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Volunteers and Partners Appreciation Night 2017

The drizzle did little to dampen the spirits of AMKFSC staff, as they prepared to welcome guests at our annual Volunteers and Partners Appreciation Night. Held at Yio Chu Kang Community Centre, the theme of this year’s event is ‘Superheroes Everyday’.

At 7pm sharp, Chairman Dr Ang Seng Bin and CEO Dr Vincent Ng welcomed Guest-of-Honour Mr Darryl David, Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC and Grassroots Adviser.

Later, Dr Ang thanked our volunteers and partners for their dedication, commitment and hard work in the past year during his welcome address.

He added, “As such, our beneficiaries enjoyed a year of accompaniment, learning and personal growth; and many of them recounted positive experiences. In turn, these positive experiences transformed into action.”

At the event, not only did we present our newly revamped website, MindCare, a community mental health service under AMKFSC, also introduced the movement #imOKru. #imOKru, which stands for “I’m okay, are you?”, is a movement aimed to create a socially-inclusive society for persons with mental health issues (PMHI) through meaningful conversations and affirmative actions.

As the Lunar New Year was approaching, the agency, together with our guests, ushered in the festive season with a hearty lo hei, before dinner was served and performances took place.

Shakilah, a youth at our youth work specialist centre Youth Infinity, took the stage and performed a medley of ‘You Raise Me Up’ and ‘Stand By Me’, and The Script’s ‘Superheroes’ against an acoustic guitar accompaniment.

OTAI (an abbreviation of ‘old-timers’) and Silver Sparks – two groups of seniors from COMNET Senior Service, who had been practising hip-hop dance and a capella singing respectively for this occasion – wowed the audience with their three months of hard work. Everyone clapped to the beat of Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ and sang along to a medley of ‘Feng Yang Hua Gu’, ‘Cheng Li de Yue Guang’ and ‘Gei Wo Yi Ge Wen’.

As the night gradually came to a close, Dr Ng once again thanked the volunteers and partners for their support and attendance, and urged them to continue to work with the agency in our crusade. He also introduced the ‘2% Hongbao’ movement, encouraging attendees to contribute a small amount from the hongbaos they received in the Lunar New Year.

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