Another Week Beyond – 1825

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Dear Friends Community is a way of belonging. Members of a community experience a sense of belonging to a place that they also believe belongs to them. Sometimes it is really a physical place where people reside but often a shared purpose, or an interest brings people together. What’s important though is that that when people come together they enjoy …

Another Week Beyond -1824

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Dear Friends This is the first week of the Islamic month of Shawwal and we look back with gratitude at the generosity and kindness we experienced in abundance during the month of Ramadan. Our volunteers and friends hosted communal meals to mark the breaking of fast and there was much sharing and cooperation among neighbours. The goodwill arrived in different …

Another Week Beyond – 1823

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Dear Friends After visiting some families, a group of educators were moved. They were immensely grateful for the hospitality they received. They felt most welcomed and were surprised at the candour in which their hosts spoke about their circumstances. It was obvious that raising a family with little resources was challenging and for some, their difficulty was compounded by the …

Redhill Community Mapping

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Dear all, Beyond Social Services is recruiting volunteers to work on a community mapping project. Please take a look at the information below and contact Carmen at carmen@beyond.org.sg if you have questions or wish to sign up. Project Title: Redhill Community Mapping About the Project We are working on a community health report for the Lengkok Bahru zone which includes …

Another Week Beyond -1822

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Dear Friends When Sharifah was a child, her mother impressed on her that kindness, generosity, cooperation and forgiveness must be extended to everyone regardless of their race or religion. She was told that these qualities are gifts within all of us and by sharing them with family, friends and neighbours, we live a satisfying and happy life. Now at 68 …