3 Jan 2018
Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation (Singapore) and Buddhist Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) Ltd. are not organising any street fundraising events (e.g. Flag Day). If you encounter such activities in the public, please be vigilant and call our hotline (65) 65829958 for verification.
The recent fundraising activity, ‘Save For A Good Cause’ campaign, is to encourage the public to give rise to kindness and save a little each day in a Tzu Chi bamboo coin bank, to help those in need. Please note that information on all our fundraising activities will be published on our official English and Chinese websites, and all our volunteers soliciting donations will be in full uniform, with a valid fundraising permit issued by relevant government authorities.
Inspiring news and stories about our Missions and volunteers
During a quarterly blood donation drive held by Tzu Chi Singapore, volunteers not only invited their friends to help promote the event to the public, but they also donated blood themselves.
Kaw Mui Kooi used to grudge about the unfairness and misfortunes in life that befell her. Now, Kaw has a different mindset in dealing with difficulties in life. She often reminds herself to just do what is right and to let her heart soar free.
In the inaugural Tzu Shao Parent-Child Sports Meet held at the Toa Payoh Stadium, the rising and falling cheers only served to encourage the participants, for winning or losing did not matter at all.
During the month of Ramadan, Tzu Chi volunteers helped a Malay aid recipient spring clean her home and even repainted the walls in her favourite colour of light green. Thanks to their hard work, the house has been given a fresh new look!
The sounds of cheering were heard coming from a green lawn, where a group of kids were playing the Tug of War with their parents. The game brought back memories of childhood for many of the parents and drew them closer to their children.
A number of mini Buddha Bathing ceremonies were held by Tzu Chi volunteers in the Central and North zones, to allow physically challenged aid recipients to partake in the joyous ritual in the comfort of their own home.
”Save a handful of rice a day and commit to kindness!” The virtuous cycle of the rice bank movement, which has been continually expanding in Myanmar, originated in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone disaster 10 years ago.
Tzu Chi volunteers in Hawaii travelled to Big Island to render aid to the victims of the Kilauea Volcano disaster, inspiring many locals to learn about the work of the Foundation and to join the ranks of volunteers.
During a Vesak Day celebration, Tzu Chi Indonesia signed an MOU with Nahdlatul Ulama, the largest Muslim organisation in Indonesia, to collaborate with the latter in the areas of disaster relief, education, medicine, etc.
“Through dedicating ourselves to serving others, we witness the value and dignity of life.” This is a teaching (from Dharma Master Cheng Yen) that I always bear in mind when I do home care visits.
The words that we speak express our inner voice, and they are also a reflection of our inner thoughts and emotions. We must be mindful of our speech, so that this becomes a habit and our character trait. If we can do this at all times, we will be able...
Try and picture this in your mind’s eye: After queueing up and purchasing food from a popular hawker stall, you go to a table where the leftover food is being poured into a waste bin, before you sit down to enjoy your meal. Sometimes, one-tenth of the...
In Tzu Chi, we do not differentiate between the giver and the receiver. Our aid beneficiaries are called “Households of Gratitude” as they allow our volunteers opportunities to cultivate gratitude and respect through giving of themselves. By touching lives and serving others with a spirit of equality, we create a culture of humanistic care.
Over the past 20-plus years, we have established our Four Missions of Charity, Medicine, Education, and Humanistic Culture in Singapore. They encompass a wide range of programmes and services that enable us to provide comprehensive, all-round care and assistance to families and individuals in need.
Our island-wide network of volunteers serve the various neighbourhoods by selflessly contributing their skills and efforts. Coming from all walks of life, they share the common goal of working for the betterment of the community.
Words themselves have no tangible weight,
but a careless remark can weigh people's hearts down.