26 Nov '11, 11pm

Chan Chun Sing urges Singaporeans to rope in 2 volunteers each to help grow spirit of volunteerism

Chan Chun Sing urges Singaporeans to rope in 2 volunteers each to help grow spirit of volunteerism

For the spirit of volunteerism to grow here, all every volunteer has to do is to rope in two people each. Those are the sums of Mr Chan Chun Sing, Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, who shared his hope of fostering more do-gooders on Saturday. 'Everybody just go and reach out to two more volunteers, and we will be in good state,' he told The Sunday Times at an International Volunteer Day event organised by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre at *Scape in Orchard Road. Background story Urged to reach out 'Everybody just go and reach out to two more volunteers, and we will be in good state.' MR CHAN CHUN SING, Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, at an International Volunteer Day event at *Scape Background story Realistic target 'Who knows? Forty, 50 per cent is not an unrealistic target, so I want to be proud of t...

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