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SPH celebrates the festive season with underprivileged children

Singapore, 10 December 2018 - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) invited 160 beneficiaries and caregivers to the SPH-Boys' Brigade Share-A-Gift year-end party today.

These beneficiaries and caregivers are from Care Community Services Society (CARE Hut), Singapore Children's Society (Research & Outreach Centre), Marymount Centre - Good Shepherd Place and Life Community Services Society - Mighty Kids, Families and Community.

The lunchtime party at SPH News Centre Auditorium was organised in conjunction with Boys' Brigade Share-A-Gift Project which SPH has supported for the 13th consecutive year.

This year, about 300 wishes from eight charities were adopted and fulfilled by the management and staff, with the total value of the contributions amounting to about $20,000.

About 40 SPH staff volunteers engaged the children by playing games, treating them to a buffet lunch, and distributing adopted gifts to them.

The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift project is a national community service project organised annually by The Boys' Brigade in Singapore, and is supported by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF).

Ms Chin Soo Fang, Head of Corporate Communications & CSR, said: “We have been supporting this worthy cause for more than a decade. It's the tireless enthusiasm and active participation of our colleagues, as well as the heartfelt gratitude of the different beneficiaries, that keep us going year after year. This is a fulfilling way to celebrate the festive season and round up a year of active corporate citizenry for us."


This event is an SPH Cares Project by SPH Corporate Communications & CSR Division and the SPH Staff Volunteers Club in collaboration with the Boys' Brigade.  


Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

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For more information, please contact:

Elaine Chrysta Tan

Executive

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 6319 1613

Email: elainect@sph.com.sg


Francis Mah

Senior Manager

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings

DID : 6319 1028

Email : mahys@sph.com.sg


About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.  

SPH core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.

On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. SPH also owns and operates The Seletar Mall. It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point and acquired a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom.

It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore's largest private nursing home operator.

SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.

For more information, please visitwww.sph.com.sg.

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