YMCA in the News

2019
  1. 24 February 2019; CNA Insider – “‘We’re passing them hope’: The ITE student who found her purpose uplifting others” https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/ite-student-elevate-digital-animation-volunteer-singapore-11282442  

  2. 21 May 2019; Lianhe Zaobao – “青年行善活动公益赛第17次举办400人竞逐” (Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes organised a programme for 400 participants for 17th time) https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20190521-958099  

  3. 15 June 2019; Straits Times – “Citi Singapore raises more than $102,000 for ChildAid” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/citi-singapore-raises-more-than-102000-for-childaid  

  4. 23 July 2019; 8world.com – “义安理工与e2i联办新课程 助学生托管中心人员掌握相关技能” (Ngee Ann Polytechnic and e2i launched new course to assist Student Care Centre’s staff to develop skills) https://www.8world.com/news/singapore/article/ngeeann-e2i-875971

  5. 24 July 2019; Lianhe Zaobao – “义安理工与职总推出新课程 提升学生托管服务人力素质” (Ngee Ann Polytechnic and NTUC launched new course to improve quality of after-school) https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20190724-974978

  6. 24 July 2019; Lianhe Zaobao – “义安理工与e2i联办新课程 助学生托管中心人员掌握相关技能” (Ngee Ann Polytechnic and e2i launched new course to assist Student Care Centre’s staff to develop skills)

  7. 29 July 2019; Straits Times – “Siblings invent walking stick holder to give away to seniors” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/siblings-invent-walking-stick-holder-to-give-away-to-seniors

  8. 3 August 2019; Lianhe Wanbao – “给她一个赞”(Vertical Marathon Emily) https://www.facebook.com/lianhewanbao/posts/2374232832646096

  9. 5 August 2019; Lianhe Zaobao – “自闭症双胞胎随父 成功完成57 楼垂直马拉松” (Visually impaired twins followed their father and completed 57 floors of vertical marathon) https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20190805-978276

  10. Shin Min Daily News – “自闭症双胞胎挑战征富土山” (Visually impaired twins challenge Mount Fuji)

  11. 22 August 2019; Channel 5 News 5 Tonight – Pre-Trip Coverage

  12. 22 August 2019; CNA Singapore Tonight – Pre-Trip Live Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc87kaW2OZI

  13. 22 August 2019; Channel 8 狮城有约 – Pre-Trip Coverage

  14. 22 August 2019; Suria Berita – Pre-Trip Coverage

  15. 22 August 2019; Vasantham Seithi News – Pre-Trip Coverage

  16. 29 August 2019; CNA 938 – Halfway on Fuji

  17. 29 August 2019; CNA 938 – Live Day 1 Coverage At Resthouse

  18. 31 August 2019; CNA Singapore Tonight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppw9T_rmyP0 

  19. 21 September 2019; Channel 8 News– YMCA Student Care Centres https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfoPxJvn2o4  

  20. 21 September 2019; 8 World News – ““LIFE”乐翻教学项目 34所托管中心导师受训 学习创意教学” (‘LIFE’ Programme implemented innovative ways of teaching at 34 Care Centres) https://www.8world.com/news/singapore/article/student-care-centre-927811?fbclid=IwAR3jloHv4aSZKqobe_X_7roWUZBQT6d_bt_1oshpTrVRzTJtCfcgDyamGuY

  21. 21 September 2019; Straits Times – “Spotlight on depression at YMCA youth event” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/spotlight-on-depression-at-ymca-youth-event  

  22. 21 September 2019; Shin Min Daily News – “患厌食抑郁症 女郎當義工走出阴霾” (After struggling with eating disorder and depression, she found her breakthrough through volunteering) 

  23. 21 September 2019; 8 World News – “患饮食失调忧郁症曾想自杀 大学生做义工改变人生” (Volunteering changed her life after struggling with eating disorder, depression and suicide) https://www.8world.com/news/singapore/article/depression-profile-ymca-927666

  24. 2 November 2019; Singapore Tatler – “The Scene, What To Do In November 2019” https://sg.asiatatler.com/society/what-to-do-in-november-2019-singapore-biennale-sweeney-todd-broadway-musical

  25. 8 November 2019; Berita Harian – “Program ‘LIFE’ beri murid kehidupan baru”

  26. 2 December 2019; Singapore Tatler – “An Evening of Celebrating Inclusivity at The YMCA Giving Gala 2019” https://sg.asiatatler.com/events/ymca-giving-gala-2019-charity-silent-auction-parkroyal-at-pickering

  27. 2 December 2019; Straits Times – “New YMCA Charity fund to support those with special needs, youth at-risk and underprivileged families” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/new-ymca-charity-fund-to-support-those-with-special-needs-youth-at-risk-and

  28. 3 December 2019; Straits Times – “YMCA sets up fund to finance community service projects” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ymca-sets-up-fund-to-finance-community-service-projects

  29. 28 December 2019; Lianhe Zaobao – “接受半年职能培训 抑郁辍学女生掌握技能重拾自信” (6 months of training developed her self-confidence) https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20191228-1016490

2018
  1. 25 January 2018; Asia Times – “Spurned by West, Myanmar’s Kachin look to China” https://www.asiatimes.com/2018/01/article/spurned-west-myanmars-kachin-look-china/
  2. 26 January 2018; Yahoo News – “Late National Serviceman Gavin Chan honoured for volunteerism” https://sg.news.yahoo.com/late-national-serviceman-gavin-chan-honoured-volunteerism-124841380.html
  3. 15 February 2018; Lianhe Zaobao – “回馈社会10年” (10 Years Contributing Back to Society) https://www.zaobao.com.sg/zlifestyle/powerup/story20180215-835565
  4. 16 May 2018; What’s Next Straits Times – “Youth teams out to raise funds” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/whats-next-may-16-2018
  5. 30 May 2018; Business Times – “Doing good, innovatively” https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/life-culture/doing-good-innovatively
  6. 6 July 2018; ST Life – “YMCA Proms @ The Park” https://www.straitstimes.com/sites/default/files/attachments/2018/07/06/st06-lif-004-00.compressed.pdf
  7. 8 July 2018; Sunday Times – “Asean youth step in to forge friendship” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/asean-youth-step-in-to-forge-friendship
  8. 10 August 2018; Everydaypeople.sg – “National Day 2018: 53 Heartwarming Pictures of Kindness that Make You Proud to Call Singapore Home” http://www.everydaypeople.sg/gallery/national-day-2018-53-pictures-kindness-proud-singapore-home/
  9. 22 October 2018; Straits Times Online – “People with special needs host YMCA gala dinner to raise funds for others like themselves” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/people-with-special-needs-host-ymca-gala-dinner-to-raise-funds-for-others-like-themselves
  10. 23 October 2018; Straits Times – “Special night for team with special needs” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/special-night-for-team-with-special-needs
  11. 23 October 2018; Channel 5 News – YMCA Giving Gala 2018
  12. 23 October 2018; CNA News – YMCA Giving Gala 2018
  13. 26 November 2018; Straits Times – “ITE students turn $1,600 into $72,000 in fund-raiser” https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/ite-students-turn-1600-into-72000-in-fund-raiser
  14. December; Channel 8 – YMCA Silver Fiesta