About Campaign

ends 04 Dec 2017, 11:59 PM
St. John's Home started in 1958 with one goal in mind - to provide care and shelter for elderly persons without a home nor accommodation or children to care for them.

Thanks to the generosity of donors such like you, we have been home to hundreds of elderly persons for the past 60 years.

The rapid modernisation of Singapore means that our cottage-style, single-storey buildings have to make way. We now need to build a new multi-storey building to continue serving as a home for our residents.

With the future home of our elderly residents hinging on the building of the new Home, we ask for your support in making their dreams a reality.

Because they deserve a personal sanctuary where they can call their own.

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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