Rather than throw a party like she usually did, professional matchmaker Glenda Quek, 38, celebrated her birthday last year with a worthy cause.
Through online platform Gift-It-Forward (www.gift-it-forward.com), she created an invitation page which served as a personal gift fund that her friends could donate to.
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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 17, 2018, with the headline Celebrate with a gift for others. Subscribe