NTUC Club Mid-Autum Charity Walk 2007

Posted: 22 September 2007

NTUC Wellness Club approached DPA to be a beneficiary of their first-ever charity walk for the Mooncake festival held on 22 September 2007. DPA had staged some performances by children with disabilities and put up an exhibition booth. The total amount of funds raised was S$4,789.55.

All registered participants received free gifts as they took a short walk with the handmade lanterns from Downtown East to Pasir Ris Park and back. They were also given a chance to win attractive prizes in the Lucky Draw which was held at the end of the event.

DPI World Assembly 2007

Posted: 8 September 2007

The 7th DPI World Assembly was held in Seoul, South Korea from 5 to 8 September 2007. It took on the theme, “Our Rights, Our Convention. But for All”, as the event focused on the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis-abilities. The event put together workshops, ple-nary sessions and cultural events. Mr Leo Chen Ian, Mr Gilbert Tan and Mr Vivek Verma attended the world assembly as DPA representatives. Mr Ron Chandran-Dudley was invited as the Founder and First President of DPA.

SMU Dominos Project 2007

Posted: 31 August 2007

The Singapore Management University Tritouch ConneXion adopted DPA as one of its beneficiaries for the project Dominoes of Dreams 2007. DPA received a total amount of S$7,787.30.

This project which ran from June to August 2007 was organised by SMU in the hopes of fulfill their aspirations. It specifically aimed to raise awareness on the needs of people with physically and intellectual disability, raise funds for the beneficiaries. inspire the youths to be socially-conscious citizens through community service and to connect youths to the community in an interactive and fun learning experience.

Smile for a Mile Project

Posted: 29 July 2007

The Smile for a Mile Project was a five-day jogging campaign organised by student volunteers from National Junior College, Swiss Cottage, Crescent Girls and Nanyang Girls to:

  1. Support the integration of the physically disabled into society;
  2. Heighten the awareness of the limitations of the physically disabled; and,
  3. Bridge the difference between the physically disabled and the able-bodied.

It also aimed to raise awareness of DPA so as to ensure the continunity of volunteerism to aid its causes.  (more…)

Fundraising Flag Day 2007

Posted: 16 June 2007

DPA participated in the Flag Day held on 16 June 2007. With 1,750 student volunteers helping the Association raise funds , DPA collected a total of S$48, 458.63.

The Association thanks everyone who helped in the collection, especially the schools and and their students. Without their assistance, this event could not have been successful.

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