Our Board of Directors Secretary, Mr. Jacob Tan, was appointed to be the Secretary of the IRCC for 2017/2018. This year’s appointment ceremony was held during Iftar, recognising the rich traditions of the Malay and Muslim community.
9 - 11 February 2017
We participated in Chingay under the WeCare Singapore Contingent, which saw a record number of 500 partners and 1000 grassroots leaders. The contingent reflected a diverse community coming together to build a stronger Singapore.
Joint Blood Donation Drive
21 January 2017
Red is the colour of harmony–under our different skin colour, we all bleed the same red. Together with Khalid Mosque and Geylang United Temple, we partnered with Red Cross for a joint blood donation drive held at our church. Over 200 participants from various races and religions donated blood, which will help over 450 patients.
HOGC & Khalid Mosque Joint-Tuition Programme
18 July - 2 October 2016
As a statement of racial and religious harmony, we partnered with Khalid Mosque in a joint-tuition programme, providing tuition for underprivileged youths taking their 2016 GCE ‘O’ Levels.
Changkat Primary Mentoring Programme
11 July - 5 October 2016
For 4 months, our volunteers mentored Primary 5 students from Changkat Primary, helping them in their studies and showing them what it means to give back to society.
Clan Association Mid-Autumn Celebration
10 September 2016
Together with the MP of Marine Parade GRC, Assoc. Prof. Fatimah Lateef, we participated in Mid-Autumn celebrations with clans of various dialects in our community.
Geylang Serai Light Up
20 May 2017
We participated in this year’s light up ceremony themed “Deepening the Kampong Spirit” to commemorate Ramadan with the Muslim community. This event also allowed both locals and tourists to appreciate the Malay culture in Singapore.
Iftar at Khalid Mosque
11 June 2017
Iftar is a significant event for Muslims as they break fast during the month of Ramadan. We partnered with Khalid Mosque and the IRCC to distribute food to the community in Geylang Serai.
Geylang Serai Mid-Autumn Town Night
23 September 2017
Together with IRCC, we set up a booth at the Geylang Serai Mid-Autumn Town Night Carnival to raise awareness of the need for racial and religious harmony and to promote the community spirit in Geylang Serai.