24 Jun '11, 2am

Buy a loaf of bread and help families in need Help the Needy ! if you like

Buy a loaf of bread and help families in need Help the Needy ! if you like

Singapore, June 24, 2011 - BUY a loaf of FairPrice bread from now till July 5, and you'll help needy families. Under the Breadwinners - We Care, U Care scheme, the FairPrice Foundation will donate $5 for every loaf bought to the NTUC-U Care Fund, which helps low-income workers cope with the rising costs of living. It aims to raise $10 million to help 130,000 needy families by giving them discount vouchers for groceries, Back To School vouchers for kids, funding support for bursaries and scholarships, and family recreational packages. Mr Mohamed Hairi Bahari, 51, a senior technician at a food company, and his family of eight are beneficiaries of the programme. He is the sole breadwinner in his family, which includes his wife, four children aged between 10 and 22, and his parents-in-law, and takes home about $2,500 per month. He said: "The fund is really helping my family." ...

Full article: http://www.soshiok.com/article/15700

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