Our Campaign Story

ends 16 May 2022, 11:59 PM

After decluttering my home a few times, I had donated many things, including those with sentimental value that I could not bear to give away for years. Each time I declutter, I started with reluctance. But, when I thought that the items I donated would be used and worn by those in need, I felt happy that all was worthwhile. I was also proud of myself for being able to finally let go. Now, my mind, heart and home have much more space!

I would like to encourage all of you to declutter your environment. Invite your loved ones to do it together! Getting rid of excess stuff can benefit mental health by making us feel calmer, happier, more in control and have a relaxed mind.

For this fundraiser, I will be supporting it by selling some of my items at Carousell. This will be my first-time selling stuff and I'm excited!

I invite you to join me in raising funds for this C4MW campaign that aims to raise greater awareness about mental health and CAL's role in supporting caregivers of persons with mental health issues. Your support can assist with CAL's training sessions and activities to enhance the mental health and resilience of caregivers.

Please consider to declutter and sell the items that you no longer need to donate to this sub-campaign. Thank you!

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About Campaign

CAL FOR MENTAL WELLNESS (C4MW) aims to raise funds for Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) to continue supporting caregivers of persons with mental health issues in the community. Tapping on the Tote Board Enhanced Fund-Raising Programme, we aim to raise $500,000, for dollar-to-dollar matching from the Government, capped at $250,000.

Besides raising funds, the campaign aims to boost mental health awareness and literacy among the general public. We also hope to spread awareness about the availability of fully-funded programmes and services for caregivers of people with mental health issues, that are offered by CAL.

We are rallying the community and caregivers to get creative and start their own mini campaigns in support of the cause. Anyone interested to participate can choose any activity and seek donations to complete milestones or commitments. For example, "If I receive $10,000 in donations, I will cycle around the island" or "If I receive $500 I will conduct a zoom baking class for 10 people".

CAL will lead several activities that anyone can participate in. Suggestions for campaigns will be provided on our website (cal4mentalwellness.sg), and social media, and we will feature public-led campaigns throughout the four week period to inspire and motivate others. All campaign creators will be referred to as Mental Wellness Champions (MWCs). This sets the ball rolling for CAL's foray into developing a pool of MWCs within the community.

About The Charity

Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) is a professional non-profit organisation in Singapore dedicated to meeting the needs of caregivers of persons with mental health issues and dementia through education, support networks, crisis support, tailored services and self-care enablement. While there are other organisations providing support to the community affected by mental health issues, only CAL focuses exclusively on supporting caregivers with professional services.

CAL was incorporated on 25 October 2011. Our founding members are Singapore Anglican Community Services, Caregivers' Association of the Mentally Ill and BinjaiTree Limited.

CAL is an approved Institution of a Public Character (IPC), which reflects that it is exclusively non-profit in nature. In 2019, CAL won the Charity Governance Award 2019 (medium charities category), awarded by the Charity Council in recognition of it having adopted the highest standards of governance, in line with the Code of Governance for Charities & IPCs.

SUPPORTED CAUSES
Education
Families
Health
Social Service