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29 Questions with Jessie Ye

The Heartware Network team met up with Jessie Ye, a volunteer leader for the Support Our Pioneers Programme 2017 on her usual Saturday morning. Here are our 29 questions with Jessie: 1.     What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Stretch. 2.     What did you have for breakfast? Strawberry cake. 3.     Do you have […]

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Hardship Makes the Man

Scots-American Preacher Peter Marshall once said, “When we long for a life without difficulty, remind us that oaks grow strong under contrary winds, and diamonds are made under pressure.” Because winds of change are ever-present in our lives, if we do not learn to stand our ground, who knows when we will be uprooted and […]

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4 Things We Learnt from our Getaway

Work hard, play hard! – a mantra we chant in our heads as we navigated through a year of challenges and successes. We recently lived out that adage by taking a few days off for a staff retreat in beautiful Krabi! Our deepest gratitude to a Heartware Network donor who sponsored the retreat so that […]

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The Many Ways to Say Goodbye

“Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better? But because I knew you, I have been changed for good.”                                                                          […]

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As a student from Brunei, I wish to say to all teachers..

Teachers guide, inspire, and motivate. They impart life lessons, watch us grow, and believe in us even when we can’t. They have touched our hearts, and now we put our HEARTs out for them! Though we shouldn’t only show appreciation for our teachers once a year, Teachers’ Day is still a day we celebrate joyously […]

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What You Don’t See At The NDP Parades

The National Day Parade (NDP) is an annual nation-wide ceremony where Singaporeans celebrate Singapore’s independence. Since 2000, Heartware Network has been supporting the NDP Executive Committee in recruiting and training volunteers for hospitality management in the weekend parades. Till today, NDP remains the highlight event that attracts the largest pool of volunteers amongst our programmes! […]

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Coming Home

Koh Yinjie from Raffles Institution was given a chance to reminisce his younger days as he walked through the all-too-familiar corridors once more. He is back at Lianhua Primary School – affectionately called his “second home” – not as a student, but as a volunteer tutor by coincidence under the Tuition Programme. Check out what […]

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What It Means To Be Singaporean

Our ancestors had travelled thousands of miles to seek greater opportunities, landed in Singapore, and finally called it home. From mudflats to metropolis, they saw through impressive transformations, as our forefathers triumphed challenges and surpassed others’ expectations. They suffered and endured, and the outcome is the Singapore we know and love today. Being Singaporean is […]

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President Tony Tan: ‘Youths are the Future’

Speech by President Tony Tan at the Heartware Network 17th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Monday, 3 July 2017, 7.30 pm at the Grand Mandarin Ballroom, Mandarin Orchard Singapore Associate Professor Ho Peng Kee and Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon, Advisors, Heartware Network Bill Foo, Chairman, Heartware Network Partners, volunteers and friends of Heartware Network Ladies and Gentlemen […]

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Take Heart, Transform Lives

    A quote once goes, “Life is like an ocean. It can be calm and still, or rough and rigid. But in the end, it’s always beautiful.” Like the ocean, the world that we know holds boundless potential for growth. Overcome those challenges, and you will come out a stronger person. The question is: […]

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