|Yayasan Nanyang Press with the greatest support from Bao Bei Reading Wonderland, continues to uphold the spirit of the previous year’s event by once again organizing “The Gratitude & Contentment Charity Luncheon for Elderly and Orphans” on 1 September 2013, to be held at the SHOGUN Japanese Buffet Restaurant. Our media partners will be Nanyang Siang Pau, China Press, Life TV, Feminine and Pelajar Bulanan.
Unlike previous years, this year’s luncheon will take the form of a buffet. Yayasan Nanyang Press will invite 110 orphans from different orphanages, 110 living in poverty or from a nursing home for the elderly, and 220 from the generous public. The concept for this year is the same as last year’s – when a person purchases a charity ticket, he or she will be encouraged to sponsor another ticket for an orphan or elderly. Similarly, buying two tickets means a person will be sponsoring another two tickets to the orphans or elderly. One may choose to sponsor tickets for either the orphans or the elderly.
“Contentment” and “Gratitude” are the most important messages we hope to convey through this event. People from all walks of life, both fortunate or unfortunate, can get together to know and learn from each other. For example, when fortunate children meet the orphans, they will learn to cherish their time spent with their parents; whereas orphans will have the opportunity to know a new family or friend and experience the feeling of being loved. The elderly will be delighted by the warmth and concern shown by the younger generation. Videos of disabled people and natural disasters will be screened during the luncheon so that all guests will understand that there will always be someone having a better life than them; likewise, there will always be someone experiencing greater suffering. Bao Bei Reading Wonderland is honored to collaborate with Yayasan Nanyang Press in bringing good cause to the them as well as contributing to the society.