). Should we reach our target or getting 15 organisers from our community to run events on GW, we will also do a film screening for beneficiaries of TWC2