"Our restaurants are also coming up with more Teochew vegetarian dishes to help promote an eco-vegetarian lifestyle to people,” revealed Jiang. Environmental Protection. There were also many Tzu Chi youth volunteers walking around carrying posters to promote environmental protection to people. in Charity. Tzu Chi Offices; Our Logo; Introductory pamphlet to Tzu Chi (e-book) Our Founder. Thus, the volunteers strongly urged all the stallholders at the Fair to do the initial round of sorting of the waste. in the tumult of people and events. I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy, Medicine Subsidies for HIV/AIDS Sufferers, Seniors Engagement & Enabling Node (SEEN), Tzu Chi International Medical Association. Master Cheng Yen; Master's Teachings; Tzu Chi Singapore. You gain some, you lose some, Happiness is about Accepting Whatever Life Brings Us, Weaving community stories on Stay Home Quilt Open House, A small cut has sparked compassion in a preschool teacher, Volunteers make isolation facility more comfortable to show appreciation to migrant workers, Bursary Recipients Reciprocate Their Love. Some volunteers and public members also … Archives. Remain at peace within even Since last year, Tzu Chi’s environmental protection volunteers have partnered with United World College of South East Asia (known as “UWC”) to recycle raw food waste, such as fruit peels, coffee and sugarcane grounds, etc. The public was invited to shop and enjoy various vegetarian dishes at the fair to support the NGO’s charity causes. Sign up and get the latest news and updates sent directly to your inbox. The World of Tzu Chi. Besides, the bags can also be used to raise funds for Tzu Chi’s charity programmes.”. For two years in a row, owner of “Bao Today” (a local restaurant chain) Jiang Mei Xin has sponsored a food stall at the Charity Fair. 2020 Tzu Chi USA Annual Charity Concert – Trailer October 13, 2020 | Disaster Relief For the first time ever, Tzu Chi USA is broadcasting its annual charity concert online. Our stores also offer discounts for those who bring their own mugs. They regard service to the public as their goal, and contribute their time and money for the betterment of the community, especially the underprivileged. Owner of “Bao Today” (a local restaurant chain) Jiang Mei Xin (middle) specially turned her Teochew crystal buns into vegetarian buns to be sold at Tzu Chi’s Festive Charity Fair. We are currently looking for volunteers to help us with the following work: To forgive others is, Charity is the foundation of Tzu Chi’s Missions. Watch more videos About Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines. According to the World Meteorological Organisation, one of the factors responsible for the wildfires across Australia is climate change. Tzu Chi Foundation volunteers worked tirelessly all year long to help those affected by the pandemic and natural disasters. We will also be composting food scraps and doing recycling onsite. As the Chinese New Year approaches, Tzu Chi Singapore will be holding the annual Festive Charity Fair on 11th & 12th Jan 2020. In support of the Tzu Chi Great Love Charity Fair organized by Tzu Chi Muar, volunteers from the charity division adopted a stall for the care recipients to partake in the event, thereby creating blessings for themselves while contributing towards the meaningful cause. Home / News & Stories / Gallery / Festive Charity Fair (2020) Share . 9, Elias Road, Singapore 519937 | Tel: (65) 65829958 | | info@tzuchi.org.sg, Shoppers brought along their own shopping bags to the Charity Fair in support of the green movement. “Sorting recyclables is actually very exhaustive and time consuming. As the Chinese New Year approaches, Tzu Chi Singapore will be holding the annual Festive Charity Fair on 11th & 12th Jan 2020. With the construction of Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur (TCISKL) in full swing and its opening scheduled for January 2020, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor held a charity fair on June 23, 2019 to support the good cause. Donate. Share on twitter. WHEN: September 7th, 2019 10 AM – 3 PM. Qiu said, "Our hands hurt when we made these bags, but we still did our best. At its annual Festive Charity Fair, Tzu Chi Singapore collaborated with a hospital and an international school to turn "useless" food waste into “useful” compost. Whenever Chinese New Year approaches, many people will think of Tzu Chi’s charity New Year cookies. (Photo by Lai Tong Heng), Young children from Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool help with selling festive goods at the Charity Fair in support for a good cause (Photo by Chai Yu Leong), By Er Hwi Yin, Lim Chee Shiong & Ong Chun Suan / Translated by Chong Sin Yin, Learning and overcoming obstacles while Mentoring with Love, Mentoring With Love 2.0 marks an end with a Thank You session, Tzu Shao Express Gratitude after Self-reflections before the Year Ends, Youth Webinar Panellists Share Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution, Life has its balance. "To help protect the environment, most of our products are packed using refill packs instead of individual packaging. Health Aid. Before the volunteers started to sort the recyclables, Tzu Chi’s environmental volunteer leaders explained to them the 5Rs of sustainability, namely “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, and Recycle”. With your help and generosity, we are determined to make the most of it.LEARN MOREVery Veggie MovementWe are raising awareness about ethical eating and the positive impact it will have on our planet, in every which way. till 2020 Oktober, 317,019 families and around 2,222,513 uncounters benefited from this program. Introduction; Global Site; Academic Discourse; COVID-19 Relief Action Report ; Our Founder. Education. Tzu Chi initiated a disaster relief programme and distribution of cash cards to relieve the challenges faced by the bu Learn to remain undisturbed Unlike previous occasions, Tzu Chi volunteers also collected cooked food waste at the Charity Fair. Charity. Name. And the granola bars are made of soybean grounds. Despite the change in location, the event still drew large crowds of people across the island, who had not only gave to charity, but also played a part in protecting the planet. The Tzu Chi Foundation was founded as a charity organization with Buddhist origins by the Buddhist nun Master Cheng Yen in 1966 in Hualien, Taiwan after Cheng Yen saw the humanitarian work of Christian missionaries in Taiwan in the post World War II period. The event offers underrepresented and low-income individuals the opportunity to take control of their health, and access crucial medical services at no cost. These are some of our footprints. Copyright © 2021 Tzu Chi Singapore. Since soy milk and ice cream are packed in plastic cups, she decided to sponsor UNISOY soy powder and granola bars, which do not require additional packaging. Some volunteers and public members also … About Tzu Chi Singapore; Milestones of Tzu Chi Singapore; Jing Si Hall; Our Volunteers; Annual … Charity is at the forefront of our mission. The event was held at its Jing Si Hall in the first few years and was later shifted to an open space next to Pasir Ris MRT station. However, I can always start (conserving resources) from myself,” shared a shopper, Huang Yun Ting. Tzu Chi USA began by mobilizing volunteers, then hosting “tea parties” where they could share their thoughts, experiences, and joy of volunteering. Introduction; Philosophy; Master's Teachings; The Master Answers; Jing Si Aphorisms; Awards; Life Wisdom; Wisdom at Dawn (video) The Mentor of Master Cheng Yen; Morning Volunteer Assembly; Our Missions. In Tzu Chi, our volunteers are called “volunteers with a mission” or “志工” (zhi gong) in Chinese. 2020/01/11 Our Gallery. Share on email. Huang Chun Lan, who has also been supporting Tzu Chi’s Charity Fair for many years, is one of the founders of Mr. Bean Limited. 9, Elias Road, Singapore 519937 | Tel: (65) 65829958 | | info@tzuchi.org.sg, Promoting at the CNY festive goods stalls. We will also be composting food scraps and doing recycling onsite. In the past, more than 400 litres of cooked food waste were discarded during the event. MPC @ Khatib (In front of Blk 838, Yishun St 81), Organiser Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore). Our R & D department will also continue to develop more solutions to reduce carbon footprint, such as cutting down on the use of plastic packaging," said Huang, as she shared about her business practices. Then, we will be able to reduce trash.". For the first time ever, Tzu Chi USA is broadcasting its annual charity concert online. At its annual Festive Charity Fair, Tzu Chi Singapore collaborated with a hospital and an international school to turn "useless" food waste into “useful” compost. Hence, the Master continues to urge and appeal to all to do their part to protect the environment. The colourful shopping bags that were of different sizes were not easy to make. The "Seeds of Hope" Bursary Programme of Tzu Chi Singapore was launched in 2009. Festive Charity Fair (2020) A wise person must be humble and unassuming, like the rice stalk that bows under the weight of ripe grain. For the first time ever, we are broadcasting our fundraiser 100% online and 100% for free. Health Aid Since March 2016, more than 278,693 people have been supported by the Tzu Chi Foundation in a health center in Sultangazi district, with only 9 different clinics. Not only did the practice reduce the amount of waste produced, it also helped to protect the environment. We feel happy as we made them with our own hands.”. Charity. “Environmental protection” continued to be a major highlight of the event, where people were urged to bring their own utensils and shopping bags to avoid using plastic disposables. Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) held its annual Festive Charity Fair from 11th January to 12th January 2020, with a focus on green practices. (Photo by Lee Foo Mun). 874 were here. We actively promote vegetarian food items, such as bean burgers, bean and oat milk, vegetarian dumplings, etc. Medicine. Since September 2019, Australia has been ravaged by record-breaking bushfires. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought families across the US into poverty, hunger, and desperation. In 1993, Tzu Chi volunteers raised funds to help cover medical costs of the needy at Pukekohe Hospital, which marked the beginning of the Charity Mission in New Zealand. This year, the venue has changed (again) to the Multi-Purpose sports court apposite Khatib MRT station. Rebuilding with Faith Building Trust with Love Helping the Underprivileged Thought for Food? (Photo by Douglas Lee Foo Tien), Tzu Chi’s youth volunteers promoting environmental protection to people (Photo by Gan Ming De), A volunteer picking up litter from the ground to be sorted at the recycling zone (Photo by Chai Yu Leong), A group of volunteers put up an eco fashion show that showcases clothes made of used plastic materials (Photo by Zheng Tian Fa), Parents of Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool’s students teach handcraft at the education zone of the Charity Fair. Some volunteers could be seen picking up the litter from the ground to be sorted at the recycling zone. Contact Us . The events drew supporters and quickly inspired the creation of additional chapters. by Tzu Chi KL & Selangor The increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is causing the country to face… Relief Efforts for Coronavirus Outbreak in Charity. Careers. She had brought with her around 10 pieces of reusable cutlery, and said that she sorts her trash for recycling at home and that bringing along reusable cutlery has become her habit. Starting from 2006, Tzu Chi has been holding a Festive Charity Fair annually prior to the Lunar New Year. She said that the main dishes of her restaurants are mostly made of meat, and in order to sell her buns at the fair, she has specially turned her Teochew crystal buns into vegetarian buns. Together While Apart – The Journey Forward2021 is finally here, but hardship is far from over. | Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) Copyright © 2021 Tzu Chi Singapore. People were also reminded to bring their own reusable cutlery, utensils and shopping bags through the event’s coupons and posters. All Rights Reserved. This is the Official Facebook Page of Tzu Chi Foundation Australia. Click to view photos of the Festive Charity Fair. Some volunteers and public members also … The fire ruined nearly half of Pine City and the town of Malden. Besides recycling cooked food waste, there was also a recycling zone for recyclables, non-recyclable trash, and food waste. in fact, being kind to ourselves. Charity. Chicago First Lady Health Fair. This year, a total of 8000 boxes of cookies were produced, one-third more than... To slow down the spread and reduce mortality, migrant workers staying in dormitories that are infected with COVID-19 are relocated and treated in isolation elsewhere. pledge today […] Plastic pollution is a widespread issue, but how are we to cut down on plastic usage? Sign up and get the latest news and updates sent directly to your inbox. Educational Program . With close to 170 offices/contact points across Malaysia and 20,000-strong volunteer base, Tzu Chi Malaysia has rendered aid to tens of thousands of underprivileged individuals and families in the spirit of Great Love that transcends all borders. Email Address. Babb Razed By Wildfire - Distribution Of Cash Cards By Tzu Chi Volunteers In America . View Map Tzu Chi Chicago will take part in the annual First Ladies Health Day for the third year this September. to turn them into compost for the school. Fernanda De Melo, a young lady from Brazil, signed up as a volunteer for the Festive Charity Fair through Tzu Chi’s website to help with sorting recyclables. On the 7th of September 2020, a bushfire in Babb, Washington went wild. "In the face of global warming, I dare not expect myself to be able to do much in saving the earth and promoting environmental protection. *As part of our continuous effort to promote eco lifestyle, we encourage you to bring along your reusable cutleries and shopping bags as there will not be any disposable cutleries provided at the fair. When food waste from the Charity Fair arrives at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, it is turned into compost using a machine. Therefore, no disposables were provided at the Charity Fair; instead, reusable cutlery and utensils were provided for diners. From time to time, young children from the Tzu Chi Great Love PreSchool were seen walking around carrying baskets of festive goods to sell to people in support for a good cause. Join us for a spectacular evening highlighting the strength, resiliency, and togetherness of humanity and dive deep into your compassion. A senior, Qiu Bao Xi, said, “We made these to help protect the environment and for the good of our health as we could make use of our hands and fingers. In 1966, the year when Taiwan had experienced 20 years of poverty and received 15 years of US aid after the Second World War, Dharma Master Cheng Yen established Tzu Chi from scratch in Hualien, a town located in the impoverished and remote east coast of Taiwan. While Tzu Chi USA’s initial efforts to “Flatten the Curve” have brought immediate aid to our front-line heroes, essential workers, and more, we are now shifting into long-term recovery efforts that buffer the outstanding needs of our nation’s most vulnerable. Fernanda, who had lived in Beijing previously, was aware of the severity of pollution. Besides doing recycling, the most appealing feature of the Charity Fair was the great variety of delicious vegetarian food. With the construction of Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur (TCISKL) in full swing and its opening scheduled for January 2020, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor held a charity fair on June 23, 2019 to support the good cause. Humanity. We invite you to support our good cause, and also protect the environment by bringing your own bags and utensils. Jing Si Aphorism by Master Cheng Yen. History. Share on facebook. Short Videos. We invite you to support our good cause, and also protect the environment by bringing your own bags and utensils. It required a lot of concentration and intricate handicraft skills. From that, Fernanda realised that it is not easy to do recycling. Charity Program. The answer is: “start from the source”. Be a Volunteer. In addition to charity, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation dedicates itself in the fields of medicine, education, environmental protection, international relief and the establishment of one of the world’s largest bone marrow donor registry. Senior citizens from Tzu Chi Seniors’ Engagement and Enabling Node (SEEN) have also handmade shopping bags to be sold at the Charity Fair. With the construction of Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur (TCISKL) in full swing and its opening scheduled for January 2020, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor held a charity fair on June 23, 2019 to support the good cause. Sign up and get the latest news and updates sent directly to your inbox. After moving to Singapore, she wholeheartedly wished to do her part to protect the environment, and discovered about the recycling activity at Tzu Chi’s Charity Fair. Dharma Master Cheng Yen says, "In the face of major disasters, we must awaken to the lessons they bring.”  The explosive world population and the swift depletion of natural resources have greatly overburdened our planet. I hope that more people can understand the 5Rs, so that they would consider whether they really need an item before buying it. Stay Informed About Our Work. (Photo by Lee Foo Mun). Venue: MPC @ Khatib (In front of Blk 838, Yishun St 81)Time: 10am - 7pm (11 Jan)  &  10am - 6pm (12 Jan), Going green by doing on site recyclables sorting and not using any disposable cutleries. Featured Stories. Tzu Chi’s charity work is inspired by great love to provide material and spiritual relief to anyone in need, regardless of nationality, language and religion. The Festive Charity Fair this year is held at MPC@Khatib. | By Er Hwi Yin, Lim Chee Shiong & Ong Chun Suan / Translated by Chong Sin Yin, Volunteers pouring food waste into a recycling bin to be turned into compost (Photo by Lim Beng Chai). Tzu Chi volunteers help the the most vulnerable of society, from the hungry to those in poverty by providing services along with compassion. Thinking of going the extra mile to support our causes? See the spectacular lineup of artists for the 2020 Tzu Chi USA Annual #CharityConcert, for our long-term COVID-19 recovery efforts, happening Sat, Oct 17! Apart from festive goods stalls, food stalls, a reception area and a Jing Si product display zone, the Charity Fair also included stage performances and handcraft workshops. (Photo by Pua Poo Toong). All Rights Reserved. I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy, Medicine Subsidies for HIV/AIDS Sufferers, Seniors Engagement & Enabling Node (SEEN), Tzu Chi International Medical Association. Videos. Not only did the practice reduce the amount of waste produced, it also helped to protect the environment. when busy and occupied. Tzu Chi provides food, clothing, shelter, direct financial assistance, and more. Marquee Canopy & Furniture Supply - Charity Fair For Tzu Chi International School Kuala Lumpur. The elderly volunteered enthusiastically when they knew that they could weave shopping bags for sale at the event. Through studying news and information online, she knew that only when everyone plays a part in protecting the environment can pollution be mitigated. Research has shown that going vegetarian is one of the best ways to protect the environment. This year, Tzu Chi collaborated with Khoo Teck Puat Hospital to recycle used cooking oil and cooked food waste to make compost for the hospital's greenery. 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