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Bully-Free Roadshow 2015

Children’s Society is hitting the road to power real action against bullying. As part of its Bully-Free Programme, it will hold its inaugural Bully-Free Roadshow at Jurong Point’s outdoor sheltered space on 21 and 22 August 2015, from noon until 9pm and from 10am to 9pm respectively.

Through the Roadshow, the Society hopes to increase public awareness on the importance of preventing bullying among children and youth, as well as about the Society’s Bully-Free Programme. It also hopes that pledge booths and social media platforms will help the anti-bullying message get further.

Join us in being an advocate for a bully-free environment and an agent for change.

#BullyFreeSG

For more information, email us at bullyfree.sg@childrensociety.org.sg or call 6276 5077.

 

A Little Kindness, Lots of Joy! – Children’s Day 2015

A little help goes a long way – and no one is too young to help.

This Children’s Day, encourage your children to embrace the joy of giving and learn about compassion while helping to spread happiness to children in need.

Email us anytime from 1 September to 30 November 2015 to request a donation envelope and encourage your child to make a contribution to help the less fortunate, or to make a donation yourself.

For more information, please contact Ms Michelle Too or Ms Huang Ai Juan at 6273 2010 or mtoo@childrensociety.org.sg / ajhuang@childrensociety.org.sg.

 

Walk for Our Children 2015

This year's Walk for Our Children will be bigger, and have a twist. Themed ‘Celebrating Childhood! Our memories, Our aspirations’, the Walk will take participants on a stroll down memory lane as we commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence.

Held in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Singapore's accession to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), this signature fund-raising event, which will be held at Palawan Beach, Sentosa, will include a 3 km walkathon followed by an exciting carnival and fringe activities, including soccer and nerf gun matches. It will be held on Sunday, 6 September 2015, from 8.30am to 2.30pm.

It is organised by Children’s Society in collaboration with children’s theme park KidZania Singapore and other partners.

Have a fun day bonding with your family and friends, while helping the beneficiaries under our care. You can show your support in various ways, including through outright donations, sponsorship, by purchasing carnival coupons, pledge cards and early bird happy packs, volunteering or just participating.

For more information on how you can contribute, please contact Ms Michelle Too at mtoo@childrensociety.org.sg or Ms Shivvani Jegatheesan at sjegatheesan@childrensociety.org.sg.

 

9th Singapore Children’s Society Lecture – Growing up in the Digital World

Mr Han Fook Kwang, Editor-at-Large of The Straits Times and Chairman of The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund, which provides financial assistance to needy students, will take the podium at the Singapore Children’s Society Lecture this year.

Widely recognised for the insightful articles on social issues that he writes for his column in the paper, Mr Han will be sharing his thoughts on growing up in the digital world. The lecture will be held on 12 September 2015, at 10am at the Lecture Theatre of the Lifelong Learning Institute.

Now in its 9th year, the annual lecture was launched in 2007 as part of the Society’s efforts to raise public awareness on issues pertinent to the welfare and well-being of children, youth and their families.

For more information, email us at SCSLecture1@childrensociety.org.sg, call us at 6358 0911, or visit our website for event updates.

 

Free Market

The good old pasar (market) days and the kampong spirit of caring and sharing will be the focus of this year’s Free Market, as Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Organised by Youth Service Centre (Toa Payoh), this annual event treats its beneficiaries to much needed daily items including clothes, household goods and stationery.

The Free Market will be held on 19 September from 10am to 5pm at OnePeople.sg, and will also feature fun activities like games, live acts, competitions and face-painting for children, youth and families.

To donate items for this event, please call us at 6253 1124.

 

Flag Day 2015

Show your support for Children’s Society’s work by donating to or volunteering for its Flag Day on 25 November.

This island-wide street collection is a key annual fund-raising event, and part of the Society’s independent efforts to fund its expenditure of about $15.7 million this year.

You can also step up to organise internal collection exercises on behalf of the Society from 1 September to 31 October 2015.

All outright donations are entitled to a tax-exemption equal to three times the amount donated.

Date:

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Venue:

Zhangde Primary School, Multi-Purpose Hall
51 Jalan Membina S169485
(5 minutes walk from Tiong Bahru MRT)

Time:

AM Shift 9am to 2pm 
PM Shift 1pm to 5pm
Full Day 9am to 5pm

For more information, please contact Ms Shivvani Jegatheesan or Mr Melvin Tay at 6273 2010 or sjegatheesan@childrensociety.org.sg / mtay@childrensociety.org.sg.

 

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