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Wicare Support Group

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What does Wicare Support Group do?

Providing Comfort & Assistance for Broken-Hearted Widows & Fatherless Children Wicare Support Group is a Singapore-based charity established in 1998 to help widows and their children cope with grief. Our holistic approach includes support groups, financial assistance, counseling, and social activities. Run by a network of widows who have overcome their own pain, Wicare serves over 700 members and offers tax-deductible donations since 1998

Founded

2000

People

chay tai yoke, nancy thio ling lie, lim poh hong, wei suat nee, tay seow fang (zheng xiaofang), martini hoan lee hoa manuru, lye lan fong, tay siew kee, ho pei fern

Causes

No PovertyHealth & WellnessChildrenEducation

Highlights

  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2000
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Providing emotional support to widows and fatherless children who are grieving and coping with loss, helping them navigate their bereavement through various programs such as counseling sessions, social activities, and financial assistance.
  • Offering a sense of community and belonging for the beneficiaries by connecting them with others in similar situations, reducing feelings of isolation and loneliness.
  • Promoting mental health awareness within society by highlighting the importance of emotional support during times of grief and loss.
  • Encouraging volunteerism among Singaporeans who are inspired to help those in need, fostering a culture of compassion and empathy towards widows and their children.
  • Enhancing social cohesion by bringing together people from different backgrounds and walks of life to support the same cause, thereby prom

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