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Support Team Abstract - A Day of Fun in Support of Art Therapy

Updated: Jan 11

Team Abstract

Provision Print is proud to be one of the sponsors for Team Abstract!, a team of students from Hwa Chong Institution, National Junior College and St Joseph’s Institution.

They are one of the teams participating in the 2019 Citi-YMCA Youth for Causes Programme, a community initiative started by Citi and the YMCA of Singapore in 2003. Funded by Citi Foundation, the programme is a catalyst to promote social entrepreneurship and community leadership development among Singapore youths.

Since May, their team has been organizing various publicity and fund-raising activities in support of The Red Pencil (Singapore), a registered charity and Institution of Public Character that brings the benefits of arts therapy (drawing, music, movement and dance) to children, adults to children, adults and low-income families who have been through overwhelming and traumatic life circumstances such as life-threatening illness, violence and abuse, for which they may have no words (more info at bottom of page).

On the 31st of August, they will be organizing an event at BooksActually to spread the word about arts therapy as well as to raise funds for The Red Pencil (Singapore). They have prepared an interesting line-up that includes:

• A short sharing session by local art therapist Calvin Pang, former recipient of The Red Pencil (Singapore) scholarship and graduate of the MA Art Therapy programme at LASALLE College of the Arts

• Live music performances by some of our team members and volunteers

• Sales of merchandise such as hand-drawn stickers, badges, t-shirts

• There’s also an art booth for you to doodle, write about what art means to you and more!!

Come join them for this exciting event that includes an insightful talk on Art Therapy as well as soulful performances by talented singers! The best way to spend your Saturday, come down to have fun and support them to champion this social cause of art therapy! Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: 31st August 2019

Time: 11am – 1pm

Address: BooksActually, 9 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168645

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