Main aim of the charity
A secular, non-affiliated charity, Willing Hearts is wholly run by volunteers, apart from a handful of staff. It operates a soup kitchen that prepares, cooks and distributes about 5,000 daily meals to over 40 locations island wide, 365 days a year. Beneficiaries include the elderly, the disabled, low income families, children from single parent families or otherwise poverty stricken families, and migrant workers in Singapore.
Willing Hearts is a registered as a society with the Ministry of Home Affairs since February 2005 and as a charity with the Ministry of Ministry of Social and Family Development since December 2008.
In addition, Willing Hearts extends the following services to its beneficiaries:
– Dental Care
– Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatments
– Optical Care
– Legal Aid
– Tuition Services for needy Primary school-going children
– Bereavement Services
How the employee got involved and why
The team wanted to be involve in a regular charity work.
What work does the employee do for charity?
To deliver food (meals) to the underprivileged, the needy, and other marginalized members in Singapore once a month.