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Playeum is a non-profit independent organization that champions children through play and creativity, and is also an advocate and promoter of the voice and rights of children. They see children as authentic culture citizens. Through direct participation and collaborations with artists and art groups, they offer all children equal opportunities to create, express and ignite their imagination while using play to enhance social emotional learning and confidence building. They run Asia’s first Children’s Centre for Creativity currently located at the serene settings of Gillman Barracks. The Centre is opened to ALL children, where they can play freely everyday 6 days a week. For those where fees are a consideration, they have the Play-It-Forward fun where donors pay it forward. Playeum works closely with community partners such as Family Service Centres (FSCs), Children’s Home & Child Protection Services to ensure that children from disadvantaged backgrounds have the space and time to play creatively, through the support of the Play-It-Forward programme. Playeum also does social impact work with children from challenging backgrounds through high touch programmes and workshops that use play to enhance social emotional learning and confidence building. For corporates who would like to sponsor these programmes, contact us directly at [email protected]
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Theatre Practice (TTP)</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Theatre Practice (TTP) is the longest-standing professional bilingual theatre group in Singapore. In 1965, theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun and dancer/choreographer Goh Lay Kuan founded Singapore Performing Arts School, The Theatre Practice’s earliest incarnation. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Over the years, TTP continues to dedicate itself to critique life objectively; to entertain the audience respectfully; to explore new frontiers in art unceasingly through its strong repertoire of local productions and overseas works. Over the last 52 years, TTP has presented and collaborated in over 300 productions ranging from classics embodying Singapore’s diverse cultural backgrounds, to lauded Chinese musicals and experimental works focused on exploring an alternative voice in theatre. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>TTP strives to embrace the diversities of the local multicultural landscape, bringing you theatrical works which are entertaining, original and thought-provoking.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Founded in 2000 by our Artistic Director, Ivan Heng, WILD RICE is one of Singapore’s leading professional theatre companies. Our mission is to provide an open forum for the shared experience of theatre; celebrating our diversity; reflecting on the problems and possibilities of our times; and presenting productions that inspire, challenge and entertain.</span>
Science and technology play important roles in your everyday life, and the development of our nation. To promote interest, learning and creativity in science and technology, Science Centre Singapore has always created imaginative and enjoyable experiences that connect people and increased their awareness and understanding of Science. As a non-profit institution, the Centre can only achieve this mission through the strong support of donors and sponsors. We appeal to you to support our cause which has a strong national mandate. Your donations will provide immediate support for quality science and technology programmes; affecting both exhibitions and enrichment as well as outreach programmes. Gifts of all sizes are crucial to the success of our mission. Unrestricted donations will allow the Centre the flexibility to use your donations where it is most needed to support our mission.
Established on 1 September 1995 as a statutory board, NLB is an agency under the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI). NLB manages the National Library, 26 Public Libraries and the National Archives.
<h2>GrowthBeans Coaching Circle (Savoir Asia Consulting Pte Ltd)</h2>
Growthbeans Coaching Circle, a free and fortnightly session, provides a safe space for individuals to germinate confidence and self-worth, share experiences, pollinate ideas and perspectives, cultivate wisdom and skills to grow and succeed meaningfully within a community. It is the CSR arm of Savoir Asia.
Savoir Asia partners organizations to customize and deliver solutions that address their challenges. We believe in the well-being and continuous development of individuals to help their organizations succeed. Through a combination of teambuilding, training, facilitation and coaching techniques, we instil in employees a growth mindset, an enhanced self-awareness and increased collaboration, and inspire them to create actionable steps for change.
Looking For Space
<h2>Looking For Space</h2>
Looking For Space is a platform that brings people together to explore their innerselves, bring up consciouness and live a life that is fulfilling to each of them.
<h2>Youth Corps Singapore</h2>
Youth Corps Singapore is a national institution that supports young Singaporeans who are keen to serve the community. As the champion for youth volunteerism, it harnesses the energy and passion of youths to ignite positive change in the society through community service.
Bringing together Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 16 to 35, Youth Corps Singapore provides a platform for youths to learn new skills and meet like-minded peers, who aspire to go forth and create a better Singapore and a better world for all.
Ground-Up Initiative (G.U.I.) is a non-profit organisation that nurtures our people by giving them space to discover their sense of purpose, empowering them to contribute effectively towards the stewardship of our world. Our flagship programme, Balik Kampung (Malay for “return to the village”) since 2008, attracted thousands of volunteers from all walks of life and of various nationalities.
Located in Yishun, north on the island city-state of Singapore, many have come to the Kampung Kampus to experience for themselves GUI’s approach in sustainable living and a hands-on culture. Since end 2014, we have embarked to build the Kampung Kampus on 2.6 hectares of land, which represented 260 times of increase in size. GUI is building a low-carbon footprint campus and pioneering a new way of learning, strengthening communities and nurturing more grounded leaders based on our “Thinker~Warrior~Farmer” philosophy.
Find out more about Ground-Up Initiative at: <a href=”http://www.groundupinitiative.org”>www.groundupinitiative.org</a> or <a href=”http://www.facebook.com/groundupinitiative”>www.facebook.com/groundupinitiative</a>.a>.
<h2>Waterways Watch Society</h2>
A special, independent volunteer group, bringing people together to love our waters and to inspire stewardship for our environment. Our volunteers conduct weekly environmental patrols on foot, bicycle, kayaks and boats around the Marina Reservoir and in Punggol.
ACRES is a pioneering Singapore-based charity, founded by Singaporeans in 2001 with the aim of advocating for an end to animal cruelty in Asia. ACRES has six focus areas: Tackling Wildlife Crime, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Addressing Zoo Animal Welfare, Humane Education, Community Outreach and Promoting Cruelty-Free Living.
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>National Parks Board (NParks)</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>At National Parks Board (NParks), we are dedicated and committed to providing and enhancing the greenery of Singapore. Since the first Tree Planting Campaign in 1963, NParks has come a long way in greening up our island city, with 4 nature reserves and more than 300 parks sprawled across Singapore to date and still growing. Beyond building and rejuvenating green infrastructure, NParks is actively engaging the community to make green spaces an integral part of our lifestyle with initiatives such as the </span><a href=”https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardening/community-in-bloom-initiative”><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Community in Bloom</span></a><span style=”font-weight: 400;”> project and volunteering opportunities at our parks and nature reserves. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>As the lead agency in nature conservation, NParks has developed an urban biodiversity conservation model, which aims to conserve representative eco-systems in land-scarce Singapore. NParks also monitors and coordinates measures to enhance the presence of biodiversity in our urban landscape.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>From Garden City to City in a Garden, we are dedicated to the greening of Singapore and we strive to make Singapore a lush green city to live, work and play in for all.</span>
<h2><i><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>SPCA</span></i></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The SPCA is a registered non-profit animal welfare charity with IPC status, and our two main objectives are to promote kindness and prevent cruelty to animals. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Relying mainly on kind donations from the public and fundraising, the Society does not receive any government funding or grants, to support the shelter and clinic, inspectorate work and animal rescue services, as well as other initiatives such as our foster care programme, sterilisation programme for community animals, and education and outreach efforts. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Over 300 animals are taken in by the Society every month. Most of these animals are abandoned, unwanted, abused, sick/injured or lost. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>To carry out our animal welfare work, we require over S$2,400,000 annually.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>You can make a difference to the animals. </span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Oasis Second Chance Animal Shelter (OSCAS)</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Oasis Second Chance Animal Shelter (OSCAS) is a non-profit dog shelter that has been in existence since 2006. More than a hundred dogs currently reside in the shelter, all of whom were rescued from the streets or from being culled.</span>
As the cancer centre for the community, the NCCS provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary and holistic cancer care, and sees close to 130,000 patient visits each year. We partner our patients in their cancer journey towards better and longer survival, instil hope of regaining good health, and pave the way for a cancer cure. Cancer is the number 1 killer in Singapore, accounting for more than 1 in 4 deaths. You can do your bit for the community by joining us in the fight against cancer – giving cancer patients a chance to higher quality of treatment and care. Please note that in the event that the donations made for a specific purpose has no new applicable project to support after a 2-year waiting period, the Community Cancer Fund Board of Trustees reserves the right to channel these donations to the Fund’s general pool in support of its charitable objectives.
Club Rainbow (Singapore) was set up in 1992 to provide a range of comprehensive support services for the families of children who suffer from major chronic and potentially life threatening illnesses. By working closely with KKH, NUH and SGH, Club Rainbow presently helps more than 800 children and their families
<h2>Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders</h2>
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders,
is a Nobel Peace Prize awarded international, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in over 70 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. It upholds principles of neutrality, impartiality, non-discrimination and independence and adheres to medical ethics in our care. MSF provides aid ranging from surgeries, HIV/AIDS treatment, malnutrition treatment, vaccination programmes, tuberculosis (TB) treatment, mental health programmes, maternal health/pediatric care, water and sanitation and more.
<h2>St Luke’s ElderCare</h2>
St Luke’s ElderCare is placed in the continuum of care for the elderly between the community hospitals and homes. Through our current 15 centres island-wide, we deliver a full range of integrated services and programmes for our clients including maintenance day care, day rehabilitation, dementia care, nursing care, home medical and nursing care, respite care and wellness activities. These services aim to empower seniors by actively engaging them in physical and mental activities to prepare them for successful ageing in line with SLEC’s philosophy of care.
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Bright Vision Hospital</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Bright Vision Hospital is a 317-bedded community hospital offering holistic and quality care, especially to the needy, the sick, and the elderly.Our hospital provides an integrated healthcare programme for our patients’ physical and psychosocial well-being. Every year, we serve over 1,500 new patients, with majority of the patients staying with us for one to two months, and who are 61 years old and above, requiring strong psychosocial support beyond direct medical and nursing care.Our key services and facilities include: 1. Inpatient Rehabilitation Care 2. Inpatient Sub-acute Care 3. Inpatient Palliative Care 4. Inpatient Long-term Care 5. Outpatient Rehabilitation (Day Rehabilitation Centre) 6. Outpatient Services (Community and Continuing Care Clinic)</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Home Nursing Foundation</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Founded in 1976, Home Nursing Foundation is the oldest and most established charity organisation that provides home healthcare in Singapore. We deliver comprehensive care programmes that are dedicated to our patients, regardless of their income level. From nursing to medical care, to looking after patients’ social well-being and other practical needs, we bring care and support into the homes of those in need.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>We depend on the generosity of the public and organisations to provide funding to enable us to serve our patients. Our patients needs are our primary concern and your donation will go towards supporting the most needy of them. All donations to HNF qualify for 250% tax deduction. We provide tax deduction receipts for donations of $50 and above, or upon request. For more information, please visit our website at www.hnf.org.sg</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>NKF</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The NKF is a charitable organisation that provides dialysis treatment and rehabilitative care to kidney failure patients at affordable, subsidised rates. Our philosophy is to care for our patients holistically, aiming to help patients maintain a reasonable quality of life. The NKF also provides health-screening and public education services to raise the communitys awareness on the importance of renal disease prevention.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>NUHS</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>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.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer is a Singapore-based charity which focuses on saving the lives of more children with cancer by improving research, medical care and education.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Among the many illnesses and problems in the world, childhood cancer may not get the most of funds, focus and facilities. VIVA Foundation fights to put this on the agenda of institutions, by catalysing research, building state-of the-art facilities, supporting doctors and training nurses.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>VIVA Foundation believes by doing so, it will change the way childhood cancers are being diagnosed and treated throughout the region, starting with Singapore. Ultimately, this will ensure more children with cancer, regardless of geography, will have a higher chance of full recovery to live out the full potential of their lives as every child deserves a future.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Singapore Red Cross (SRC)</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is a homegrown humanitarian organisation dedicated to relieve human suffering, protect lives and dignity and respond to emergencies since 1949. Our blood donor mobilisation programme, home for the disabled, transport aid, food aid, community led action for resilience, community first aid and training derive from our mission to serve the vulnerable.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>TTSH Community Fund is the charity arm of Tan Tock Seng Hospital.</span></h2>
Since August 1995, our Fund strives to improve the quality of life of our patients and the community. We disburse over $2 million each year to keep over 100 patient-centred programmes going.
Your steady support towards our Fund helps over 2,500 needy patient cases each year, especially the elderly, in areas of medical needs that are not subsidised, or where other avenues of financial help are exhausted.
Our Fund also actively supports community health and other patient-related projects. This includes the provision of patient-care facilities and equipment, as well as supporting medical research and training to deliver better patient care.
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<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Angel Gown</span></h2>
<p class=”m_3865176804513915101MsoListParagraph”>AGS brings comfort to bereaved families who have gone through pregnancy loss or infant loss.<u></u><u></u></p>
<h2>Be Kind SG</h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Be Kind SG, a ground-up movement (GUM), aims to bring awareness to the different ways that people can contribute to make Singapore a happier and kinder place. We believe that no act of kindness is too small to make a positive impact in someone’s life.</span>
<h2>Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund</h2>
The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund provides pocket money to children from low-income families to help them through school. The children can use this money for school-related expenses, such as buying a meal during recess, paying for transport or using it to meet other schooling needs. The financial help also eases the burden of the many parents who are already struggling to feed their families on their meagre incomes. The Fund supports about 10,000 children and youth a year. Since the year 2000, the Fund has disbursed more than $55m and helped over 150,000 children and youth. STSPMF disburses the funds to needy students through participating mainstream schools and disbursing agencies such as Youth Centres, Family Service Centres (FSCs), Special Education (SPED) schools, VWOs working with persons with disability, specialised schools, Children’s Homes and PAVE. STSPMF is a charity with Institution of Public Character (IPC) status. Read more about STSPMF at www.spmf.org.sg
The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) is the national sports body for the disabled in Singapore. It is a voluntary organization that is registered with the Commissioner of Charities. SDSC is the only organization that provides a range of sports and games for all persons with disabilities at both a recreation and competitive level. SDSC firmly believes in the rehabilitative and therapeutic value of sports. Its programmes and activities underscore its guiding principle that ‘Disability Must Never Disqualify’. Thus, SDSC aspires to provide the disabled with opportunities to train, participate and excel in sports for local, regional and international competitions; to enhance the lifestyles of the disabled and integrate them into the community through recreational sports and activities; and to increase public awareness of and promote widespread support for the sporting and recreational needs of the disabled community in Singapore.
Provide more training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Support persons with disabilities and their caregivers with access to information, referral services, grants and support. Engage the family, community, stakeholders and public in enabling persons with disabilities as integral members of society.
CARE CORNER SINGAPORE – We serve over 50,000 beneficiaries annually through social services island-wide. Our services cater to children, youth, families and seniors, and reach out to the poor, needy and disadvantaged.JOIN US IN SUPPORTING THE LESS PRIVILEGED IN THE COMMUNITY!
FaithActs is registered as a charity in 2004 and a member of the Institute of a Public Character. Our mission is to “change, impact and transform lives” for the community through programmes aimed at children & youths-at-risk, needy families and seniors.
<h2>Beyond Social Service</h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Beyond serves disadvantaged young people and their families to move them beyond their problems. We want to develop young people who respect the law, value education and seek to become responsible persons. Keeping young lives on track is about building a community where they can grow, contribute and believe that they are a part of. Beyond works to build inclusive communities where young people, local neighbourhoods, and wider society, can come together to share their gifts and cooperate on resolving their issues. We value inter-organisational collaboration & will steadily expand by building networks of individuals and organisations that contribute towards our vision. We believe that our target group always benefits when more members of the community take an active interest in their well-being. </span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Singapore Children’s Society</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Singapore Children’s Society protects and nurtures children and youth of all races and religions. In 2016, the Society reached out to 74,173 children, youth and families in need. Throughout the years of Singapore’s growth and development, its services have evolved to meet the changing needs of children. Today, Children’s Society operates 11 service centres islandwide, offering services in the four categories of: Vulnerable Children Services, Children and Youth Services, Family Services, and Research and Advocacy.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Central CDC</span></h2>
Lying at the heart of Singapore, the Central Singapore Community Development Council (CDC) serves more than 975,000 residents living in Ang Mo Kio, Bishan-Toa Payoh, Jalan Besar and Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs), and Radin Mas, Potong Pasir, and Sengkang West Single Member Constituencies (SMCs). The CDC envisions a self-reliant, vibrant and inclusive Central Singapore District. It works in close partnership with schools, voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs), grassroots organisations (GROs), government and commercial agencies to fulfil its mission of assisting the needy, bonding the people and connecting the community.
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>BillionBricks</span></h2>
BillionBricks is a non-profit design and technology studio which innovates new shelter solutions for the homeless and most vulnerable communities. Our approach empowers communities to replicate our solutions on their own and to reduce dependencies on support, creating ownership and pride, and unlocking untapped potential for change.
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>CauseCorps</span></h2>
In CauseCorps, we believe in direct & measurable acts of good. We’re making small volunteering actions count in a big way. Join us to take direct action on causes you care about, through our short, low-cost missions. Meet passionate volunteers like yourself in cafes and public places around the world, to create, knit, plant, learn, and teach together, to doing good a daily habit.
Me Too! Club (MINDS)
<h2>Me Too! Club (MINDS)</h2>
Me Too! Club is a programme to enhance the social integration of people with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) through leisure and befriending activities. It is best suited for PWIDs who cannot participate in community-based services due to health reasons and/or other reasons or would prefer a less intensive programme.
Community Chest is a fund-raising and engagement arm of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). As such, their role and purpose are aligned with NCSS to ensure that every person has the opportunity to live a life of dignity to his or her fullest potential within our society. They raise funds to support social service organisations so that they can do what they are best at – caring for and serving the less advantaged. Community Chest was established in 1983 with a simple yet vital mission – to raise funds for the many social service organisations of the nation. It is about raising funds from the community for the community in need. Social service organisations supported by Community Chest are then able to do what they are best at – providing critical social service programmes to help children with special needs, youths-at-risk, adults with disabilities, frail and lonely elderly, families facing difficulties and persons with mental health issues. Over the years, Community Chest has built an enduring trust and partnership with many organisations, foundations and individuals and raised millions of much-needed dollars that enabled us to care for our beneficiaries. At the heart of it all is our Patron-in-Chief, President Tony Tan Keng Yam, who will be lending his support to our fund-raising social service organisations.
Pledge It Forward
<h2>Pledge It Forward</h2>
In February 2017, the Singapore government announced that a personal income tax rebate set at 20% of tax payable (capped at $500) will be given to all tax residents for income earned in 2016. So we thought – why not donate that savings of $500, or any amount of that, towards 51 charities that are doing an amazing job at building a stronger and more inclusive Singapore? 100% of your donations will be designated to 51 charities, who are registered as member organisations under NCSS and have IPC status. For more information on Pledge It Forward, log on to www.pledgeitforward.sg.
Me Too! Club (MINDS)
<h2>Focus on the Family</h2>
Focus on the Family Singapore is a local charity with Institution of a Public Character (IPC) status dedicated to helping families thrive. Our partners include likeminded individuals, organisations and schools. Focus develops impactful programmes – some which give broken families the opportunity to reconnect and reconcile with incarcerated fathers, and others that empower youth to be champions for Family. We also help families find breakthrough in their relationships through transformational workshops, events, resources and counselling. As one of the beneficiaries of Sports Hub Community Play Day: Season of Giving, we look forward to continuing to serve and strengthen families in Singapore.
Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in Asia Pacific.Today, we are a leading independent disaster relief agency in the region with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle.Mercy Relief provides emergency aid within 72 hours of an appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. Our longer-term sustainable development projects aim to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water and sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education.For the past decade, Mercy Relief has responded to more than 63 human tragedies with more than $33.3 million in relief across 25 countries. We have implemented more than 50 sustainable development initiatives and impacted an aggregate of over 2 million lives.
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SPD is a voluntary welfare organisation that supports people with disabilities by promoting their interest, welfare and advancement so as to develop their potential to the fullest. Through programmes and services that encompass therapy, training, assistive technology, early intervention, day care, and employment, educational and social support, we seek to enable people with disabilities to be self-reliant and independent.
REACH Community Services Society
<h2>REACH Community Services Society</h2>
REACH Community Services Society (RCSS) is a charitable organisation. They are an approved Institution of Public Character and a full member of the National Council of Social Service.
REACH Youth Service, a touch-point of REACH Community Services Society, aims to help youths uncover their hidden strengths and potential as they go through turbulent teenage years. They strive to keep every young person out of the juvenile court system and become a contributing and integrated individual in their own family and community. Their services include sports and interest-based programmes, casework and counseling; mentoring; group work and intervention programmes. More information at www.unforgotten-movement.com
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Shan You</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Shan You is a non-profit social service organisation set up in 1995 to provide professional counselling and social care services based on the guiding values of compassion, mindfulness, morality, and wisdom. Our services are available to all in the community, regardless of race, religion and ability to pay. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Shan You is a registered society and a charity with the status of Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs), and is a full member of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>With your monetary support, we will be able to continue to serve the community and our beneficiaries, building towards a caring and more resilient society!</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Sree Narayana Mission(Singapore)</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Sree Narayana Mission(Singapore) is a charitable organization founded in 1948 with IPC status. In keeping with Sree Narayana Guru’s teachings, SNM Singapore provides a wide range of social service programmes for the less privileged regardless of race,language or religion. Since its inception, it has grown into a leading voluntary welfare organization in the Integrated Long Term Care(ILTC) sector. SNM Singapore operates a 224 bed nursing home( Sree Narayana Mission Nursing Home and two Senior Care Centres for the elderly at Yishun & Woodlands). SNM Singapore also manages Meranti Home, a welfare home for male destitute individuals in need of psychiatric care. To meet the needs of the wider community, SNM Singapore provides social assistance and community outreach programmes like bursaries, financial assistance, befriending services and health screenings.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Singapore Committee for UN Women</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Singapore Committee for UN Women is a self-funded, non-governmental organisation that supports the mission of UN Women of ending violence against women through local awareness campaigns and fundraising initiatives. Both locally and regionally, we support efforts that provide women and girls with leadership development, economic independence, and lives free of violence and abuse.Right now, one in 10 women in Singapore report experiencing physical or sexual violence. Violence against women is symptomatic of the barriers to gender equality that women face at home, the workplace, and in their communities. Through our flagship campaign Help Anna our local initiatives raise awareness, change mind sets, inspire ambitions, and propose solutions to the obstacles holding women back from reaching their full potential. Help Anna promotes actions to eliminate forms of violence consistent with traditional understandings of violence against women.</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>O’Joy Care Services </span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>O’Joy Care Services is a social service organisation dedicated to promoting the psycho-emotional health of older persons, and empowering their families and caregivers to accomplish the same through a holistic perspective on wellness. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>By 2030, an estimate of 1 in 4 persons will be aged 65. To help aged persons and their caregivers cope with the many challenges they will face, we provide counselling services to alleviate emotional distress.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Complementing such services is a Ministry of Health (MOH) funded programme, COMIT, which provides all-rounded care. Details are in the section below. A preventive-care programme which offers daily arts activities and exercies, Health Oriented Ageing, has also been set up to target those aged 60 and above living in the Upper Boon Keng area. </span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>For more information on donations or how to join our volunteer programme, please visit us at our website. Our annual reports are also available there. Thank you for your support!</span>
<h2><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>MAKE-A-WISH</span></h2>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>“We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.”</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>OUR VISION</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>“To reach every medically eligible child in Singapore”</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The Singapore affiliate started this amazing journey in April 2002, and we’ve granted over 1,280 wishes. We have nine staff in our office and a pool of dedicated volunteers to help us grant wishes and raise funds for our mission. We are part of a global organisation which began in 1980 after a team of people granted the wish of a little boy called Chris in Arizona, whose dream was to be a policeman.Chris had leukaemia, and he wanted very much to experience his dream. With the help of the local police, Chris wish was granted. He had an amazing day riding in a police helicopter, sworn in as an honorary patrolman, given a specially-made uniform, and a chance to show off his motorcycling skills.</span>
<span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The people involved in his wish were so moved by the experience that they pledged to continue to “share the power of a wish”. Since the granting of Chris’ wish, the Make–A-Wish Foundation International has been responsible for making the wishes of over 415,000 children come true.</span>
FootballPlus is a football academy that focuses on the Football, Foundation and Future of every player. Through our value-based football curriculum, we impact more than 150 children in Singapore weekly, including many from low-income families. In FootballPlus, we believe that no child should be deprived of the opportunity to fulfill their potential because of a lack of finances. To do this, more than 75% of our children receive subsidies or full sponsorship to train with us.Through a focused football curriculum and an integrated values-based curriculum, we aim to impact young people so that they can grow towards their potential in life.Your donation will enable more young people, many of whom from difficult home environments to reach their full potential in life!