The Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) has been serving the Deaf Community for the past 55 years. In line with their mission to assist the Deaf achieve a better quality of life, integrate and contribute to society, they have been providing a range of services to the 5,600 clients they have. The services they offered include:
- discount for purchase of hearing aids and assistive devices,
- guidance and counseling,
- social care,
- financial assistance to the needy and
- job support.
SADeaf is having a Flag Day on Wednesday 16 March 2011 to raise funds to reach out and serve those in need in the Deaf Community. The collection centers for the event are as follows.
- SADeaf (227 Mountbatten Road),
- Bugis Junction,
- Tampines Regional Library,
- Sengkang Community Centre,
- Woodlands Regional Library and
- Jurong Point Shopping Centre.
All taekwondo members are encouraged to support the cause by serving as volunteers. Those who are interested in helping out but cannot do the full day from 9.00am to 6pm may offer their services within the duration they are available – for example, 9.00am to 1pm or 10.00am to 3.00pm.
Mr Brian Peh has agreed to co-ordinate the list of volunteers. Please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 94591809 to register your interest or get more information on the project.