Friday, 14 October 2016

The Art of Giving

At nine months old, Michelle Lee was enrolled in a special school and has been exposed to art and dance which serve as a form of therapy to improve her fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. This early exposure helped cultivate and pique Michelle’s interest in art, in particular doing craftwork such as making loombands during her pastime.

Monday, 3 October 2016

Active Aging With Exuberance

Organised over two days from 29 to 30 September 2016 at Toa Payoh HDB Hub, YMCA Silver Fiesta 2016 took on an active, healthy ageing approach by encouraging the elderly to participate in exercise workouts, sports and dance to experience a greater sense of well-being.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Speaking Competition a Stepping Stone to a More Confident Self

The night before he had to make a presentation in class, Darren Tay couldn’t eat nor sleep. Fast forward 12 years, he has now become the first Singaporean to win the World Championship of Public Speaking in Washington, DC on 20 August 2016.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

YMCA Trustee and Former President receives National Day Award

YMCA of Singapore extends its heartiest congratulations to Mr David Wong Cheong Fook for receiving the Public Service Star (Bar) as Member and Former Chairman of the Methodist Welfare Services Board of Governance at the National Day Awards 2016. 

Monday, 18 July 2016

President’s Challenge Volunteer Drive Promotes Volunteerism Through Partnership with YMCA of Singapore’s Flagship Corporate Citizenship Event

Guest-of-Honour President Tony Tan celebrates volunteerism with more than 1,100 beneficiaries, corporate and individual volunteers

As part of 2016 President’s Challenge Volunteer Drive (PCVD), YMCA of Singapore held the annual YMCA Proms @ the Park concert and carnival on Saturday, 16 July to encourage more people – both at the corporate and individual level – to volunteer their time, and contribute ideas and skills to make Singapore a more caring and compassionate society. President Tony Tan Keng Yam, Patron-in-Chief of the YMCA of Singapore, graced the event.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Singapore Cup Stacking Championship 2016

Over 200 primary school students will pit their stacking skills at the Singapore Cup Stacking Championship 2016 on Saturday 11 June at YMCA of Singapore. Jointly organised by Red Dot Explorer Pte Ltd and YMCA of Singapore, the competition aims to build self-esteem and confidence in children, enhance team building and social skills with their peers and foster bonding with family members.