Using arts to bring everyone together

FIFTEEN groups of students from special education schools partnered mainstream schools and organisations to put up a 90-minute performance that ran the gamut from aikido to circus arts at Resorts World Theatre on Nov 10.

Part of the job

RAYMOND Tai works at an MNC that is known for its eponymous software product. But the central marketing lead, Microsoft Singapore, does more than clock in the hours at the office.The company is big on serving the community, especially the underserved, and has organised numerous corporate social...

Business of doing good

FROM a telecommunications company to a consumer goods firm, the organisations featured here have diverse skill sets, backgrounds and industry knowledge. However, there is a common thread that pulls them together: They view corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a crucial component of their...

CapitaLand contributes S$40,000 to China school

CAPITALAND, through its philanthropic arm, CapitaLand Hope Foundation (CHF), has contributed about S$40,000 during its 26th International Volunteer Expedition (IVE) to CapitaLand Zhongxiang Hope School.

1,900 participants give a boost to Pink Ribbon Walk

BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION (BCF) launched Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) on Oct 6 with the Pink Ribbon Walk 2018.

Call to stop companies using animals for cosmetic testing

THE Body Shop and Cruelty Free International - a leading organisation that is working to stop animal testing - garnered 8.3 million signatures against cosmetic animal testing and presented it to the United Nations Headquarters on Oct 4.

Fur-ever friends

World Animal Day is on Oct 4 and four animal lovers have a common message - adopt, and give the furry friends a forever home.

Sweet on agility

SITTING across the table at St Marc's cafe and enjoying a chocolate croissant, Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, laughs and says: "I like to say I eat 50kg of chocolate every year." ...

Technology as a means to access justice

WONGPARTNERSHIP LLP collaborated with Alt+Law - an interest group formed by National University of Singapore Law students - to organise the first ever LegalTech competition, Code for a Cause.

Book 'em

THERE were more cars than usual parked outside Mandarin Oriental Hotel two Saturdays ago.

DBS awards S$1.25m to 12 social enterprises in Asia

DBS Foundation on Wednesday awarded S$1.25 million to 12 social enterprises in Asia as part of its 2018 Social Enterprise Grant Programme.

Technology harnessed for solutions to caring for seniors

TECHNOLOGY-based solutions were coralled by the finalists of a competition aimed at coming up with solutions to meet the needs of Singapore seniors and their caregivers.

NP raises S$22k to help rebuild villages in Lombok

ON THE evening of July 29, a news article about the Lombok earthquake caught the attention of Tan Yilin, a final year product design & innovation student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP).

OCBC joins AWWA in battle against dementia

OCBC Bank has partnered AWWA under its #OCBCCares programme to design a holistic programme to tackle dementia.

Marina Bay Sands to donate S$580k to local charities

MARINA Bay Sands is set to contribute S$580,000 to help those with special needs and disadvantaged backgrounds in Singapore.

Colourful works of the mind

SHOPPERS at Marina Bay Link Mall and Tampines Hub were treated to a myriad of colours from July 16-20 and July 21 respectively.

Running for a good cause

WEDNESDAY morning at Silver Leaf, Gardens by the Bay, was abuzz with activity.

When social impact and healthy returns go hand-in-hand

"THE first level of charity is monetary donation. The second level is to experience it (volunteer work). The third level is to equip the beneficiaries with a skill set. The fourth level, and the highest tier, is to create a movement. Build on the skill set that the beneficiaries are equipped...

AkzoNobel celebrates the power of colour - in useful fashion

AKZONOBEL, being in the paint and coating sector, wants to brighten homes and make cities more vibrant with the power of colour.

Dishing out second chances

HCSA Academy Culinary Training Centre, the latest programme by HCSA Community Services (HSCA), aims to empower its beneficiaries and vulnerable individuals with the professional skills required to secure stable employment in the F&B sector.

Look good, feel good, do good

COSMETICS retailer Lush - which sells products that range from fizzing bath bombs to shower jellies - is in the business of helping customers feel good and do good at the same time.

Helping to build a more caring and inclusive community

MORE than 200 households at Bukit Batok West received red packets and festive packs worth S$30 each on Feb 11.

Needy bag 'blessings and joy' this CNY

UNDERPRIVILEDGED seniors and families had an early start to the Chinese New Year festivities with over 6,000 fu dais - "bags of blessings and joy" - distributed islandwide from Feb 2-3. ...

Spreading festive cheer through healthier food packs

FOR breadwinner Vimaladelvi D/O Lochumuman, undergoing a ligament surgery and being out of action for six months meant minimising the family's expenditure and rationing food at times to get through the month. ...

Creating 'sweet' memories for the seniors

A GROUP of 50 elderly people decked out in chef's attire, preparing butter cookies and pineapple tarts under the watchful eye of pastry chef Jason Goh. ...