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All about charity organisation

Postby kiasimom » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:07 pm

Hi.
Will like to hear your views on donations to charity organisations.
After the NKF and Ren Ci saga, will you still donate generously to the charity organisations as before?
Or you will be thinking if your money will go to the right uses?

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Postby 3Boys » Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:50 pm

If we don't donate the folk who are in need will not be receiving anything. For society to function well, it behooves the well-endowed to be generous in supporting the less fortunate. The rate of charitable giving in Singapore is dismal compared to Western climes. My philosophy is that I need to do my part, and hope that the others in the chain, including regulatory agencies, do theirs.

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby Picolo » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:08 pm

kiasimom wrote:Hi.
Will like to hear your views on donations to charity organisations.
After the NKF and Ren Ci saga, will you still donate generously to the charity organisations as before?
Or you will be thinking if your money will go to the right uses?


If you are keen to donate but want to see the money put in good use, donate in kind, rather than money. Eg. donate a dialysis machine to NKF rather than donating a couple of thousand dollars, donate bags of rice to the old folks and even help to distribute them, rather than just writing a cheque to the whatever organisation. You can ask the charitable organisations you have in mind their needs and donate in good and services to them.

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby kiasimom » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:22 pm

Picolo wrote:
kiasimom wrote:Hi.
Will like to hear your views on donations to charity organisations.
After the NKF and Ren Ci saga, will you still donate generously to the charity organisations as before?
Or you will be thinking if your money will go to the right uses?


If you are keen to donate but want to see the money put in good use, donate in kind, rather than money. Eg. donate a dialysis machine to NKF rather than donating a couple of thousand dollars, donate bags of rice to the old folks and even help to distribute them, rather than just writing a cheque to the whatever organisation. You can ask the charitable organisations you have in mind their needs and donate in good and services to them.


That's a good idea. :idea:
But to donate a dialysis machine seems very expensive and not affordable.
I do agree that there are needy out there who needs our donations, but with the recent sagas, it is really diffcult to put one's mind at ease :-(
sorry if I sound mindful
And we have so many fund raising campaigns in Singapore..

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby dash88 » Tue May 10, 2016 9:31 pm

volunteering opportunities...

Singapore Cancer Society - Crochet of love

The Crochet of Love is a fund-raising project that provides an opportunity for volunteers to crochet dresses for our mini bears, which are then sold to raise funds for our community programmes.


http://peatix.com/event/165505/view

http://peatix.com/event/165607/view

Trybe - Bedok North Secondary School Leadership Camp

Bedok North Secondary School handpicked potential leaders among the students. Trybe will be conducting programmes to equip them with the skillsets and inspire good values to prepare them to be better leaders. We are looking for voluteers who is interested in developing students to reach their highest potential.

Volunteer as a facilitator - includes mentoring the youths during the programme, helping to steer the discussions and supporting the main trainer in class.

Volunteer with the hospitality team - includes providing logistical and administrative support for the programme.


http://peatix.com/event/165613/view

Singapore Cancer Society - Knit of Love

The Knit of Love is a volunteer-driven project that aims to provide comfort and warmth to cancer patients suffering from hair loss through chemotherapy. Volunteers contribute by knitting hats, which are then distributed to cancer patients who undergo their first chemotherapy session in the various hospitals. The programme also encourages interaction, bonding and sharing among the cancer patients, caregivers and volunteers.


http://peatix.com/event/165608/view

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby codeforasia » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:06 am

I feel like I will scrutinise and examine their accounting statements, looking out for things like cost per beneficiary for level of impact achieved before deciding to donate, or not. :)

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby cs1 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:36 pm

To much hassle to look at the accounts. They should published how much they collected and when the money went to.

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Re: All about charity organisation

Postby cs1 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:36 pm

To much hassle to look at the accounts. They should published how much they collected and when the money went to.

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