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Make the rest of February a meaningful one with these fun events supporting social causes

Lend a helping hand to fund children's education in India, dementia patients and children from low-income families.

By Tay Shi Ting | Feb 16, 2017

  • Make the rest of February a meaningful one with these fun events supporting social causes
    Photo credit: Flickr user Tawheed Manzoor

With a wide range of events happening all around Singapore every day, from parties and festivals to workshops and markets, you'll be scratching your head and weighing out each option before coming to a decision everyday. But some of them might be a little more meaningful than the others because of the various social causes they stand with. if you're looking to do something fulfilling for the next half of February, here are three you should consider.

Hippy Peace & Love Fashion Show (Feb 18)

Local womenswear label Hani Brown is hosting a fashion show at Timbre at Gillman Barracks, where 45 "real" models-people from all walks of life, nationalities, professions and ages-strut the catwalk in fun-looking hippy clothes to the tunes of Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, The Doors and other great artists of that era. If you come dressed according to theme, you'll have a chance to win some awesome prizes, including $1,000 worth of clothes. During the show, enjoy some grub from Timbre and free flow beer, wine and soft drinks. No fashion show is complete without an afterparty; theirs will be held at Cuba Libre and comes with one complimentary drink.

How much: $98

Proceeds will go to: Alzheimer Disease Association, a voluntary welfare organization for the dementia patients and their families

Fight for Hope (Feb 25)

Singapore Fighting Championship is collaborating with Trifecta Martial Arts for a kickboxing event looking for the national kickboxing team. Fight For Hope will feature nine fights in total, with Singaporean fighters like Muhammad Ashiq from Juggernaut Fight Club, Swaswani from Singsiam Fitness and Anthony Musang representing Trifecta.

How much: $40

Proceeds will go to: The Kids Excel Program under Children's Wishing Well, a charity organization supporting low-income families’ children 

Pop Up Yoga Fundraising for Child Education (Feb 26)

There are lots of yoga events out there, but if you are looking for one that enriches more than just your life, why not join this session that supports a cause? This pop-up yoga session, a collaboration with local based platform GIVE50 which supports and raises funds for Nai Disha Education and Cultural Society in India to help them achieve their goals, will be held by Kathy Gabriel from Urban Yogis who will lead the session with a blend of Hatha, Yin and Vinyasa yoga.

How much: $10

Organization they are supporting: Nai Disha Education and Cultural Society, a non-profit supporting education for children from all walks of life, regardless of birth and social status, in India

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