Babes Needs Your Help
Babes Singapore is a support group for pregnant teenagers in Singapore who, for various reasons, do not have the support of their family. They provide information and support without judgement to a vulnerable group.
Help a Young Mum in Need
The ANZA Action volunteers are currently working on a renovation project for a young mum and her baby who are in dire need. They are currently living without even the most basic household items. Your kind donations will help to provide a safe living environment for them both. If you have the following items to donate please email email@example.com
- Washing Machine
- Queen Bed (frame only)
- Single Sofa Bed
- Wall Mounted Shelves
- Wall Fans
- Rubbish Bins (with lids)
If you would like to make a cash donation to help with the purchase of new mattresses and linen you can donate here.
Direct Volunteering Opportunities through ANZA
Thank you very much for your interest in volunteering through ANZA. There are many ways that you can help and as much or as little time as you have to give is gratefully accepted.
Art Therapy workshops
Can you spare some time on a Tuesday to mind babies while their mums take Art Therapy workshops? The workshops run for 8 weeks, but any help would be appreciated. To find out about times and location, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Babes also are looking for volunteers for a camp on the weekend of 14 – 16 September. To find out more, please email email@example.com
Work one-on-one with teens
There is also the opportunity to sign up for befriender training where you could work one-on-one with the teens. If you are interested in being involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or see http://babes.org.sg/
Dress for Success
This worldwide charity supports low-income women to get back into the workforce or upskill. As well as providing donations of appropriate work wear for women when needed, there are many ways that you can get involved from sorting and altering clothes, styling and helping with interview techniques, providing social media and office support. For more information see https://singapore.dressforsuccess.org/ or email email@example.com
AIDHA provides financial literacy and self-improvement classes for Foreign Domestic Workers here in Singapore, with the aim of helping them to set up businesses or make investments in their home countries. Opportunities to volunteer are either in the Head Office providing admin support on a week day, or mentoring, teaching at the classes on a Sunday. For more information see their website www.aidha.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New2U Thrift Shop
This thrift shop supports the Star Shelter for Women. ANZA members volunteer here selling in the thrift shop and sorting clothes. Please email email@example.com and see their website for more information at http://www.scwo.org.sg/. They require volunteers Monday – Friday from 1030am – 230 pm. New2U is located in Waterloo St.
Riding For The Disabled
ANZA members assist with this activity. There are weekday and weekend opportunities. It is located off Thompson Rd, near Caldecott MRT. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website http://rdasingapore.org/
ANZA members help with food delivery to the elderly in HDB accommodation. This is located at Tiong Bahru and you would be rostered on once or twice a month on a Monday or a Tuesday. Please email email@example.com if this interests you.
Ronald Macdonald House
RMH is located at the National University Hospital, Kent Ridge. It is a small facility supporting the Paediatric ICU.
ANZA members staff the front desk here, either in the House or the Family room. Shifts are from 9am–1pm, and 1–5 pm. Duties involve answering the phone, taking deliveries etc Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or see http://rmhc.org.sg/ if this interests you.
Singapore Cancer Society have a knitting programme to knit caps for chemotherapy patients. The caps go to the public hospitals and are a comfort to those undergoing chemo for the first time.
The knitters also knit for Babes, and other good causes. They meet at the ANZA office on the 3rd Friday of every month.
Please email email@example.com to be “hooked up” with the knitters.
Singapore Cancer Society
ANZA Action and Casual Coffee host a ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ each June to raise funds for the Singapore Cancer Society. Come along to the morning to find out more about cancer treatment here in Singapore or help with the organization of the event.
SCS are always looking for drivers to take people to chemotherapy or radiotherapy weekday appointments. If you have a car and can spare 1-2 hours once a month or so then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cycling Without Age
Cycling without Age are looking for volunteer “pilots” to take elderly Singaporeans on rickshaw rides around the parks of Singapore. See http://cyclingwithoutage.sg/ or email email@example.com to be put in touch with this charity.
IC2 Prephouse is a welfare organization working with children with low or no vision.
They currently have the following requirements:
- Volunteers to help edit scanned documents so the children can keep up in class
- Volunteers to create resource materials – such as tactile books, games, etc
- For more information see their website http://www.ic2.com.sg/ and email firstname.lastname@example.org
Melrose Home is a children’s home located in Clementi.
We have some working bee days coming up where we will renovate the outdoor furniture and paint the staff quarters. Please keep an eye on the e-news for details.
For more information on Melrose Children’s Home please see http://www.childrensaidsociety.org.sg/
Dignity Mama is a social enterprise where families with disabled children work together selling secondhand books at three local hospitals. We will require on going donations of books and are seeking a coordinator for this effort. http://www.dignitymama.sg/
Transient Workers Count 2 is an outreach organization which helps S Pass workers who are unable to work for a variety of reasons. You can help at the Cuff Rood Project, which provides meals, at the legal aid clinic if you have the relevant qualifications, or by providing outings and activities for the men and women. For more information see http://twc2.org.sg/ (Note – you will have to complete an orientation evening before volunteering).
ANZA Action Committee
The committee oversees everything that Anza Action does. It reviews the charities that we support, and will co-ordinate and run events that fundraise for charities. It is a volunteer portal for both Anza charities and other charities in the community. We try to make sure that people can get If you would like to be on the formal committee, please let me know. Otherwise there are opportunities to coordinate events or provide admin support.
Expatgiving connects expats with volunteer opportunities in Singapore and across the region. They collaborate with more than 35 non-profit organizations that support different causes. What makes Expatgiving different is that, apart from helping our adopted community by working with local non profits, they also try to focus on what the expats need and can commit to. http://www.expatgiving.org/
To find out more we invite you to contact us at: email@example.com