About Campaign

ends 31 Aug 2016, 11:59 PM
The residents of St. John's Home for Elderly Persons can finally have peace of mind, because the Home's land lease issue, which was of much concern to them, has been settled, and they need not now have to worry about their accommodation in the years ahead. This would especially be so for those of our residents who have been staying at the Home for many years. Our longest-staying resident has in fact, been staying at the Home for 16 years.

The Home's most urgent need and biggest challenge right now, is the sourcing of funds for the development of the new multi-storey Home, which will be fully equipped with modern facilities and amenities, but which will be built on a smaller plot of land, of about one third the size of our existing land area, as has been allocated to the Home by the Singapore Land Authority. Construction of the new Home will commence in about three years' time.

We are therefore, now pleased to invite you to give your generous support to the St John's Home for Elderly Persons and its redevelopment project, by making a cash donation towards this event.

For more information, please contact Chew Lian at 6285 4446 or email her at [email protected]

About the Charity

Established in December 1958, St. John's Home for Elderly Persons is a Sheltered Home for elderly persons who are ambulant and aged above 60. Our mission is to provide shelter and care for the physical and spiritual needs of such elderly persons as have no home or suitable accommodation and no children or close relatives who have adequate facilities for looking after them. The Home is open to all regardless of race or creed. St John's Home for Elderly Persons is not a government-funded organisation. We depend on the generosity of the public to continue our works. Due to urban planning and the need to maximise land use, the Home is raising funds to construct a five-storey building, on one third of our existing land area. The estimated construction cost of the new building is $15 million. We invite you to join us in this exciting new journey of building a new Home for the Elderly, so that our elderly residents will not be displaced when our land tenancy expires. The Home is a recipient of the President's Award for Philanthropy 2014 (Non-profit). Website Link : www.stjohneldershome.org.sg


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