Coming together to lend a helping hand


Housewife Lim Gek Tin (far right), 56, receiving a box of food essentials, comprising items such as sugar, salt and oil, from Secondary 1 student Ang Hong En, 13, at her flat in Punggol yesterday. He was among more than 400 volunteers who fanned out across four rental blocks in Punggol as part of the third edition of a food donation drive. Some 1,300 households were reached. The drive was organised by Masjid Al-Islah, in collaboration with Dhammakaya Centre Singapore, the Church of the Transfiguration and the Punggol West Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 01, 2019, with the headline 'Coming together to lend a helping hand'. Print Edition | Subscribe