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Attention!!!

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Singapore Red Cross appointed lead agency to coordinate Singapore’s relief efforts to Japan

posted 16 Mar 2011, 00:03 by RCHN NUS Chapter

15 March 2011 – The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has been appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to coordinate Singapore’s relief efforts to Japan.  

 

A total of SGD 500,000 has been given to the SRC to kick-start Singapore’s procurement of relief items for the survivors of the recent Japan disaster. 

 

The relief items that the SRC will be procuring and sent to Japan within the next 48 hours include blankets, collapsible water containers, mattresses and bottled water.  These items were requested by H.E.Yoichi Suzukii, Japanese Ambassador to Singapore. 

 

Since this afternoon, the SRC has made available more channels for the public to make donations to its “Japan Disaster 2011” fund.  To date, a total of SGD 100,000 have been received through donations via cash, cheque and mobile giving.    . 

 

The SRC is accepting monetary donations only.  All donations made to the “Japan Disaster 2011” appeal will be earmarked specifically for the relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts for survivors of this disaster.   Donors are advised that there will not be any tax deductions for donations made to this appeal.

 

Donors who wish to make a donation may do so through the following:

 

a)            Cash Donations

Donors may make a cash donation at the Singapore Red Cross at 15 Penang Lane (5 mins from Dhoby Gaut MRT Station) during these opening hours: 

  • Mondays to Fridays                                        9.30am to 9pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays      9.30am to 6pm

 

b)            Cheque Donations

Cheque donations to be made payable to the “Singapore Red Cross Society” and sent to the Singapore Red Cross at 15 Penang Lane, Singapore 238486..  Please indicate at the back of the cheque the following:

·         Japan Disaster 2011

·         Name of donor/organization

·         Contact numbers

·         Address

 

c)            SMS Mobile Giving

Donors may donate via their mobile phones by sending REDCROSS to 75772.  For every sms received, S$50 will be donated to the “Japan Disaster 2011” fund.

 

 

 

 

 

d)            AXS Stations

 

Donors may also make their donations at various outlets of the AXS Stations.  This will be available by Wednesday, 16 March, 3pm. 

 

Several banks have also come forward to make available their internet banking, ATM and phone banking services.  These include:

 

e)         OCBC donation channels

 

Donors may make their donations via OCBC multiple banking channels.  These include the ATM, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, Phone Banking, PLUS! Internet Banking and PLUS! Phone Banking.  Please refer to Annex 1 for the user guide.

 

f)          DBS donation channels

Donors may make their donations via DBS’s ATM and Internet Banking. Please refer to their website at www.dbs.com.sg for information.

 

g)         UOB donation channels

Donors may also make their donations via UOB’s Personal Internet Banking with effect from Wednesday, 16 March.  Please refer to Annex 2 for the user guide or their website at www.uob.com.sg.

 

 

For more information on the work of the SRC, the IFRC and the JRCS, please visit the, www.redcross.org and www.ifrc.org

 

Ms Carol Teo

Head, Corporate Communications

Tel: 6336-0269 x 272 / Mobile: 9732-8052

Email: carol.teo@redcross.org.sg

 

 

 


 

Annex 1 – USER GUIDE FOR OCBC Donation channels

OCBC - All donation channels will be opened to OCBC Bank customers after 9am on Tuesday, 15 March 2011, and will end on 13 April 2011

OCBC ATM

1. Select “MORE SERVICES”
2. Select “BILL PAYMENT”
3. Select “PAY TO GOVT / STAT BOARD”
4. Select account to debit from
5. Enter donation amount
6. Enter account number to debit from (for customers with more than 1 account)     
7.  Enter bill code “5571” for JAPAN DISASTER 2011
8.  Confirm bill code entered
Transaction is completed. Please keep transaction receipt for reference.

Note: Applicable to both OCBC and PLUS! cards

OCBC Internet Banking

You can access our Internet banking website at the following link: https://www.ocbc.com/internet-banking/ and follow the step-by-step instructions.

1.  Login using your Access Code and PIN
2.  Click on Login Button
3.  Enter your One-time password from your selected token.
4.  At left navigation menu
5. Click on Bill Payment
6. Click on By Account
7. Select your ‘From Account’ to be debited
8. Select JAPAN DISASTER 2011 and enter the amount that you would like to pay.
9. For Bill Reference number, please enter your contact number.
10. Click on Preview button
11. At Preview Page, review your input and click on Submit button
12. At Acknowledgement, a message will be displayed to inform you of the status of your transaction

You may Save/Print your Acknowledgement page for your own reference

OCBC Mobile Banking


1. Log into Secured Mobile Banking with your Internet Banking Access code, PIN and 2 Factor Authentication token
2. Select Bill Payment followed by Bill Payment to Billing organisations
3. Select JAPAN DISASTER 2011
4. Select your ‘From Account’ to be debited
5. Enter your contact number at the Bill Reference no. field
6. Enter donation amount
7. Click on Preview to verify payment details
8. Click on Submit to confirm donation
9. Successful donations would be reflected on your transaction history or monthly statement.


OCBC Phone Banking

Step 1: Call 1800 – 363-3333
Step 2 : Select Language
Step 3: Press 1 for Account Information, Funds Transfer & Other Account Related Services
Step 4 : Enter 7 or 8 digits Phone Code
Step 5 : Enter 6 digits Phone PIN
Step 6 : Press 3 for Bill Payment
Step 7 : Press 4 to select Other Organisation bills
Step 8 : Select “JAPAN DISASTER 2011
Step 9: When prompted for Bill Ref no, please enter your contact number and press # key
Step 10: Select Account type to debit from (if required) (e.g. Passbook Savings; Account with Statements)
Step 11: Enter Account Number or press 0# to select account number (if required)
Step 11: Enter amount and press # key
Step 12: Press 1 to confirm donation

PLUS! Internet Banking

You can access our PLUS! Internet banking website at the following link: https://www.plus.com.sg/internet-banking/ and follow the step-by-step instructions.

1. Login using your Access Code and PIN
2. Click on Login Button
3. Enter your One-time password from your selected token.
4. At left navigation menu
5. Click on Bill Payment
6. Click on By Account
7. Select your ‘From Account’ to be debited
8. Select JAPAN DISASTER 2011 and enter the amount that you would like to pay.
9. For Bill Reference number, please enter your contact number.
10. Click on Preview button
11. At Preview Page, review your input and click on Submit button
12. At Acknowledgement, a message will be displayed to inform you of the status of your transaction

You may Save/Print your Acknowledgement page for your own reference


PLUS! Phone Banking

Step 1: Call 1800 – 820 2020
Step 2 : Press 1 for Self-Service Phone Banking
Step 3 : Select Language
Step 4 : Press 1 for Account Information, Funds Transfer & Other Account Related Services
Step 5 : Enter 7 or 8 digits PLUS! Phone Code
Step 6 : Enter 6 digits PLUS! Phone PIN
Step 7 : Press 3 for Bill Payment
Step 8 : Press 4 to select Other Organisation bills
Step 9 : Select “JAPAN DISASTER 2011
Step 10: When prompted for Bill Ref no, enter your contact number and press # key
Step 11: Select Account type to debit from (if required) (e.g. Passbook Savings; Account with Statements)
Step 12: Enter Account Number or press 0# to select account number (if required)
Step 13: Enter amount and press # key
Step 14: Press 1 to confirm donation


Annex 2 – USER GUIDE FOR UOB Donation channels

Instructions for PIB


UOB Personal Internet banking transfer:
A. UOB Personal Internet Banking
1. Login to UOB Personal Internet Banking
2. Select "Bill Payment" on the left navigation panel
3. Select "Quick Pay" on the left navigation panel
4. Select the following from the Billing Organisation List :
   “RED CROSS – JAPAN DISASTER
5. Enter your “telephone number” as the Bill Reference Number
6. Select the deposit account to debit
7. Enter the donation amount
8. Click “Submit” to confirm the transaction.

9. Click “Confirm” to complete the transaction

 

 

 

Project R.I.C.E. 2011 Recruitment

posted 1 Dec 2010, 04:37 by RCHN NUS Chapter   [ updated 18 Dec 2010, 06:26 ]

Start a new semester with a meaningful event by making a difference to other's life?

Project R.I.C.E is recruiting volunteers!

Project RICE 2011 is a nationwide large-scale rice collection event.

R.I.C.E stands for:

-      Reach out to the needy

-      Instil the spirit of volunteerism in our youths – our next generation of leaders

-      Champion the cause of the needy

-      Ensure the long-term sustainability of the rice project

Beneficiaries

Island-wide 8500 needy elderly

Details

We are recruiting volunteers for the publicity of this event, collection and distribution of rice around Bukit Batok, Clementi and West Coast areas.

Publicity Date:

Saturday 15 January 2011

Rice Collection & Distribution Days:

·        1st day :Saturday, 22 Jan 2011

·        2nd day :Saturday, 29 Jan 2011

You can either join us for the entire event (3 days) or indicate your preferred day(s).

If you are interested, please sign-up at the link below:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dG9Yc0ZqX1BzN0lXNHdQd1lCSURXZ3c6MQ

Target

90,000 kg

Benefits that you will get:
  • Leadership skills if you are selected to be a group leader!
  • Subsidized LUNCH & free  T-Shirt !
  • Well-awarded CCA points and CCA hours!

Spread the love & joy to the needy elderly within our community!

Come and join us!


Project Dawn 2011 Recruitment

posted 1 Dec 2010, 04:35 by RCHN NUS Chapter   [ updated 1 Dec 2010, 04:52 ]

Project Dawn is an annual overseas CIP project which is heralded by Red Cross Humanitarian Network (NUS). It will be held during the May/June vacation period. Project Dawn will be returning to Prey Veng, Cambodia to provide humanitarian aid to the Hope Village orphanage situated there. This will be the second consecutive year that RCHN NUS is carrying out this project and we would like to share this wonderful experience with all of you. Get to experience life in a traditional Cambodian Village, the lifestyle of Cambodians and savor the country side with us.
 
If you wish to have a chance to express your leadership skills, working with a dynamic and jovial group of team members, showing your compassion to those in need and experiencing whole new culture beyond Singapore’s hustle and bustle, this is one opportunity that you will not want to miss out while you are student in NUS!

Positions available for applications are Marketing, Fundraising, Logistics and Publications. 

Interested? Join us now at 
www.tinyurl.com/dawn2011 !

Application Closes on 5th December (Sunday)

Member Recruitment

posted 15 Aug 2010, 06:36 by RCHN NUS Chapter   [ updated 15 Aug 2010, 06:57 ]

Missed our welcome tea but still interested in joining RCHN - NUS Chapter?
Fret not! We are still recruiting members!

So, if you are committed, dedicated person who have the passion to serve community, we invite you to join us by signing up through e-form below!

If you are interested in becoming the committee member, do sign up as a member first and then fill up the application e-form by clicking here by Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010.

The power point slide of welcome tea can be found here. Any more queries? Email us at rchn.nus.chapter@gmail.com

Membership Update Exercise

RCHN - NUS Chapter Welcome Tea!

posted 5 Aug 2010, 00:56 by RCHN NUS Chapter   [ updated 10 Aug 2010, 00:27 ]

RCHN - NUS Chapter Welcome Tea is here! Do come to our welcome tea to know more about our activities and ask questions to our officers to clarify any doubt you have!


PS: Refreshment will be provided.

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