19 Jun '11, 8pm

IBM gives back to the community

SINGAPORE - Computer giant IBM plans to give back to the community through volunteer work and grants as part of its centennial celebrations, beginning with a grant of US$10,000 (S$12,385) to establish a programme to teach public speaking and leadership skills to students here aged 16 and above. Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, Major-General (NS) Chan Chun Sing presented the grant yesterday, along with other community grants. The grant by IBM Singapore is in partnership with the Toastmasters Club and local schools. IBM Singapore is also providing community grants to support specific projects, including weekly support groups for disadvantaged children and ex-offenders, daily meal deliveries for the elderly and an e-learning programme for children undergoing cancer treatment. Ten Centennial grants will be made available this year through employees,...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110618-0000249/IB...

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