About Campaign

ends 20 Jul 2016, 11:59 PM
Charity Gala Dinner
Platinum Package @ $5,000


The elderly residents of St. John's Home can finally have peace of mind, because the Home's land lease issue has been settled, and the residents do not have to worry about their accommodation or livelihood. This is especially so for elderly residents who have been staying at the Home for many years. Our longest-staying resident has been with us for 16 years.

The Home's most urgent need and biggest challenge right now is to construct a new building, on a smaller plot of our existing land, in two to three years'time.

And we invite you to support us by taking up a Gala Dinner (Platinum) package, which includes dinner for a table of 10 persons.

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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