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Events / Giving Week 2017

Giving Week 2017

December 1, 2017 to December 5, 2017

Singapore, Singapore

Giving Week is a national movement by National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) that encourages everyone to give back. During this week, corporates, non-profits and individuals across Singapore come together to make a difference.




Geylang – the only legalised red light district in Singapore. Faced with issues like overcrowding from the influx of foreign workers and the social stigma of prostitution, Geylang has had its share of adventures. Organised by a social enterprise, Geylang Adventures, this walking tour explores the community and understands it as an ecosystem with different groups of people co-existing with one another.


  • When: 1 – 3 December 2017, 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm
  • Where: Aljunied MRT Station (POSB ATM Machine) (60 Sims Drive, Singapore 380060)
  • Cost: $35.00 per person (Friday) ; $40.00 per person (Saturday and Sunday)


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Liberty Art Jam is a 2.5 hours art jamming session that was created for the purpose of providing opportunities for people to paint in a non-judgmental environment. An initiative by Artify Studio, Liberty Art Jam connects people from all walks of life where new friendships are forged amongst like-minded individuals. Funds collected will go to Drawn by a Nurse and TOUCH Home Care.


  • When: 2 December 2017, 12.30 pm – 3.00 pm
  • Where: Textile Centre (200 Jalan Sultan, #09-03, Singapore 199018)
  • Cost: Pay-as-you-wish (based on how much you value the service and experience)


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What does purpose mean to you? How do we choose between purpose versus paycheck? How can we live a life of purpose?

Attendees get to hear refreshing perspectives, join in the discussion and experience an evening of authentic conversation, facilitated by Lee Meichuen, a freelance writer and previously an English teacher.


  • When: 5 December 2017, 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm
  • Where: NVPC Giving Place (6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88, The Central, Singapore 059817)
  • Cost: Free (prior registration is necessary)


Click here to read more and register.