Are you looking for ways to make a positive impact on the Singapore community? Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in donations and volunteering in Singapore. We have collated a few local charity societies in Singapore for you to lend a helping hand and help these societies. After reading this article, pick one that you have a strong interest in helping and help Singapore become a better place.
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ItsRainingRaincoats is a heart warming initiative that aims to bridge the gap between Singaporeans and migrant workers that contributed so much to Singapore.
How you can help: Join ItsRainingRaincoats to help distribute gifts and daily essentials at dormitories and construction sites, help plan day trips to local attractions or simply donate to help provide migrant workers with mobile data top-ups and other daily necessities.
2. Silver Ribbon Singapore
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Silver Ribbon aims to help fight against mental health stigmas to encourage people with mental illness to get early help that facilitates the integration back into the society through creative ways of increasing awareness for mental health.
How you can help: Sign up as a volunteer to help Silver Ribbon as a photographer, speaker, event coordinator, IT technician and the list goes on! At the end of each year, Silver Ribbon holds special occasions to thank all volunteers! Sounds like an interesting adventure doesn’t it?
3. Mummy Yummy Singapore
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Mummy Yummy distributes packets of cooked vegetarian food to hundreds of families including elderly citizens and those living in rental flats.
How you can help: Grab your friends along and choose a neighbourhood where you can deliver food packets to them. Mummy Yummy believes that every volunteering counts so you can either choose to volunteer on a one-off basis or have a regular commitment.
4. Movement for the Intellectually Disabled in Singapore (MINDS)
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MINDS aims to create an inclusive society by providing assistance to intellectually challenged through school, vocational training and projects.
How you can help: Help conduct workshops, impart life skills, conduct home visits or choose a MINDS centre of your choice to organize outings and neighbourhood projects.
5. Voices for Animals
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Voices for Animals is an animal welfare group that takes care of abandoned pets and rescues animals in distress.
How you can help: Volunteer by going around Singapore by feeding strays and rehome pets during adoption drives.
Volunteering in Singapore – what else can I do?
To volunteer is to give yourself in service to a cause you are interested in. Volunteering in Singapore, despite our small size, is actually not hard! Make the difference in other people’s lives. Volunteer today and make your time count! ❤️