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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Folding Hearts printed on the newspaper...

For 11 years, SingTel, a local telco has the SingTel Touching Lives Fund that has been raising funds for children and youth with special needs.

Since 2002, many would have seen advertisement similar to the one below asking people to cut the paper and fold a heart following the instructions. After folding the origami heart, you drop it into any post boxes in Singapore. SingTel donates $1 for every origami heart collected.

Singtel FoldAHeart

This year the advertisements are placed in the Today newspaper.
We know Today Newspaper is a free sheet that also has online access. I was wondering if I print that page out and fold it, would SingTel also donate $1 to the fund. The screen shot above is from the online newspaper.

Then I found out, I don't need to!

Those of you sitting in front of your PC / Mac, iPads, various tablets, various smart phones with a browser, go to: http://FoldAHeart.com

You can actually fold an online piece of origami heart!
For every fold submitted online, SingTel also donates $1  to the SingTel Touching Lives Fund.


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For your info, these beneficiaries will benefit from the donations:
Beneficiaries of SingTel Touching Lives Fund 2012

APSN Chaoyang School  www.apsn.org.sg/chaoyang-school
The School provides special education for children with mild intellectual disability and autism, aged 7-12 years. The aim of the school programme is to provide education and training to enable the children to have the necessary skills, attitude and personality to lead normal, independent lives in adulthood.

APSN Tanglin School  www.apsn.org.sg/tanglin-school/
The APSN Tanglin School provides special education for children with mild intellectual disability, aged 13-16 years. The special education programme aims to enable children to have the necessary skills, attitude and personality to lead normal and independent lives in adulthood.

Eden School   www.edenschool.edu.sg
Eden School provides education and training to help children with moderate to severe autism aged 6 to 18 years old to acquire the necessary skills, attitude and personality to lead normal independent lives in adulthood.

MINDS Lee Kong Chian Gardens School   www.minds.org.sg/LGS/
The MINDS Lee Kong Chian Gardens School provides a basic foundation in independence and employment skills to serve children aged 5 to 18 years with intellectual disabilities. It aims to develop each child to his or her fullest potential with the long-term objective of enhancing the child's prospects of integrating into mainstream society.

Singapore Cancer Society (SCS)   www.singaporecancersociety.org.sg
The Singapore Cancer Society is a community-based voluntary health organisation dedicated to minimising the impact of cancer through public education, screening, patient services, financial assistance, research and advocacy.

Spastic Children’s Association School   www.spastic.org.sg/
SCAS School serves students aged 7-18 years, diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Due to their condition, students often require specialised and intensive rehabilitation through therapy intervention. SCAS School provides individual or group therapy sessions with speech therapists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

3 comments:

ice said...

Done! But ultimate laziness haha.

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