Our Campaign Story

ends 30 Jun 2020, 11:59 PM

As I approach my 50th Birthday I am very fortunate to be able to say I have never had to worry about where my next meal is coming from. I appreciate this is not the case for everyone, especially during this pandemic. This fundraiser by The Food Bank appealed to me as it it feeding people whilst supporting local businesses and helping them keep going until the situation improves, a win-win.

So instead of any gifts, cards etc. I would like to ask everyone to consider donating to this campaign and help me support the local community in Singapore during these testing times.

Thank you
Tim

About Campaign

The coronavirus outbreak has affected many, including local F&B businesses who have experienced a plunge in footfall. Survival is especially challenging during this time, and the livelihoods of workers in this sector have been affected with many experiencing a loss of income. At the same time, there are people amongst us who are in need of meals due to the disruptions that COVID-19 brought.

The Food Bank Singapore is committed to take on the crucial role during such uncertain times to continuously provide food to vulnerable communities and remain fully operational to ensure no one gets left behind. Through Feed the City (Take-Away Edition), we also hope to give F&B retailers that are badly hit a fighting chance of surviving COVID-19.

Feed the City also partners Eat for Good, a collaborative initiative by NVPC's Company of Good that aims to bring stakeholders in the food and dining space together to make doing good a part of daily encounters. (https://www.companyofgood.sg/story/276)

Purchase a pay-it-forward meal today to support the local F&B businesses and those who are in need today!

Local Partner F&B businesses include:
Grain
Samsui Kitchen
Dignity Kitchen
Lagun Sari
Han Holdings (Rollie Ollie)
Spice Village
Lotus Thai
KG Catering
Jeewa Catering
Raydy Beehoon
Gravy Catering
Nando's Chicken
Koufu Group

READ MORE: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/coronavirus-food-charities-appeal-for-donations-as-demand-from-the-needy-rises

About The Charity

The Food Bank Singapore acquires donated food from farms, manufacturers, distributors, retail stores, consumers, and other sources, and makes it available to those in need through a network of member beneficiaries.

The Food Bank Singapore was set up by Nichol and Nicholas Ng, a pair of siblings running a food distribution business, FoodXervices Inc Pte Ltd. After observing the food industry for more than a decade, they realised the need for a food bank in Singapore. Founded in 2012, we were given charity status in 2012 and IPC status in 2015.

Our mission is TO END FOOD INSECURITY IN ALL FORMS in Singapore.

We now have a total of 360 member beneficiaries that includes:
Family Service Centres (FSCs)
Senior Activity Centres (SACs)
Various types of homes (Nursing Homes, Children's Homes, Halfway houses)
Soup kitchens
Other voluntary welfare organizations (VWOs) and registered charities

SUPPORTED CAUSES
Community
Elderly
Families
Social Service