Sian Chay gave love gift bags to patients for Christmas 200 love gift bags
On December 27, 2020 (Sunday), Shin Min Daily News reported that “Sian Chay gave love gift bags to patients for Christmas”. On Christmas Eve (December 24) this year, Sian Chay Medical Institution distributed 200 love gift bags to patients of Marsiling, Boon Lay, Yio Chu Kang and 535 Geylang Road branches.
To add festive cheer to the season of giving, Chairman of Sian Chay Medical Institution Toh Soon Huat, JP and volunteers dressed up as Santa Claus in Marsiling branch to give food packages and festive greetings.
In an interview, Toh Soon Huat said that this year’s epidemic has made life difficult for all of us, so Sian Chay Medical Institution has made every effort to exhibit its long held motto as a “social enterprise under societal management for social service” and give away biscuits and other food items to the residents.
While distributing the gift bags, he saw two elderly residents with mobility problems coming to consult the physician. Chairman Toh Soon Huat immediately told staff to help the two elderly patients apply for free treatment for life.
As for another elderly patient with an oxygen tube inserted on a wheelchair, Sian Chay not only provided free medical treatment, but Chairman also gave him a red packet out of his own pocket.
It is understood that for the past four years, Sian Chay Medical Institution has distributed more than 10,000 gift bags containing instant noodles, oats, biscuits and other food, and the beneficiaries are mostly low-income families.
In the next few months, Sian Chay plans to distribute more gift bags to more people and families to add up to 20,000 gift bags.
Sian Chay Medical Institution is a social service agency with a history of more than 100 years. It not only advocates a healthy and happy lifestyle, but also devotes itself to serving society selflessly. It provides free traditional Chinese medicine consultation and low-cost treatment for the public. At the same time, through the platform of Sian Chay, we actively strive to promote racial harmony and social stability.
Interested donors can contact Joanne Ong at 9796 2942 or Shoung Horng at 9638 0095 or Sian Chay hotline 6744 1891. Cheque donations can be made out to “Sian Chay Medical Institution” and mailed to 610 Geylang Road, Singapore 389549. All donations are entitled to 2.5 times tax deduction.
Sian Chay Medical Institution is a social enterprise under societal management for social service. As a traditional Chinese medicine charity for more than one hundred years, Sian Chay Medical Institution actively promotes its five values of “forgiveness, universal love, compassion, gratitude and blessing”, and promotes the beliefs that “Nation Progresses, Family Prospers; Family Harmony, Successful Endeavours. Forward with the Nation, Bonding with the People”.
I hope you can share the TCM charity platform of Sian Chay Medical Institution with your friends, relatives, neighbours and the needy! Sian Chay will do its best to serve and warm them with love!
We also call on kind people from all walks of life to support Sian Chay expand its purpose to serve the public, uphold its spirit of serving the public, share its warm with people around us, and jointly cultivate and promote this social enterprise.
We look forward to doing good together with you!