Avnet Electronics Marketing Singapore kicks off Chinese New Year with seniors
From lion dances and firecrackers to giving red envelopes and spending time with family, Chinese New Year is filled with traditions. Avnet Electronics Marketing Singapore has added another—collecting and delivering necessities to the elderly. For the fourth year, employees made the holiday special at the Care Corner Seniors Activity Center.
Thirty-six employees donated SGD 3,000 worth of rice, biscuits, canned food and beverages, which nine employees delivered to Care Corner. After distributing the treats they brought, employees spent two hours visiting with residents, singing songs and watching residents dance.
"It's good to take a break from the usual humdrum to do something meaningful for someone else," says Caryn Leow, Avnet Singapore's director of Total Rewards and projects. "Seeing the joy on the residents' faces and letting them know that society cares is very rewarding."