About Campaign

ends 31 Jan 2019, 11:59 PM
The poor and disadvantaged need second chances in life. Here are stories of how your giving made it possible for the positive changes in their lives.

Grace To Dream Again
Agnes, 18, suffered horrific physical, sexual and psychological abuse by her stepfather since she was a child. Without love and family support, she subsequently got into trouble with the law and was sent to MWS Girls' Residence to receive specialised intervention. She attended weekly counselling sessions, and weekly art and expressive therapy sessions. As part of her vocational training, MWS placed the N-levels holder on a coffee barista training course, which included a work placement stint. She now dreams of starting afresh by opening a cafe with her mum, and decorating it with her paintings.

Grace To Work Again
A massive stroke left Mr Lai, a tower crane operator, with impaired speech and paralysis. When he was admitted to MWS BNH, he felt anguished and helpless that he could only express himself through limited non-verbal gestures, and had to learn simple daily activities from scratch.
With intensive nursing care and rehabilitation, he gradually became stronger and learnt to walk again. The 52-year-old has made such a marked recovery that he is able to work again as a packer at a charity for the physically disabled. Today, he uses a motorised wheelchair and public transport to commute between the nursing home and his workplace independently.

About the Charity

Founded more than 30 years ago in 1981 and registered as an Institution of a Public Character, Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) is a multi-service organisation that manages 19 centres and outreach programmes across Singapore. We serve people in need regardless of their race and religion. Our critical services support low-income and/or distressed families, children from low-income families, at-risk youths, the destitute, sick and/or frail elderly, and the socially isolated. Our belief is the enable all to have life to the full through reducing poverty, alleviating the strains and stresses of modern life, helping the elderly age in place and live with dignity, nurturing the potential of disadvantaged children and rehabilitating at-risk youths.

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SUPPORTED CAUSES
Children & Youth
Elderly
Families
Health
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