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Willing Hearts

  • By Tong Seng Johnson  Chua · South Asia Hub, APEC

 

Willing Hearts

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.

What impact would winning have on the charity?

Winning is not our aim....we are just doing our part to help.

What impact would winning have on the employee?

Winning is not our aim....we are just doing our part to help.

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