Our Campaign Story

ends 21 Aug 2021, 11:59 PM

*All funds raised will go to Community Chest before they are disbursed to the Social Service Agency (SSA) mentioned below after consideration of the programme objectives and financial needs of the SSA.

Rag (Receive and Give) & Flag Day is an annual carnival by NUS students. With a long history dating back to the 1960s, Rag & Flag Day has evolved into one of NUS' annual flagship events.

Every year on Rag & Flag Day, students from the different faculties, societies, halls, and residential colleges will come together to celebrate the spirit of receiving and giving by putting up a vibrant display of floats and performances. This serves as a means of extending our appreciation towards the university and the general public for their generous contribution and support towards our 21 beneficiaries under the Community Chest/charitable course.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are adopting a new format of Rag & Flag this year which will be an exciting virtual experience filled with an array of performances from our participating bodies and guest performances from our local scene. Do keep a lookout for the broadcast which would be held on Saturday, 7th of August 2021 from 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm.

About The Charity

Community Chest is the philanthropy and engagement arm of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), which is the national co-ordinating body for social service agencies in Singapore.

The National Council of Social Service (the "Council") was established as a statutory body on 1 May 1992 under the National Council of Social Service Act (Chapter 195A amended in September 2000) (the "Act") and is domiciled in Singapore. The registered office of the Council and principal place of operations is at NCSS Centre, Ulu Pandan Community Building, 170 Ghim Moh Road #01-02, Singapore 279621.

The NCSS Charitable Fund was established on 1 May 2003, as an Institution of a Public Character (IPC) under the Charities Act (Chapter 37) and comprises all the charitable activities of NCSS, including the Community Chest.


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