Powering ahead for charity

Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Desmond Lee (in green), flagging off cars at yesterday's Meals On Wheels event organised by Darul Arqam Singapore, also known as the Muslim Converts' Association of Singapore (MCAS). With him, holding th
PHOTO: MCAS (DARUL ARQAM)

Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Desmond Lee (in green), flagging off cars at yesterday's Meals On Wheels event organised by Darul Arqam Singapore, also known as the Muslim Converts' Association of Singapore (MCAS). With him, holding the MCAS flag, is MCAS president Muhammad Imran Kuna. This year's event saw $45,900 worth of groceries and vouchers given to underprivileged families. The charity packages were packed by 130 volunteers and distributed by 55 volunteer drivers using their own vehicles. For this edition, MCAS collaborated with the Singapore Indian Development Association (Sinda) to reach out to 180 families.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 04, 2018, with the headline 'Powering ahead for charity'. Print Edition | Subscribe