Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Fun for Fund Fiesta 2015 Charity Event

Howdy everybody! Before I leave Singapore, I just wanted to share with you guys an event I hosted last weekend at Fun for Fund Fiesta 2015 organized by PERTAPIS welfare organisation.

Fund for Fund Fiesta 2015 was a wholesome carnival that people shouldn't have missed! For those who were around Angsana Green and dropped by, we thank you so much and hope you had fun at the carnival while you took shelter when it rained! There were so many people of different background attended the event and enjoyed themselves. Since it was a Saturday, it came to no surprise to see families flocking in buying the charity coupons in stacks not only to enjoy the delicious food like biryani, sausages and fried noodles but also enjoyed themselves at the games station, balloon castle and parrot show.

Things got more happening when AB Shaik, a renowned host that needs no further introduction made an appearance and entertained everyone in his segment. We were not short of entertainment as the event saw a series of cultural performances like silat, aikido, dikir barat, and ukelele ensemble. The much fanfare affair was not short of veteran celebrities who kept the audience occupied singing along to the famous singles from their glory days.

Fun for Fund Fiesta 2015 also took healthy living to a new level by not only having a walkathon hosted by PERTAPIS Women's, but also had participants that took part in zumba, offered complimentary health checks, teaching CPR by the Singapore Civil Defence Force and hosted an awareness talk about breast cancer by a survivor.

As many events I have hosted, this is the first time I am hosting a bid for charity. It was an amazing experience really and I would like to thank PERTAPIS for this wonderful opportunity to entertain and lead the bid!

The tents were also filled with with sponsors, donors, volunteers and supporters who made Fun for Fund Fiesta 2015 and PERTAPIS welfare homes a colourful one.


Our heartfelt thanks to our supporters!

Alhambra Satay
Catholic Church of St Ignatius
Club Aikido
Creative Media Shootz
Keropok SEAmEQ Terengganu
Mamee Double-Decker
Pertapis Wanita
Rotary Club Serangoon Gardens Orchard
SCDF 3rd Division
Mdm Fatimah Gous
Mdm Fatimah Zubir
Mdm Khatijah Dollah
Mrs Jessie Thong
Mdm Mariam Yadi
Mdm Nancy Cheng
Mdm Saodah Bte Osman

As well as the many supporters that came down to support, we would like to thank you! See you next year!

PERTAPIS was founded in 1970 and registered under the Societies Act. It is an approved charitable organization under the Charities Act, Cap 37 and has also been conferred the status of an Institution of Public Character (IPC). The principal activity of Pertapis at that time is the running of welfare projects which are designed to address some of the social problems faced by the community. Welfare Trust Fund was established in 1984 to provide monthly household provisions to the poor, elderly, destitute and needy families.

Today, PERTAPIS currently hosts 4 residential welfare homes for the community, 3 Educational Childcare centres, and 4 social enterprise to provide vocation-cum-work therapy. PERTAPIS also caters to the wider community through the provision of food ration under the TAJ food ration scheme.

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