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What did they send? Hope.

2016 is ending with the notable demise of a popular actress Carrie Fisher, who played the beloved character of Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise. Fittingly, December 2016 also saw the premiere of Rogue One, A Star Wars story, about a group of rebels who fight tooth and nail, against all odds, to deliver the Death Star blueprints to the Rebel Alliance. A lot of lives were lost...

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By Nick Foong | Head of Services
1 year 11 months ago

Do you believe in Santa Claus?

Regardless, we can all agree that Santa is synonymous with Christmas in popular culture.   Depicted as a portly, jolly, white-bearded man who squeezes himself down chimneys to deliver presents like toys and candy to well-behaved children and coal to all the misbehaved ones in one single night.   Santa Claus is also known as St Nicholas or Father Christmas.   As a child...

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By Cheri Lim | Head of Communications
1 year 11 months ago

Hunger: It’s not just about food.

What do you do when you are hungry? We go to the pantry and grab some snack to eat right? But what if the hunger is not just for food, but also for education, for love and relationships or even hunger for a spiritual direction? Through our work in under-served communities, we've encounted different types of hunger, especially in innocent and vulnerable children. Last week, we had our...

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By Daniel Lee | Community Development
1 year 12 months ago

5 Unconventional Christmas Gift Ideas

We've all gotten the one gift for Christmas that makes us either scream in glee or smile politely and go "Thank You", while reminding ourselves that it's the thought that counts.  Sometimes the process of buying a gift is scary as well because we want people to like the gift, and so we go with safe gifts like mugs, notebooks, and chocolates. I mean, everyone loves chocolates right? But...

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By Wy Lyn | Education Services
1 year 12 months ago

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