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ABOUT NUHS

FUND LIMITED

NUHS Fund Limited is a Company Limited

by Guarantee and a registered charity

with IPC status. The charity was set

up by the National University Health

System (NUHS) to promote medical

research and development as well as

provide health-related services to

benefit the Singapore community.

A key objective is to address unmet gaps

not covered by existing government and

community assistance schemes, as well

as support patients who are determined

to be in need of financial assistance with

the costs of medical treatment and the

recovery process.

NUHS Fund Limited relies on the support

of benefactors and donors. Every dollar

donated goes in its entirety to help

beneficiaries and their families. Donations

may be made via this link:

bit.ly/NUHSfund .

Beyond dollars and cents

Understanding that giving extends beyond

financial support, the team from Bunge Asia

Private Limited has committed 400 hours of

service to spend time with elderly patients at the

National University Hospital (NUH). The seniors

have cognitive impairment in conversations and

activities. Every week, sta from the agribusiness

and food company visit the wards to interact and

engage patients in activities planned by NUH's

nursing and rehabilitation departments.

The volunteers have commented that they have

picked up new skills to interact with the elderly,

through training sessions by the nurses and hands-

on experience in the wards. They added that the

experience has given them more insights on how

to deal with their elderly relatives.

NUH patients also benefited from global insurance

agent XL Catlin’s Global Day of Giving in May 2016.

Child patients and their siblings were treated to a

day of fun and games organised by XL Catlin sta .

The activities gave the patients a much-needed

break from the routine of their hospital stay.

The XL Catlin sta found the project so meaningful

that they signed up again to organise a Christmas

event for more young patients. They brought joy

to the children with a magic show as well as roving

Santas and Elves who distributed presents in the

wards, Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Clinic

at NUH.

Mr Mark Houghton, XL Catlin’s Regional Manager,

shared that the company is “thankful for the

opportunity to bring cheer to these children… to

be able to o er them some time away from their

wards and relish what it is like to be a kid, even if

just for a moment”.

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1. Ikebana Singapore gave a floral

arrangement demonstration at

the 2016 Giving Tree cocktail

event. The bouquet was

presented to the Lee Choon

Guan Trust Fund, a long-time

donor of NUHS Fund Limited.

2. Diners at Timbre can round

up their bills to the nearest $10,

with the di erence going to

young patients in need.

3. Make-A-Wish Foundation

brought some Disney magic to

the children's ward at NUH.

4. NUH paediatric patients were

treated to a day of fun and games

on XL Catlin's Global Day of Giving.

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