Make-A-Wish Singapore is a non-profit organisation that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illness. To date, they have successfully granted 1,560 wishes.
Here are some of the children’s wishes:
Recently, Make-A-Wish Singapore has launched The Wish Effect campaign, hoping to raise awareness about the proven, lasting and life-changing impact of a wish on children with critical illnesses and everyone around them. As part of the campaign, the organisation has introduced the “One Tiny Wish” storybook and video, based on a true story of a wish child.
Here’s the video:
To allow members of the public to experience the joy and happiness of seeing a wish fulfilled, Make-A-Wish Singapore has also launched a custom Instagram filter, ‘The Wish Effect’, in the form of a randomized wish generator.
To access the filter, head on down to the official Make-A-Wish Singapore’s Instagram Page (@makeawishsingapore) or by searching for ‘The Wish Effect’ in the Effects library on Instagram and Facebook. Do remember to hashtag #thewisheffect, tag Make-A-Wish Singapore and share the filter widely with your friends and social media followers.
Concert organizer, IMC Live Global, will be holding its inaugural Rock With Us: Online Charity Concert tomorrow (23 September) at 9pm to raise funds for underprivileged children in Singapore.
The start-studded concert features an impressive lineup including concert headliner, Angela Zhang. Other performers include Joi Chua, Weibird, Jeremy Monteiro with Alemay Fernandez, Rudy Djoe, So Drama Entertainment artistes, Tin Box The Live House Band and more.
Renowned Taiwanese host, Mickey Huang will be the master of ceremony for the night. The Guest of Honor for the event is Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law, Edwin Tong.
All proceeds will go in aid of the Orphanage’s much-needed dorm repair and renewal efforts.
In a bid to boost local tourism, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced that all Singaporeans aged 18 and above will receive S$100 worth of SingapoRediscovers vouchers that can be spent on staycations, tickets to leisure attractions and local tours approved by the Singapore Tourism Board
The SingapoRediscovers vouchers will come in denominations of S$10 through SingPass from December 2020. These vouchers are valid for seven months until the end of June 2021.
As of now, there are approximately 700 hotels, attraction and tour groups that have een approved by the Singapore Tourism Board.
In addition, there is also a S$10 subsidy for child/youth tickets for attractions and tours. Each user is entitled to purchase up to a maximum of six of these tickets at subsidised prices.
From now till 15 November 2020, Marina Bay Sands is offering a three in one ticket bundle at S$10 (UP: S$35.70) for its attractions, namely the Sands Skypark Observation Deck, Digital Light Canvas and Sampan Rides.
Sands Skypark Observation Deck
The Sands Skypark is located 57 storeys up from the heart of the Marina Bay district and offers scenic views of the panoramic vistas of Marina Bay and Singapore’s world-class cityscape.
The ticket bundle also comes with 5 digital photos and 2 animated videos at the Skypark.
Digital Light Canvas
Located at the North Promenade of the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, this attraction features a proprietary 4D vision display technology in the form of a magnificent 14-metre tall light sculpture suspended from the ceiling. More than 401,000 full-coloured LEDs are strung within 608 tubes hanging within the cylindrical sculptures.
Visitors can also interact with its elements.
Take a leisurely ride along the Canal at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands in a beautifully crafted Sampan boat as it circles the Rain Oculus.
Over 22,000 litres of water are released per minute from a skylight two storeys overhead from the Rain Oculus!
To purchase the ticket bundle, you first need to sign up to become a Sands Rewards Lifestyle member for free. Then present the Sands Rewards Lifestyle membership card at SkyPark Box Office or Retail Concierge counters to enjoy offer.
According to the weather forecast, thundery showers are expected on many late morning and early afternoon.
Despite the showers, it can still be warm on a few days where the daily maximum temperature could reach around 34°C.
The average daily temperature is forecast to range between 25°C and 33°C. Toward the second week of the September 2020, the weather on some nights can be warm and humid with night-time temperatures around 28°C.