Once Upon a Christmas
by Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Our Campaign Storyends 27 Dec 2015, 12 AM
The pastry chefs at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore present a stunning collection of handcrafted fondant fairy princesses and princes this Christmas to raise funds for charity. A limited edition of only 120 fairy princesses and princes will be available for purchase from S$180 each and the proceeds will go towards buying books as Christmas gifts for the children at AG Home, a non-profit, full-fledged residential home for teenage girls; the remaining 70% will be donated to Canossaville Children’s Home.
To create the fairy princesses and princes, the pastry team used a total of 150 kilograms of icing sugar paste. Working together, they spent 800 hours altogether to handcraft the exquisite details.
Purchases can be made via The Line Shop on Level 1 of the hotel from 19 November 2015 and at the Festive Shoppe in the lobby from 27 November 2015, and donors will have their names displayed next to their choice of a fairy princess or prince on the tree.
Founded in 1941, Canossaville Children's Home (CCH) offers residential care to girls aged between 6 years to 12 years who come from family situations which may put them at risk. Our Special Student Care Centre offers before/after school care for boys and girls, including those with special needs; with priority for the most needy.
In view of the changing social landscape, the new name of Canossaville Children and Community Services will be adopted to serve the larger community in MacPherson/ Aljunied. There are plans to expand our Student Care Centre, as well as start an Inclusive Childcare Centre to cater mainstream and Special Needs children from the community. We also aim to ultimately include a specialist team consisting of speech therapist, educational psychologist, social workers etc. called "Canossian Circle of Care" to provide additional professional help required by the children and families within the Canossian Eduplex and community.
2017 is our transitional year. Operations for the new centres will begin in 2018.