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2019

WORLD SCIENTIFIC

23 January 2019: We received a generous book and monetary gift from World Scientific.

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MEDIACORP & NATIONAL LIBRARY BOARD

19 Jan 2019: MediaCorp staff distributed personalised book selections from NLB's WondeRead initiative which promotes reading among low-income.

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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.

 

2018

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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. 

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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.

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CPA AUSTRALIA

1 Dec 2018: Our ReadAble students had a thoroughly delightful time at the CPA Australia Christmas Party for a third year in a row.

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W!LD RICE

30 Nov 2018: Our ReadAble Explorers and Rangers were treated to a heartwarming, hilarious Christmas pantomime A $ingapore Carol by W!ld Rice.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CHARITREES

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.

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ROLYPOLY FAMILY

27 Oct 2018: Dance company Rolypoly Family organised a neighbourhood dance party with live music for ReadAble volunteers, children and families.

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WAKA WAKA

20 Oct 2018: Furama Group took the ReadAble Explorers to their indoor playground Waka Waka where they had a wonderful time tumbling and sliding, with a feast at the end of their adventures.

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ETHEL YAP

29 Sept 2018: Singer, songwriter and actress Ethel Yap ran an acting workshop focused on building character for the ReadAble Champions.

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MYCOMMUNITY

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.

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NANYANG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL’S ENGLISH SOCIETY

28 Jul 2018: Nanyang Girls’ High School’s English Society conducted a session for our ReadAble Rangers and Champions on Creative storytelling.

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FLEUR VELLA CHANG

14 Jul / 28 Apr 2018: Fleur Vella Chang, author and illustrator of Mabel goes to Singapore visited the ReadAble Rangers and Explorers for a storytelling session and craft activities.

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LINKLATERS LLP

30 Jun 2018: Linklaters LLP took our ReadAble Rangers and Champions on a dumpling and kueh making workshop at The Little Things Cooking Studio.

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NIE'S POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION PROGRAMME

25 Apr 2018: Student teachers in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme at NIE conducted Readers Theatre session for our ReadAble Rangers.

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SINGAPORE WRITERS' FESTIVAL

9 Mar 2018: ReadAble Explorers went to Enabling Village for storytelling courtesy of Singapore Writers Festival’s Words Go Round programme.

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OWL READERS CLUB

6 Mar 2018: Owl Readers Club donated pre-loved children books to ReadAble kids and our community library.

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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.

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TSE HAO GUANG

28 Feb 2018: Singaporean poet Tse Hao Guang led ReadAble Champions in a poetry workshop.

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PATISSIER WOO

20 Feb 2018: Baker Patissier Woo donated 200 Nutella tarts to ReadAble kids and volunteers. .

 

2017

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BOOKSACTUALLY

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.

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WILD RICE

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.

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CPA AUSTRALIA

10 Dec 2017: CPA Australia invited our ReadAble Explorers to their Christmas Party for the second year in a row.

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SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL

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.

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SITI KHALIJAH

12 Aug 2017: Singaporean theatre actress Siti Khalijah told her own story and inspired ReadAble Rangers to create their own dreams.

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THE FLOWER LIBRARY

14 May 2017: The Flower Library led a bouquet-making session for ReadAble Explorers for Mother’s Day.

 

2016 and beyond

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SINGAPORE AMERICAN SCHOOL

10 Dec 2016: The Singapore American School choir performed a lovely Christmas concert for the ReadAble kids.

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SINGAPORE REPERTORY THEATRE

27 Nov 2016: Singapore Repertory Theatre sponsored tickets for ReadAble kids to Charlotte’s Web.

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THE COMMUNICATION COVE & THE HIVE SINGAPORE

2 Jun 2016: Karmen and Caroline from The Communication Cove ran a training workshop for our volunteers while The Hive Singapore, a co-working space, sponsored our training venue.

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GOSPEL LIGHT CHRISTIAN CHURCH

10 Dec 2014: The ReadAble kids attended a Christmas Party sponsored by Gospel Light Christian Church.

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I THEATRE

28 Nov 2014: I Theatre invited our ReadAble kids to see a production Hop and Honk.