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Tzu Chi Celebrates early Deepavali with Indian Care Recipients

Tzu Chi Celebrates early Deepavali with Indian Care Recipients

To bring joy to Tzu Chi’s Indian care recipients, volunteers delivered festive gift packs to them and celebrated Deepavali with them via zoom. Tiya, a Tzu Chi care recipient, said: "This event is so full of love. I feel great to be able to participate in it!"

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Tzu Chi Flag Day 2022 Receives Overwhelming Response from the Crowd

Tzu Chi Flag Day 2022 Receives Overwhelming Response from the Crowd

Tzu Chi resumed its annual Flag Day after suspending the event for two years. On this day, 700 volunteers were mobilised throughout the island to raise funds from the public.

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Introductory Course on Conducting Home Visits – Taking the First Step towards Compassion

Introductory Course on Conducting Home Visits – Taking the First Step towards Compassion

How much do you know about the basic etiquette when it comes to visiting the underprivileged at their homes? To encourage more people to participate in charity home visits, an “Introductory Course on Conducting Home Visits” was specially organised to equip interested public members with the essential guidelines for conducting Tzu Chi’s charity home visits. Through observations during actual assignments, public members are ushered toward a journey of compassion and giving.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Volunteers Rally to Support a Fellow Dharma Brother as he Sails through the Darkest Moment in his Life

Volunteers Rally to Support a Fellow Dharma Brother as he Sails through the Darkest Moment in his Life

This is the story of Mr Ng Chye Hock and his family and their steadfast resilience to overcome adversity. Behind this family's remarkable story is a miracle of love and embodiment of the care and blessings of many people.

Charity, People | Tzu-Chi Foundation

World Famous Artist Expresses Hope with Art after an Extended Stay in Singapore

World Famous Artist Expresses Hope with Art after an Extended Stay in Singapore

The sudden outbreak of the pandemic had dashed famous sculpting artist Drago Marin Cherina’s plans to seek further prospects in China. During his 2-year stay in Singapore, his health unexpectedly took a turn for the worse...

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Welcoming the Lunar New Year with Mutual Help and Shared Kindness

Welcoming the Lunar New Year with Mutual Help and Shared Kindness

"Happy Lunar New Year!" The home visit volunteers were greeted with smiling faces, home-cooked desserts, and some donations by the care recipients. Although the pandemic situation continues to be ever-changing, Tzu Chi volunteers still racked their brains to organise festive activities for the Lunar New Year. What can be more joyous and worthy of being grateful for than a family getting together for a cosy celebration?

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Seeds of Hope Award Ceremony Goes Virtual

Seeds of Hope Award Ceremony Goes Virtual

The Seeds of Hope Merit Awards Ceremony was held virtually for the first time in 2021. Heartfelt well-wishes were delivered to student beneficiaries instantly through the internet. The Tzu Chi team and parents witnessed 49 beneficiaries of different ages who remained steadfast in their studies despite adversity, flourishing with newfound confidence.

Charity, Education | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Volunteers render Undisrupted Support for Care Recipients despite Pandemic Restrictions

Volunteers render Undisrupted Support for Care Recipients despite Pandemic Restrictions

“We need to promote the awareness that Tzu Chi volunteers will always be there”. In times of uncertainty and living under “abnormal” conditions like these, the care recipients could feel a sense of assurance through communicating with the volunteers. Even if the external environment has fallen apart, the vulnerable households will not be left to face it alone.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Care Recipients Experience a Touch of Warmth during a Trying Period

Care Recipients Experience a Touch of Warmth during a Trying Period

With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the community in recent times, some of Tzu Chi Singapore’s care recipients have been unwittingly affected as well, facing possible infections and quarantine orders. However, through distributing COVID-19 relief care packs . . .

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Volunteers and Staff Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic Appreciate Timely Care and Support

Volunteers and Staff Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic Appreciate Timely Care and Support

After testing positive for COVID-19, Tzu Chi volunteer Ms Tang Siew Yee felt helpless and was on the verge of being left stranded for the night. Thankfully for her, Tzu Chi Singapore was able to step in, lending her a helping hand to tide through the difficult situation. We take a look at . . .

Charity, People | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Stand in Solidarity with Malaysia – Every Contribution Counts

Stand in Solidarity with Malaysia – Every Contribution Counts

Buddhist Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) launched a project from 8 Aug to 9 Oct 2021 to raise funds for the people in Malaysia when it was facing a critical situation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To boost donation amount, volunteers tapped on their creativity to appeal to more people to show their compassion.

Charity | Tzu Chi Merit

Migrant Workers Enjoy a Day of Fun as Part of National Day Celebrations

Migrant Workers Enjoy a Day of Fun as Part of National Day Celebrations

As part of Singapore’s 56th National Day celebrations, some 250 migrant workers from over five dormitories were able to let their hair down and engage in various activities organised by several non-profit organisations including Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre.

Charity, Medicine | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Keeping Kidney Patients Active and Healthy with “Super Sunday”

Keeping Kidney Patients Active and Healthy with “Super Sunday”

Tzu Chi Renal Support Group has planned a series of online programmes ranging from sports, mindfulness practice, art, cooking, etc., to provide companionship, care and warmth to Tzu Chi care recipients who are dialysis patients.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Caring for Migrant Workers’ mental health together with the Ministry of Manpower

Caring for Migrant Workers’ mental health together with the Ministry of Manpower

In May 2021, the Ministry of Manpower invited Tzu Chi Singapore to organise a series of online activities so as to care for the mental health of migrant workers. From 27th June to 25th July, eight online live-broadcasted activities were conducted, ranging from mental wellness talk, Pilates lessons to poetry appreciation.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Warming Hearts in Foreign Land with Kichuri

Warming Hearts in Foreign Land with Kichuri

On the day before the eve of Hari Raya Haji, Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre worked with Migrant Workers of Singapore to prepare a hometown festive dish, Kichuri (Lentil Risotto) and deliver it to the worker’s dormitory.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Patching the sorrow of Homesickness through needlework

Patching the sorrow of Homesickness through needlework

Singapore has over 60,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and migrant workers made up around ninety percent of these cases. During the pandemic, Tzu Chi works to support different communities in Singapore through a series of activities during this challenging period.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

MWL 3.0 Ends with a Heart-warming  “Fun Day with Love” Online Session

MWL 3.0 Ends with a Heart-warming “Fun Day with Love” Online Session

As the 3-month programme draws to a fruitful end, the programme coordinators and Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth Association (also known as “Tzu Ching”), organised two thanksgiving sessions for an online gathering.

Charity | Tzu-Chi Foundation

Lunar New Year Celebration Goes On in the New Normal

Lunar New Year Celebration Goes On in the New Normal

Due to the ongoing safe management measures in place that do not allow large gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Tzu Chi Lunar New Year celebration was carried out online via Zoom on 31 January 2021.

Charity, Miscellaneous | Tzu-Chi Foundation