Have you ever thought of what meaning could evolve out of the packet of food that you send to the elderly? asked Yoke Yee, our senior Social Worker at Bethesda Care Services’ Elderly Services department (ESD) at the department’s virtual Partner’s Appreciation Night last October. We invite you to take a read through the following excerpt from her speech which speaks volumes about her heart of service and passion to light up the lives of our elderly beneficiaries....
Our annual BCS Bursary Award Ceremony was successfully held on 19 November 2021. A total of $121,150 was awarded to 319 students...
This year, a team of 4 students from ITE College East participated in the Youth For Causes project and helped raise funds for Bethesda Care Services as well as their fellow schoolmates who have been affected by COVID-19. One of the team members, Trisha, shares about her experience: ?The beginning of my Youth for Causes (YFC) journey was very demanding...
Scenario: You rush home from work, making sure to pack something nice for dinner. Hopefully this would incentivise your son to be more cooperative and study after dinner. You reach home and spot him sprawled on the sofa, fixated on his phone, not even out of his school uniform. Anger wells up. You flare up and scream at him to get into the shower. That?s 30mins less study time for tonight, an unhappy parent, and an unhappy child. There?s no quick fix for the above scenario. But perhaps the following tips and......
On Friday, 28 September, MOE announced 6 Changes to Singapore?s Education System. Understandably, the news was received with mixed feelings for many parents. We went ahead and tried to capture what some of our children at Sunshine Club felt about having fewer examinations....
Inch-thick dust, moldy furniture, long expired food, pest infested cabinets, stained tiles, filthy toilets not cleaned for years, along with piled up trash, clutter. They knew what awaited them, they came prepared and armed with masks, gloves, bleach cleaning detergents and extra doses of passion....