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 to meet the physical and spiritual needs of elderly persons who have no home and no children or close relatives with adequate resources to care for them.

The Home is open to all regardless of race or creed.

We are not a government-subvented Home and depend largely on the public's generosity to enable us to continue our work as a Registered Charity.

Since the Home started operations in December 1958, we have been located at our present site at 69 Wan Tho Avenue. In 2015, the Government granted us a fresh 30-year lease on a reduced land area of 3,300sqm. Concurrently, we also entered into a three-plus-three year tenancy agreement on the remaining 8,924sqm land area that we are currently occupying.

We are presently constructing a new five-storey building on the 30-year lease land, to maximise on the plot ratio of 1.4 prescribed for the land. We began construction in November 2018 and when we move into the new building, we shall increase our licensed capacity to 150.

We invite you to join us in this exciting journey of building a new Home for the Elderly, so that our Residents will not be displaced.

The Home is a recipient of the President's Award for Philanthropy 2014, and the Charity Transparency Award (2018).

Website Link : www.stjohneldershome.org.sg

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SUPPORTED CAUSES
Elderly
Social Service