Volunteer mums spring into action so charity can lend a helping hand

Sincere Hope is a volunteer initiative run by 13 "mummy volunteers", all residents of an HDB estate in Jalan Bukit Merah that comprises mostly one- and two-room rental flats.
Sincere Hope is a volunteer initiative run by 13 "mummy volunteers", all residents of an HDB estate in Jalan Bukit Merah that comprises mostly one- and two-room rental flats.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
The group supports residents in the neighbourhood who are mostly big families with many children, single-parent families and the elderly.
The group supports residents in the neighbourhood who are mostly big families with many children, single-parent families and the elderly. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
The group supports residents in the neighbourhood who are mostly big families with many children, single-parent families and the elderly.
The group supports residents in the neighbourhood who are mostly big families with many children, single-parent families and the elderly. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
Around 100 families benefit from Sincere Hope's activities.
Around 100 families benefit from Sincere Hope's activities.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - It is a lazy Sunday afternoon – a group of women trade gossip at the base of an HDB block as their children play with soccer balls and plastic scooters when suddenly, a van pulls up and it’s all action.

“Food’s here,” yells one of the women, and at once, the cheerful makciks are transformed into a well-oiled machine of committed volunteers.

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