Shoppers get creative for a good cause

(From left) Salesman Vernard Ong, 30, his girlfriend, accountant Chrys Ng, 26, housewife Imas Nur Tjahyawati, 48, and student Ulfy Fitryani, 18, designing totes they bought at BHG at Bugis Junction yesterday. As part of BHG's Christmas Charity Tote i
PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

(From left) Salesman Vernard Ong, 30, his girlfriend, accountant Chrys Ng, 26, housewife Imas Nur Tjahyawati, 48, and student Ulfy Fitryani, 18, designing totes they bought at BHG at Bugis Junction yesterday.

As part of BHG's Christmas Charity Tote initiative, $1 from the sale of each bag will go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.

The bags are available for $3at any BHG store until Dec 24. Shoppers can personalise them, then post photos of their designs on BHG's Facebook page with the hashtag #BHGXmasTote to win prizes that include a Kose lotion mask pack worth $60 and a woman's felt tote worth $139.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 19, 2015, with the headline 'Shoppers get creative for a good cause'. Print Edition | Subscribe