Sunday, November 9, 2008

Lee An in Love In Any Language Christmas Fair 2008


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CELEBRITIES GATHER TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN’S CHARITIES ASSOCIATION
‘Love In Any Language’ Christmas Fair 2008 . 22 November 2008 . Saturday . Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza


Local and overseas celebrities including Korean star, Lee An will be making special appearances at Children’s Charities Association’s (CCA) ‘Love In Any Language’ Christmas Fair 2008.

Every year since 1965, Children’s Charities Association has been organizing the Annual Christmas Fair to raise funds to help the less fortunate children under the care of the six member charities. This year, this major fundraising event will be held on Saturday, 22 November 2008 at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza from 8.30am to 6pm.

The event begins with the Children’s Charities Association Walkathon at 8.30am. Bring your kids down and meet Kooky, Channel 5 Cares Mascot who will flag off the
Walkathon. Themed the ‘Love In Any Language’ Christmas Fair 2008, the event will be graced by CCA’s patron, Mrs. S R Nathan as the Guest-of-Honour. The
highlight of the day features a fashion show – Fashion MINDS: Shineon! Love Recycled, specially prepared by 25 children from MINDS Lee Kong Chian Gardens
School and Shineon! School on Stage. Hosted by Margaret Lee and Lin Youfa, the show features apparels donated by our local celebrities Mark Lee, multi talented artiste Jiu
Jian, Kenn, a composer/actor/ singer/ writer, Yang Lina, Yang Libing and many more. With a little creativity, students of LaSalle and NAFA will then transform the apparels
to beautiful kids’ wear for these young models, to make a fashion statement.
To add sparkle to the event, a Channel 5 All Star 2009 Calendar will be launched and sold at the fair. This limited edition calendar feature stars such as Gurmit Singh, Fiona Xie, Adrian Pang, Michelle Chia, Michelle Chong, Utt, Andrea Fonseka, Chua Enlai, Rebecca Lim, Julian Hee, Aaron Aziz and Jas Arora. Retailing at only $15 each, proceeds will be donated to CCA. Some of the artistes like Adrian Pang, Michelle Chia, Fiona Xie, Rebecca Lim, Utt, Michelle Chong and Chua Enlai will be on site to autograph the calendars!
Peter Seow, Chairman for this year’s Children’s Charities Association ‘LOVE IN ANY LANGUAGE’ CHRISTMAS FAIR commented: “I want to raise awareness of Children’s Charities Association and the children we campaign for. The funds raised will go towards uplifting the lives of the many children in need – those who are physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged. The funds will go into supporting six charities for the children and we hope that this fund will improve the day to day lives of these children and their families."

Making A Difference One Child At A Time
The Children's Charities Association (CCA) is the coordinating body purposed to organize fund-raising projects for member charities that have the common objective of
helping physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged children of Singapore . To date, they have reached out to more than 40,000 less fortunate children".

The six member charities are single minded in their effort to educate, train and assist the children under their care to become independent and useful citizens who can play their part for the nation.

The six CCA member charities are:
Association for Persons with Special Needs
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore
St Andrew's Mission Hospital
Singapore Association for the Deaf
Singapore Children's Society
Spastic Children's Association of Singapore


HOW YOU CAN HELP THE CHILDREN’S CHARITIES ASSOCIATION
1. Participate in the Children’s Charities Association Walkathon
22 Nov 2008, Saturday . Ngee Ann City CIVIC Plaza . 8.30am to 10.30am
Participate in the Children’s Charities Association Walkathon with a child for only S$20 per person or as a corporate charity activity for only $2,000. (Approximately 2 km along Orchard Road .) Register online at http://www.childrenscharities.org.sg

2. Donations can be made by mail: Children’s Charities Association
14 Holland Avenue #01-69 Singapore 271014 . Cheque should be crossed & made payable to Children’s Charities Association. * Donations are Double Tax-Deductible

3. Corporate Donation Package
In view of the festive period and the prime location of the event, we have specially created the Corporate Donation Packages for retailers and partners to showcase their festive collection or products during the event. A first in CCA’s annual fund raising event, we hope that the Corporate Donation Packages will help our donors increase their brand presence in Singapore ’s most sorts after retail precinct – Orchard Road . Corporate Donation Packages range from S$5,000 to S$15,000 and includes booth space, stage-time and an opportunity to present your Cheque Donation to Mrs. S R Nathan, our patron & Guest-of-Honour.

4. Purchase or assist in the sale of ‘LOVE IN ANY LANGUAGE’ Christmas Fair 2008 Coupons
At S$10 each, the coupons will entitle the donors an afternoon of fun-filled entertainment and a variety of scrumptious food and drinks, plus stand a chance to win many attractive prizes.

5. SPONSORSHIP OF LUCKY DRAW PRIZES
Sponsor prizes for the Lucky Draw or donate products for sale at the Children’s Charities Association ‘Love In Any Language’ Christmas Fair 2008.


For more information, please contact:
Children’s Charities Association
Mariati Selamat
Tel: 67732561
Fax: 6773 2596
Mox.ie Active Marketing
Doreen Lee
Hp: 96222952
Tel: 6323 0020

2 comments:

Lee Hua said...

^^ will be there... doing charity is good~

lucy said...

Yup! Doing charity is good, but i'm uable to attend will be overseas for hoilday.