Geylang give back to community

Players and officials from S-League football club Geylang International joined over 800 residents, grassroots leaders and volunteers for the One Community Project at Kembangan-Chai Chee and Geylang Serai constituencies yesterday. The event, aimed at
PHOTO: ONE COMMUNITY

Players and officials from S-League football club Geylang International joined over 800 residents, grassroots leaders and volunteers for the One Community Project at Kembangan-Chai Chee and Geylang Serai constituencies yesterday. The event, aimed at helping the needy as well as encouraging volunteerism, saw the players, including new signings Gabriel Quak (left) and Faritz Hameed (right), distributing over 15,000kg of rice to an estimated 1,900 households together with Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin (in red). They also gave out biscuits, instant noodles, and Milo drinks, among 15 other donated items. Other participants helped spring-clean 40 rental flats occupied by the aged or the physically challenged.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 18, 2016, with the headline 'Geylang give back to community'. Print Edition | Subscribe