Be a Friend of the Library (FOL)!

 

You can make a difference in your community through the libraries under National Library Board when you volunteer your time as Friend of the Library (FOL)!

Volunteers support the library by assisting their staff during library events such as Public Libraries’ anniversary celebrations and outreaches, as well as day to day activities such as storytelling and patron education initiatives.

With the wide variety of library programmes and services available, there is always something for everyone!

To sign up as a volunteer, and for more information, please visit NLB website here.

The H-TWO-O Ultimate Dance Challenge 2012

The H-TWO-O Ultimate Dance Challenge is envisaged to be an annual landmark charity dance event that dance aficionados can anticipate every year with attractive prizes to be won!

The main theme of this event is one with a social end – to engage and empower the youth community through the arts; reinforcing the importance of an active lifestyle, and all proceeds collected from registration will go to a charitable cause spearheaded by SMU Eurhythmix. It is also one of the few dance events that is organized by students, for students.

Log on to www.yeos.com.sg/ultimate2012 to register now and stand to win over $12,000 worth of cash & prizes!

Grant a Treatment Flag Day

TP Healthcare Ltd is currently looking for volunteers to support their Flag Day on 11 August 2012.

“Grant a Treatment Flag Day” aims to raise fund for the Passion Fund to provide financial assistance to the needy sick and elderly requiring rehab therapy, nursing care, day care and transport services to receive treatment at the centre.

Every year they need to raise at least $250,000 for the Passion Fund. In 2011, TP Healthcare subsidized a total amount of $177,388 and $192,241 for centre-based programmes and transport services respectively. They foresee an increase in the assistance needed due to the ageing population.

You may support this cause through the following ways:

a) Street Collection – Need the support of at least 1000 volunteers aged 15 years old and above to participate for “Grant a Treatment Flag Day” street collection on 11 August 2012(Saturday). All proceeds will go towards the Passion Fund.

b) Pledge Cards – Donation collection through pledge cards will be from 11 July to 11 August 2012. Proceeds will be utilized to help cover the expenses of this fundraising event.

c) Counting – For volunteers aged 14 years old and below who wish to participate, you can join them in the counting of the Flag Day collection on 11 August 2012 at their centre. 100 volunteers are needed for the counting.

d) Distribution – Volunteers are also needed to assist TP Healthcare staff in distribution of tins, briefing of volunteers and collection of tins at the various distribution points. 20 volunteers are needed to be assigned at the various distribution points.

To volunteer, please call or email:
Ms Criss (Health Project Coordinator)
Tel No. 62598295
Email: innovate@truepassion.org.sg

You may also wish to visit their website at www.truepassion.org.sg for more information.