23 January 2019: We received a generous book and monetary gift from World Scientific.
MEDIACORP & NATIONAL LIBRARY BOARD
19 Jan 2019: MediaCorp staff distributed personalised book selections from NLB's WondeRead initiative which promotes reading among low-income.
WEI TENG & BLOSSOM WORLD SOCIETY
26 Jan 2019: The author of Murphy, See How You Shine gave the young ReadAble Rangers a storytelling session, with copies of her book kindly donated by Blossom World Society.
AUN KOH AND SU LYN TAN
29 Dec 2018: Foodies Aun Koh and Su Lyn Tan (The Ate Group and chubbyhubby.net) set up an icecream bar as a surprise for our graduating kids.
REDEMPTION HILL CHURCH
8 Dec 2018: Our second annual Ready-for-School Christmas wishlist gift giving for the ReadAble kids was generously sponsored by Redemption Hill Church this year.
1 Dec 2018: Our ReadAble students had a thoroughly delightful time at the CPA Australia Christmas Party for a third year in a row.
30 Nov 2018: Our ReadAble Explorers and Rangers were treated to a heartwarming, hilarious Christmas pantomime A $ingapore Carol by W!ld Rice.
I LIGHT SINGAPORE
24 Nov 2018: The ReadAble Explorers and Rangers had fun creating artwork for i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition using up-cycled cookie containers.
THE BIRTHDAY COLLECTIVE
22 Nov 2018: Three of our ReadAble Champions' writings were featured in The Birthday Book (Junior) 2018: The Roads We Take, a collection of personal stories from young contributors.
NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
17 Nov 2018: The ReadAble Rangers and Champions attended a tour which took their imaginations to places and introduced them to the life and work of Raden Saleh.
9 Nov 2018: ReadAble was one of 30 Christmas trees (each featuring a non-profit) along Marina Bay as part of the ChariTrees initiative which shines a light on the less privileged.
27 Oct 2018: Dance company Rolypoly Family organised a neighbourhood dance party with live music for ReadAble volunteers, children and families.
15 Sept 2018: MyCommunity led by Carolyn Oei and Kelvin Ang took the ReadAble Rangers and Champions on a heritage tour in Tiong Bahru. Kenny Leck of BooksActually also invited them into the bookstore for cupcakes.
28 Jul 2018: Nanyang Girls’ High School’s English Society conducted a session for our ReadAble Rangers and Champions on Creative storytelling.
READABLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Mar 2018: The ReadAble community library was built with books generously donated by friends including Lindy Ong and Faeza Sirajudin who gave hundreds of books. Geraldine Pang and Celine Sim provided logistics support.
20 Feb 2018: Baker Patissier Woo donated 200 Nutella tarts to ReadAble kids and volunteers. .
27 Dec 2017: Friends of ReadAble including BooksActually donated gift sets of backpacks, school shoes, pencil cases, socks, watches, wallets and water bottles, as well as bundles of Sing Lit children’s books to ensure the ReadAble kids were ready for school.
17 Dec 2017: WILDRICE took the ReadAble kids and families to theatre production Mama White Snake, and Siti Khalijah came out for a special meet-and-greet.
10 Dec 2017: CPA Australia invited our ReadAble Explorers to their Christmas Party for the second year in a row.
2 Dec 2017: Singapore Writers Festival invited our ReadAble kids to participate in the festival where our preschool kids learnt how to draw native animals with illustrator Darel Seow.
12 Aug 2017: Singaporean theatre actress Siti Khalijah told her own story and inspired ReadAble Rangers to create their own dreams.
14 May 2017: The Flower Library led a bouquet-making session for ReadAble Explorers for Mother’s Day.
2016 and beyond
10 Dec 2016: The Singapore American School choir performed a lovely Christmas concert for the ReadAble kids.
27 Nov 2016: Singapore Repertory Theatre sponsored tickets for ReadAble kids to Charlotte’s Web.