While Christmas is often a time for splurging and pampering your loved ones with presents and treats, it’s also good to remember that the holidays are a time of giving not only to those directly around us but also to those who need it the most.
It was with this spirit of giving in mind that led The Singapore Women’s Weekly to reach out to The Compassion Fund, a charity that acts as a crisis response centre in that it provides funding for needy students from low-income families who are facing setbacks in life. This could be due to death, illness or accident involving a breadwinner in the family that ultimately results in loss of income.
Together, we organised a fun day out for around 45 children that consisted of an afternoon of jumping, bouncing and hopping at BOUNCE trampoline park, the ultimate indoor playground, located in Cineleisure Orchard. Featuring a different variety of trampoline zones, Asia’s first Ninja-Warrior-like adventure course: X-Park and Singapore’s first “Leap of Faith”, BOUNCE Singapore caters to everyone from kids aged three and above to youths, adults and fitness enthusiasts. It was the perfect location for kids to let loose for a few hours. To see the children, many of whom have often struggled to find joy in their early years, smiling and laughing with glee brought us immeasurable happiness that no present could top.
This Christmas, we encourage you to spread the cheer in your own way because every little bit makes a difference, especially to those who have nothing to begin with. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got some charitable ideas for you take part in below while you peruse the photo gallery of our event: