FRESH (Fresh gRoceries for Every Student’s Home) - CHILDREN'S WISHING WELL
Founded in 2002, we started as a help desk for latchkey kids. The Founder built a team that offered advice to students who seemed lost and lacked family support. Today, we provide a broad range of assistance. We offer monthly groceries, lunch pocket money and cooked dinners. Our signature program, Grant-A-Wish, helps needy students with necessities for education, health and basic living. We have thus provided spectacles, hearing aids, sports shoes or equipment, book vouchers and household items. Even fumigation services.
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FRESH (Fresh gRoceries for Every Student’s Home)

In addition to providing groceries packed and delivered to homes, we organise fortnightly supermarket shopping trips, where children from low-income families shop for what they really like and need, within a given budget. They learn about nutrition, budgeting, and decision-making – skills which will have broader impact on their lives. Volunteers will teach the children how to choose nutritious and value-for-money food. Level of interaction with children is high and the time commitment is about 2 hours per session.

Step 1: Volunteers give a talk to the large group on nutrition / healthy eating / budgetting

Step 2: Volunteers are paired with one or two children to make a shopping list

Step 3: Shopping with volunteers (one volunteer is paired with one to three children)

Step 4: Debrief and large group sharing about shopping experience

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Cost of session/event, plus donation to cover admin cost of organising the event

 

VOLUNTEER
Friday afternoons and school holidays

 

If interested to conduct a FRESH event, pls email to info@wishingwell.org.sg with your preferred date, number of volunteers, and budget available.