About Campaign

ends 31 Mar 2023, 11:59 PM
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Metta Welfare Association has gone beyond caring for 32 intellectually disabled clients in its first welfare centre in Hougang in 1995 to serving over 1,400 clients over ten welfare centres located island wide, catering to the young, infirm, and terminally ill in our community.

We would not have been able to achieve this milestone without your support.

Because of you, we made incredible changes and growth over the years. The theme, You + Me, Shine The Light Forward represents our journey together now and in the future.

Our Metta student leads an Independent and Meaningful Life

Metta School is one of the ten welfare centres established by Metta Welfare Association in 2001. The school offers special education to children with Mild Intellectual Disability (MID) and some co-occurring with Autism (ASD), aged between 7 and 21 years.

To enable students to lead an independent and meaningful life, Metta School conducts the Vocational Certification programme for its students at the age of 17 and above to train them in baking, food preparation and housekeeping operations.

Graduates of the Metta School Vocational Certification Programme graduates are empowered to maximise their potential, whether through employment or further education.

By practising discipline, diligence and resilience at the workplace, these graduates have managed to sustain employment or attain higher certification.

About the Charity

All donations will be eligible for tax exemption and it will be included automatically in your tax assessment. Receipts will be mailed out for donations of $50 & above. For donations below $50, you may contact us at [email protected] if you require a copy. As Metta sees the importance in saving the environment, we are gradually going paperless for our receipts to all donors with effect from 1 April 2021 onwards. We thank you for your understanding to walk this journey together to protect the environment that we live in.

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Founded in 1992 by Venerable Chao Khun Fa Zhao, Metta Welfare Association was registered as a charity in 1994. Endorsed by the MSF, MOH and MOE, we are a member of the National Council of Social Service, Singapore Hospice Council and Singapore Disability Sports Council.

Motto:
Compassionate love to share
Brightens hope to those we care

Vision:
Inspired by the Great Compassionate Vows of The Medicine Buddha, we aim to provide social services for the community, regardless of race or religion.

Mission:
We are dedicated to delivering social service programmes for individuals and families by collaborating with our donors, partners, vendors and community organisations.

Our social service programmes are classified as follows:
1) Children Care
2) Disability Care
3) Medical Care
4) Special Education
5) Youth Employment Support
6) Other Services

FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN

Fundraising can help to raise more and change more lives.

SUPPORTED CAUSES
Children & Youth
Disability
Elderly
Social Service