At Frasers Centrepoint Singapore, we strive to leave a positive footprint and lend a helping hand in the communities we are rooted in. Through regular community investment (CI) activities, we give back to those who need support and care. Our CI initiatives embody our fundamental values, as they not only foster staff bonding and collaboration, but remind us to stay respectful towards communities and one another. In the month of September, two outreach programmes were organised which were aimed at giving back to different groups of the community.
Touched by graciousness and kindness
The Frasers Commercial Trust team visited St Luke’s Eldercare at Telok Blangah on 8 September to show care and support to the aged community.
It was a fun-filled morning with the team joining more than 70 elderly in games and karaoke, and handing out goodie bags to them. After the activities at the centre, a group of the elderly were brought to China Square Central for a hearty lunch at a restaurant there.
“It was great for the team to go out and connect with the larger community around us. We did something meaningful together, which is great for team bonding as well,” said Jack Lam, CEO of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management (Commercial) Ltd.
Inspiring children, shaping our future
The Commercial Properties team volunteered one of their Saturdays to spend time with the children at the Children’s Aid Society’s Melrose Home which offers shelter to disadvantaged children and teenagers between the ages of 3 to 18 years. The team has been supporting the home since 2012, focusing on helping and inspiring these children to develop into positive and effective individuals to society and family. We have held interactive activities such as clay art and craft, painting workshops and trips to The Polliwogs, a kid’s indoor playground.
Children unleashing their creativity and artistic imagination through their art pieces.
This year, the team spent some time with children aged 6 to 12 years old in creative arts and craft activities. These young imaginative minds were so focused on designing colourful mementos such as bottles filled with sand, painting photo frames, and a scratch art keychain. They are indeed very creative!
Leading her team in this activity is Alison Wong, General Manager, Commercial Properties, who said, “Through play and arts, we hope to help these kids to not only learn and develop skills, but also to encourage them to express themselves and collaborate with others. It was a joy to spend time with them today. Children are our future, and how we treat children is a reflection of us as a community.”
The team wrapped up a day of fun and inspiration by treating the children to some mooncake and fun with lanterns to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.