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.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

400 Young Social Entrepreneurs Set To Make Waves In The Community

400 youths, with their zeal and aspirations to better the world, will be trying to make their mark through Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes (YFC), an annual social entrepreneurship and youth development programme jointly organised by YMCA of Singapore and Citi Singapore. The event, in its 14th year, was launched on Tuesday 17 May 2016, with Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry; Mayor, South West CDC gracing the event as the Guest of Honour.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Hitting The Greens For A Good Cause

More than $270,000 was raised for the YMCA-Lim Kim San Volunteers Programme through the 17th YMCA Charity Golf 2016 to boost the Programme's ability of developing and recognising volunteers, and promoting corporate volunteerism. The fund-raising golf event was held at Singapore Island Country Club on 12 April 2016.

“I am very moved to see the tremendous support we have received for this year’s YMCA Charity Golf tournament, and delighted to see new and familiar faces among the golfers. All of them are the benefactors of the YMCA–Lim Kim San Volunteers Programme which aims to promote volunteerism and develop the capabilities of volunteers to serve the community with excellence,” said Mr Ee Kuo Ren, Chairman, 17th YMCA Charity Golf Committee.