In partnership with The Food Bank Singapore, ‘CapitaLand #MealOnMe’ provided more than 38,000 meals and 6,000 food bundles containing canned protein, snacks and drinks to the elderly, children from low-income families and community care staff amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This was made possible by S$350,000 worth of funding from CapitaLand Hope Foundation and donations from CapitaStar members.
During the circuit breaker period, CapitaLand staff volunteered to deliver meals to the vulnerable, with the coordination by CapitaLand's volunteer committee members.
Scroll down to find out more about the people who contributed to this initiative which brought warmth and hope to the local community affected by COVID-19.
During this challenging period, many like Mdm S, Mdm Karen and seniors from AWWA and Apex Harmony Lodge face even greater struggles as their lives are disrupted by the pandemic. Some are unable to head out for meals, or see a decline in in meal provision from volunteers. As such, the #MealOnMe initiative was started to support them tide through this period be delivering warm meals to their homes.
CapitaLand #MealOnMe - The Food Bank Singapore Edition
The Food Bank Singapore is Singapore’s first food bank established in 2012, with a mission to end food insecurity in all forms by being the prevailing centralised coordinating organisation for all food donations here. CapitaLand worked with them to identify vulnerable groups in the community that needed our support.Watch more videos here!
As part of the initiative, CapitaLand also rallied CapitaStar members to donate 5,000 STAR$® towards a meal, with 1:1 matching by CapitaLand Hope Foundation. Within the first week starting on 23 April 2020, 5,000 contributions were made, providing over 8,000 meals for the vulnerable community.Watch more videos here!
CapitaLand #MealOnMe - The Retailers Edition
CapitaLand malls’ F&B tenants including ABR Holdings, Creative Eateries Group, Katrina Group and The Minor Food Group have also come onboard with us to do good together.Watch more videos here!
CapitaLand #MealOnMe - Volunteer Committee Members Edition
Due to the circuit breaker measures, meal recipients are unable to head out of their homes to collect their meals. This also meant that more volunteers were required for deliveries to the households. CapitaLand’s volunteer committee members coordinated the volunteer schedules to ensure smooth delivery of meals.Watch more videos here!
CapitaLand #MealOnMe - The Volunteers Edition
More than 150 CapitaLand staff and their family members were on-ground to personally deliver meals to the elderly and underprivileged children in the community.Watch more videos here!