It's About Giving
It’s About Giving explores inspirational stories, useful tips and information about giving in Singapore – whether of time, talent or money. Presented by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, the programme invites listeners to join in and help transform the soul of Singapore, one where we see more compassion in our society, and people helping each other.
|1||22/09/12|| Donating Wisely|
David Fong from NVPC tells you how to donate wisely.
|2||15/09/12|| Non-profit Leadership|
We normally don't associate charity with leadership. But, in reality, leadership is vital in charities as they're the ones who steer the organisation in serving the beneficiaries in the best possible way.
We talk about volunteering with our guest Quek Chun See.
|4||08/09/12|| Non-Profit Sectors|
Today, we are going behind the scenes of the non-profit sector. Guest: Dora Yip NVPC
|5||02/09/12|| Community Foundation of Singapore|
Philanthropy comes in many shapes and forms. Today, Dora Yip tells us about the Community Foundation of Singapore, an organisation that helps individuals, corporates and families donate impactfully to charity.
|6||01/09/12|| A day In The Life Of A Non-profit Staff|
Today Dora Yip brings you behind the scenes of the non-profit sector, and takes you through a day in the life of one of her colleagues at NVPC.
|7||26/08/12|| Senior Volunteering|
Senior citizens and retirees often make for reliable, competent and dedicated volunteers. Today, Dora Yip tells us about Mos Zay, a senior who volunteers full-time across Singapore.
|8||25/08/12|| President's Challenge Volunteer Drive|
This year, the President's Challenge takes place with an expanded focus that includes volunteerism. In this episode, Dora Yip tells us about the President's Challenge Volunteer Drive, meant to encourage volunteerism amongst all Singaporeans.
|9||19/08/12|| SALT Online|
Knowing more about giving makes us better givers. Today, Dora Yip introduces to us SALT Online, a web magazine fostering change in the non-profit community.
|10||18/08/12|| Giving A Voice to Individuals in Fringe Communities|
Dora Yip shares the story of how a common hobby can turn into doing good – and empower individuals to take ownership of, and give voice to, issues that concern them and their community.
|11||12/08/12|| Family Volunteering|
Another way to volunteer is with your family, but how do you make it a meaningful experience? Today Dora Yip shares three important points to take note of before your family decides to volunteer.
|12||11/08/12|| Event Volunteering (Post-National Day)|
National Day might be over, but the spirit of volunteerism still remains. Today, Dora Yip tells us about volunteering at large events and how to make the most of it.
|13||05/08/12|| One United People|
"One united people." A phrase often repeated, but hardly ever thought about. Today, in the spirit of National Day, Dora Yip shares with us what a "one united people" does.
|14||04/08/12|| Values in Action|
Today Dora Yip shares with us a story about how secondary school students started their own social initiative. Entirely student-led and sustained, this is an excellent example of school-based volunteerism.
|15||29/07/12|| Hidden Needs in Singapore|
Behind the glitter and glamour of Singapore's urban streets, lies hidden needs that would surprise many living here. Hunger, poverty, despair exist in our island state. Dora Yip discusses a few ways you can help out with such problems.
|16||28/07/12|| Volunteering on Boards|
Volunteering comes in many shapes and forms. Today, Dora Yip talks about a special way you can give back your time and talent, by serving on the Boards or Committees of non-profits.
|17||22/07/12|| Lending a Helping Hand|
Volunteering is easy; anyone and everyone can be a volunteer. Today, Dora Yip presents a few ways you can volunteer in your very own neighbourhood.
|18||21/07/12|| More than a One Night Stand – Corporate-NPO Networking Session by NVPC|
Corporate and non-profit organisations stand to gain much by collaborating with one another. Today, Dora Yip introduces NVPC's exciting "speed dating" event for such organisations.
|19||15/07/12|| Making a Difference at Work|
Most working adults today feel that they have too many commitments and cannot find time to volunteer. Today, Dora Yip shows us that volunteer work is possible with a packed schedule –all a person needs is to know where and how to volunteer.
|20||14/07/12|| Putting a Face to Dementia|
Dora Yip shares the story of how two young men used their talent for communications to destigmatise dementia in Singapore.