Helping people hit by coronavirus situation: Gifts of masks, food and flowers

Singaporeans are banding together and showing they care by giving their time, skills and resources to those hit by the coronavirus situation

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Whether it is raising funds, using tech tools to distribute masks or packing food packs for needy households, Singaporeans have continued to look for practical ways to step up during the coronavirus outbreak.

Among them is former businessman and founder of charity Magical Light Foundation Ben Cheong, 60, who has donated 800 masks as well as a laser thermometer to HealthServe, a non-governmental organisation which runs dental and medical clinics in Geylang, Mandai and Jurong for migrant workers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 23, 2020, with the headline Helping people hit by coronavirus situation: Gifts of masks, food and flowers. Subscribe