TWC2 activity: donations

15 12, 2016

Dr Strange, Indian food, lots of heart and money raised.

2019-08-30T16:31:36+08:00December 15th, 2016|Articles, Happenings|

Beginning in 2012, TWC2 treated foreign workers to a nice meal at its annual fund raising event. This year, for a change, we took them to a movie. So Lunch With Heart becomes  @theMovie on Sunday 4 December 2016. The film: superhero blockbuster Dr Strange. The venue: The Projector, an independent cinema that TWC2 rented

30 11, 2016

Getting to Bahamas

2019-08-30T16:31:57+08:00November 30th, 2016|Articles, Happenings|

Clockwise from left: Tan Si Hao, Darryl Mok, Marcus Ong, Huxley Goh and Nguyen Phuong Thao Transient Workers Count Too launched a custom-developed software application in October 2016. It is a complex matrix that is part-database of volunteers, members, donors and other contacts, part-database of volunteering events, and a whole lot of interactive

18 12, 2015

Lunch with Heart raises record amount for TWC2

2019-08-30T16:32:22+08:00December 18th, 2015|Articles, Happenings|

Transient Workers Count Too held our annual benefit lunch (Lunch with Heart) Sunday 13 December 2015. We sold a record 335 tickets, raising over $33,000 -- also a new record. Most well-wishers donated back their tickets so that we could invite workers on their behalf to have a good meal. A total of 100 domestic

29 04, 2015

100 women who care about TWC2

2019-08-30T16:32:32+08:00April 29th, 2015|Articles, Happenings|

By Russell Heng On an afternoon in March 2015, Vanessa Hardinge spoke passionately to a room of colleagues and friends about how tough life can be for many foreign workers in Singapore. At the end of her speech, Transient Workers Count Too was richer by $7,600. Meanwhile TWC2 was totally unaware of what was happening.

28 03, 2015

Wide and wider our circle expands

2019-08-30T16:32:53+08:00March 28th, 2015|Articles, Happenings|

By Russell Heng A line from an old song I know underlines TWC2’s experience when staff at Barclays, Singapore raised $25,670 for us in 2 hours of one afternoon. It goes, “Wider and wider our circle expands”. Let’s start at the very beginning. In September a bank staff Deepak Siddappa wrote to say they are

8 12, 2014

Hive of activity as TWC2 crosses into second decade

2019-08-30T16:32:56+08:00December 8th, 2014|Articles, Happenings|

In a triple celebration 7 December 2014, TWC2 marked its tenth anniversary and International Migrants Day with a benefit event Lunch with Heart. Under the glass dome of Kebabs and Curries atop Mustafa Centre, TWC2's largest-ever event had hundreds of attendees in constant motion, from food to games to meeting old friends and making new

11 09, 2014

From sharks to ice-cream via peace, love and sponsorship

2019-08-30T16:33:02+08:00September 11th, 2014|Articles, Happenings|

By TK “Wow…… surprise. Very nice place. We will enjoy the place very much,” exclaimed Amir Khan, when he heard that Discover Singapore would be organizing an outing to Sentosa S.E.A. aquarium. Since the launch of Discover Singapore in May 2013, outing destinations have typically been free public spaces such as parks, gardens and beaches.