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2020

SSH Supporting SG Kindness Day

SSH Supporting SG Kindness Day

31 May 2020  • 3 mins readShare Kindness Day SG (KDSG) was inaugurated in 2013 by Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) as an occasion for Singaporeans to come together in celebration of kindness and graciousness. It is to inspire one another and transform our...

1000 Masks give away – Silent Hero Rowena Leong

1000 Masks give away – Silent Hero Rowena Leong

28 May 2020  • 2 mins read Share It’s nice to see so many people coming forward to play their part in ensuring others’ wellbeing during this covid period. We look forward to continuity of this kindness becoming our normal lifestyle even beyond this...

Running several volunteering initiatives, passionately

Running several volunteering initiatives, passionately

27 May 2020  • 4 mins readShare Singapore Silent Hero strives to recognises ordinary, everyday Singaporeans and permanent residents for their extraordinary humanity and compassion towards people, causes, and missions. One such individual is Durga. Durga,...

Serving The Community, Rain or Shine

Serving The Community, Rain or Shine

20 May 2020  • 7 mins readShare  Silent Heroes Award Winner 2019 (Outstanding Adult Category) Mr Foo Say Thye who started SN Volunteer Group in 1994 and later founded Heartwarmers in 2005, has been leading his team of passionate volunteers at Heartwarmers...

Tribute to our Guardian Angels – Security Officers of Singapore

Tribute to our Guardian Angels – Security Officers of Singapore

18 May 2020  • 7 mins readShare With Labour MP Mr ZAINAL SAPARI and  some of the security personnel who works hard to keep us safe. There are about 47,000 private Security Officers in Singapore complimenting our Singapore Police Force, Home Team and...

Young SG doctor developed mental-health app for doctors & nurses

Young SG doctor developed mental-health app for doctors & nurses

12 May 2020  • 5 mins readShare COVID-19 has brought the topic of mental wellbeing to the forefront. While the pandemic continues to challenge health care systems worldwide, it has also provided opportunities for community based solutions catered to...

Sewing masks from home for community & migrant workers

Sewing masks from home for community & migrant workers

11 May 2020  • 3 mins readShare Our 2016 Silent Hero has been very busy during the circuit breaker lockdown. Mdm Jeyamani felt it was essential to sew some reusable masks to give to those who badly needed in the community since most shops are closed and...

Positive mindset begins -Silent Hero Aminur Rasyid

Positive mindset begins -Silent Hero Aminur Rasyid

30 April 2020  •  2 mins readShare A positive mindset for me begins with knowing and believing that we are not in this alone. Being isolated in our homes is something that in a way, goes against human nature; the need and the want to socialise, interact...

Solidarity Gift for SG livelihoods – Yuvan Mohan

Solidarity Gift for SG livelihoods – Yuvan Mohan

22 April 2020  • 3 mins readShare The world is experiencing an unprecedented pandemic and every day we are losing lives all over the world. In our home ground Singapore, though we are seeing a lesser number of fatalities, there are many amongst us who may...

Young S’porean’s covid relief efforts in France

Young S’porean’s covid relief efforts in France

30 April 2020  •  3 mins readShare COVID-19 has shown the best aspect of Singaporeans. We have rallied to support those in need & provided encouragement to our frontlines.There are also Singaporeans overseas who are supporting COVID-19 relief efforts in...

500 Masks give away – CAS & SSH Project

500 Masks give away – CAS & SSH Project

28 April 2020  • 3 mins read Share As news broke out that Circuit Breaker is being extended till 1 st June, Civilians Association (Singapore) CAS and Singapore Silent Heroes SSH volunteered to support those who are in need immediately with reusable and...

A platform to keep families engaged – #StayHomeSingapore

A platform to keep families engaged – #StayHomeSingapore

27 April 2020  •  5 mins readShare While we are staying home with our families to be safe and secure, during this covid period, there are many initiatives and activities available out there for us to explore, experience, enjoy and enhance our skills and...

Seeing good even in times of crisis – Amos Liu

Seeing good even in times of crisis – Amos Liu

15 April 2020  •  5 mins read Share “You can never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could never before.” By Rahm Emanuel. In this trying time, we heard news of panic, fear, disdain and...

Collecting reusable masks – SG latest step in coronavirus battle

Collecting reusable masks – SG latest step in coronavirus battle

5 April 2020  •  7 mins readShare The Government will no longer discourage people who are well from wearing masks For the second time in recent months, Singapore residents headed to community clubs and residents' committee centres across the island on...

SSH’s support to #StrongerTogether movement

SSH’s support to #StrongerTogether movement

23 March 2020  •  5 mins readShare Singapore's Silent Heroes support #StrongerTogether and stand in solidarity with our healthcare workers and community affected by Covid-19. To show our love and support to the dedicated people who are on the frontlines...

Migrant Workers – Reintegrating them with our society

Migrant Workers – Reintegrating them with our society

23 March 2020  •  5 mins readShare Initiated by Dasheni Shanmugam (Third girl from the right, in black)Singapore Youths extending hands to nation-builders Migrant workers. They are one of our society’s weakest links but thankfully, we have come to realise...

Providing 500ml of hand sanitiser to fight Covid19

Providing 500ml of hand sanitiser to fight Covid19

23 March 2020  •  5 mins readShare Temasek Foundation to provide every household with 500ml of hand sanitiser SINGAPORE - All 1.5 million households in Singapore will be provided with up to 500ml of hand sanitiser for free, with distribution starting from...

The Team Behind SSH

The Team Behind SSH

15 February 2020  •  5 mins readShare New Team, New Goals!Since the launch of SSH in 2014, many kind- hearted individuals had served in various capacities in helping bring the movement to what it is today. They have all played a very vital role in the...

Website 2.0 – The Next SSH Chapter

Website 2.0 – The Next SSH Chapter

15 February 2020  •  5 mins readShare Welcome to SSH website 2.0 !Dear Friends of Silent Heroes, you are now navigating the revamped SSH website. It gives us an in- depth understanding on the origin of silent years award, Its progression over the last 6...

The meaning behind the original SSH logo

The meaning behind the original SSH logo

28 January 2020  •  2 mins readShare The logo is representative of an individual who initiates something personal (conviction, spirit, passion) from the heart. This then translates across society, creating a bigger and greater impact and eventually coming...

The Origin of Singapore Silent Heroes Award

The Origin of Singapore Silent Heroes Award

28 January 2020  •  2 mins readShare It has always been an underlying aim of Civilians Association (Singapore), CAS, to promote a more caring and sharing society. To commemorate its 50th anniversary and to contribute towards Singapore’s 50th anniversary...

6000 Fu Dai Goodies for CNY

6000 Fu Dai Goodies for CNY

12 January 2020  •  2mins readShare Silent Heroes alumni and community attended Community Chest Fu Dai event on Fri to join more than 1,300 volunteers from 50 organisations to pack 6,000 Fu Dai bags, to be distributed to families and seniors from 50...

2019

SSH Awards 2019 – Event recap

SSH Awards 2019 – Event recap

1 October 2019  •  6 mins readShare In 2019, the Award's sixth consecutive and milestone year, the ceremony was held at theShangri-La Hotel on 31 August 2019. The Guest-of-Honour was Mr. Tharman  Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating...

以特殊方式默默行善 “沉默英雄”遇到好司机就送礼券 | Doing Silence in a Special Way – CAS article

以特殊方式默默行善 “沉默英雄”遇到好司机就送礼券 | Doing Silence in a Special Way – CAS article

30 September 2019  •  2 mins readShare Mr. Tan Kok Sing Pioneer of Promise Category Winner - 2018 Nominated by: Ms. Debbie Lee Select preferred language / 选择首选语言Chinese language高龄93岁的陈国信经常随身携带超市礼券,表扬巴士司机,要感谢区内的清洁员工时也会送上一张10元礼券,肯定他们对社会的贡献。他昨晚获颁沉默英雄奖。...

5 ‘Silent Heroes’ win recognition – The Straits Times

5 ‘Silent Heroes’ win recognition – The Straits Times

30 August 2016  •  3 mins readShare (From far left) Mr Jeremy Tong, Dr Bhavani Sriram, Mr Foo Say Thye, Madam Rowena Leong and Mr Aminur Rasyid Mohamed Anwar were the five winners of the Silent Heroes Awards conferred by the Civilians Association of...

Foo Say Thye – 2019 SG Silent Hero

Foo Say Thye – 2019 SG Silent Hero

1 September 2019  •  3 mins readShare Foo Say Thye Outstanding Adults Category Winner - 2019 Nominated by: - In his “past life”, Mr Foo Say Thye was an institutional stock dealer, caught up in the ups and downs of the stock market, always on his toes, and...

Yoke Mooi, Rowena Leong – 2019 SG Silent Hero

Yoke Mooi, Rowena Leong – 2019 SG Silent Hero

1 September 2019  •  3 mins readShare Yoke Mooi, Rowena Leong Pioneers of Promise Category Winner - 2019 Nominated by: - Ms Rowena Leong Yoke Mooi started volunteering with May Wong Sheltered Centre at Bukit Merah in 1995, providing counselling, cooking and...

Aminur Rasyid Mohamed Anwar – 2019 SG Silent Hero

Aminur Rasyid Mohamed Anwar – 2019 SG Silent Hero

1 September 2019  •  3 mins readShare Aminur Rasyid Mohamed AnwarInspiring Youth Category Winner - 2019 Nominated by: - During his schooling days, Mr. Aminur Rasyid Mohamed Anwar struggled to do well academically. However, he was given the opportunity to...

Dr. Bhavani Sriram – 2019 SG Silent Hero

Dr. Bhavani Sriram – 2019 SG Silent Hero

1 September 2019  •  3 mins readShare Dr. Bhavani Sriram Hearts of Humanity Category Winner - 2019 Nominated by: - Many persons with disabilities (PwDs) today are underserved medically because doctors have great difficulty communicating with them, either due...

Jeremy Tong – 2019 SG Silent Hero

Jeremy Tong – 2019 SG Silent Hero

1 September 2019  •  3 mins readShare Jeremy TongInspiring Youth Category Winner - 2019 Nominated by: - At the age of 29, Jeremy Tong is the youngest Singaporean to attempt Mount Everest twice.Despite failing in his first attempt on Mount Everest in 2017, he...

Nominations open for Silent Heroes Awards – The Straits Times

Nominations open for Silent Heroes Awards – The Straits Times

19 April 2019  •  2 mins readShare Senior Minister of State Sim Ann with Mr Leong Sow Hoe, president of the Insurance and Financial Practitioners Association of Singapore, which supports the awards; and Mr M. P. Sellvem, president of the Civilians...

Nominations for Silent Heroes Awards 2019 open – The Straits Times

Nominations for Silent Heroes Awards 2019 open – The Straits Times

18 April 2019  •  2 mins readShare (From left) Executive of Silent Heroes Movement Zara Philip; Founder of Roses of Peace Mohamed Irshad; Senior Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth and Communications and Information Sim Ann; Director of...

2018

Four honoured for selfless acts – The Straits Times

Four honoured for selfless acts – The Straits Times

30 September 2018  •  3 mins readShare Mr Tan Kok Sing (above), who started the Tiong Bahru Garden Joggers in 1977, were among the award winners.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN They win Silent Heroes awards for efforts like helping disabled musicians, mentoring youth....

Mr. Tan Kok Sing – 2018 SG Silent Hero

Mr. Tan Kok Sing – 2018 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2018  •  2 mins readShare Mr. Tan Kok Sing Pioneer of Promise Category Winner - 2018 Nominated by: Ms. Debbie Lee At the grand old age of 93, Mr Tan Kok Sing (known as ‘Chen Bo’ to many) is an inspiration for an active lifestyle.  Mr Tan founded...

Yuvan Mohan – 2018 SG Silent Hero

Yuvan Mohan – 2018 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2018  •  2 mins readShare Yuvan Mohan Inspiring Youth Category Winner - 2018 Nominated by: Priscilla Gan Yuvan Mohan is the Chief Curator at Young ChangeMakers, an initiative by the National Youth Council, through which he has been giving youths...

Ms Nirmala Murugaian – 2018 SG Silent Hero

Ms Nirmala Murugaian – 2018 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2018  •  2 mins readShare Ms Nirmala Murugaian Outstanding Adult Category Winner - 2018 Nominated by:  S Devendran Nirmala Murugaian is the founding director of Child@Street 11, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing young children...

Ron Tan Zi Kai – 2018 SG Silent Hero

Ron Tan Zi Kai – 2018 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2018  •  2 mins readShare Mr. Ron Tan Zi Kai Hearts of Humanity (Care & Disabilities) Category Winner - 2018 Nominated by: Singapore International Foundation Ron Tan is an example of not letting personal disabilities get in the way of...

SSH Awards 2018 – Event recap

SSH Awards 2018 – Event recap

28 August 2018  •  6 mins readShare In 2018, the Award's fifth consecutive and milestone year, the ceremony was held at theShangri-La Hotel on 29 September 2018. The Guest-of-Honour was Mr. Tharman  Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating...

Singapore Silent Hero 2018 – Category details

Singapore Silent Hero 2018 – Category details

7 March 2018  •  2 mins readShare Categories for 2018 nominationHearts of HumanityThis Award is for individuals who have helped others with disabilities, or individuals facing disabilities themselves and have not allowed their disabilities to get in the way...

S’porean with cerebral palsy pays it forward

S’porean with cerebral palsy pays it forward

19 February 2018  •  1 mins readShare Over the past three decades, Mr Paul Lee, who was born with cerebral palsy, has experienced numerous acts of kindness from Singaporeans. These acts of kindness spurred Mr Lee, now 38, to go on to help others in need. The...

2017

Honouring silent heroes – newspaper article

Honouring silent heroes – newspaper article

22 September 2017  •  1 mins readShare 2020 Singapore Silent HeroesPublicationPublished originally in : Tabla by Tamil Murasu 22 September 2017 #singaporesilentheroes #ssh #silentheroes #publications #media #tabla #tamilmurasu #newspaper #article #2k17 #2017...

Silent heroes 2017 – chinese newspaper article

Silent heroes 2017 – chinese newspaper article

20 September 2017  •  2 mins readShare 2020 Singapore Silent HeroesPublicationPublished originally in : LIAN HE ZAOBAO, Chinese Newspaper 20 September 2017 #singaporesilentheroes #ssh #silentheroes #publications #media #lianhezaobao #lhz #chinese #newspaper...

Atul Ramesh Deshpande – 2017 SG Silent Hero

Atul Ramesh Deshpande – 2017 SG Silent Hero

19 September 2017  •  2 mins readShare Atul Ramesh Deshpande Outstanding Adult Category Winner - 2017Nominated by: Mr Selua Sundram Yoga is a big business in Singapore. However Aturl Ramesh Deshpande looks at Yoga as a means to help others. For the past 20...

Gemma Angela Fernandez – 2017 SG Silent Hero

Gemma Angela Fernandez – 2017 SG Silent Hero

19 September 2019  •  2 mins readShare Gemma Angela Fernandez Outstanding Adult Category Winner - 2017Nominated by: Ms Huiying Hannah Huang Although working at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Gemma goes beyond the call of duty to help her patients. One...

Oh Siew May – 2017 SG Silent Hero

Oh Siew May – 2017 SG Silent Hero

19 September 2017  •  2 mins readShare Ms. Oh Siew May Hearts of Humanity Category (Care & Disabilities) Winner - 2017 Nominated by Ms Nakeisha Tan Siew May has had cerebral palsy since young. Yet she has not let this hold her back and had defied all...

Cerebral Palsy moves her to inspire others – newspaper article

Cerebral Palsy moves her to inspire others – newspaper article

18 September 2017  •  1 mins readShare English-language daily broadsheet newspaper Published on 18 September 20172020 Singapore Silent HeroesPublicationPublished originally from: The Straits Times Newspaper18 September 2017 #singaporesilentheroes #ssh...

SSH Awards Night 2017 – Event coverage by Vasantham: Taalam

SSH Awards Night 2017 – Event coverage by Vasantham: Taalam

17 September 2017  •  4 mins videoShare An event coverage of Singapore Silent Heroes Awards Night 2017 by Mediacorp Vasantham Channel programme: Taalam / Indian Beats. Held at Singapore, Shangri-La Hotel on  17th September 2017 2017 Silent Hero Winners Oh...

SSH Awards 2017 – Event recap

SSH Awards 2017 – Event recap

30 August 2017  •  6 mins readShare The Silent Heroes Award ("Award") was first launched in 2014. Since then, the Award ceremony has traditionally been hosted at the Shangri-La Hotel, during the third quarter of the year. The guest-of-honour at the inaugural...

SSH Winner Josiah Ng speaks at 2017 event launch

SSH Winner Josiah Ng speaks at 2017 event launch

11 May 2017  •  3.5 mins videoShare During the SSH Launch in May 2017, Singapore Silent Hero Josiah Ng shares his views of SSH and how it has made a difference in his life and helping people and society around him.Interested to learn more about our Hero,...

Nomination Launch Interview – Vasantham, Medicorp

Nomination Launch Interview – Vasantham, Medicorp

5 May 2017  •  2 mins read, 2.30 mins videoShare Select preferred language / விருப்பமான மொழியைத் தேர்ந்தெடுக்கவும் மனிதநேயமிக்கவர்களை அங்கீகரிக்க விருது நிகழ்ச்சி பிறரின் வாழ்க்கையில் மாற்றத்தை ஏற்படுத்தவேண்டும் எனக் கருதும் மனிதநேயமிக்கவர்களை அங்கீகரிக்க...

Singapore Silent Hero 2017 – Category details

Singapore Silent Hero 2017 – Category details

11 March 2017  •  2 mins readShare Previous award categories have included such diverse issues as environmental awareness, enterprising youth, reformation of ex-convicts, and exemplary figures from our pioneer generation. In all categories, the keyword...

2016

The Restroom Association Singapore – 2016 SG Silent Hero

The Restroom Association Singapore – 2016 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2016  •  2 mins readShare The Restroom Association Singapore Environmental (Organisation) Category Winner - 2016....., Chairperson Nominated by: As a non-profit organization which advocates for clean public toilets, the Restroom Association...

Bringing Love to Every Single Soul (BLESS) – 2016 SG Silent Hero

Bringing Love to Every Single Soul (BLESS) – 2016 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2016  •  2 mins readShare Bringing Love to Every Single Soul - BLESS Youth (Institutional) Category WinnerFrancesca Wah, Chairperson Nominated by:  Being a non-profit organisation that actively engages the community with a vision to engage,...

Jeyamany Overithi – 2016 SG Silent Hero

Jeyamany Overithi – 2016 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2016  •  2 mins readShare Jeyamany Overithi Pioneers category Winner - 2016 Nominated by: Mdm. Jeyamany, a grandmother, is an easy going, good natured personality and she enjoys meeting and interacting with people with all walks of life. Jeya,...

Gurusamy Intrany – 2016 SG Silent Hero

Gurusamy Intrany – 2016 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2016  •  2 mins readShare Gurusamy Intrany Pioneers category Winner - 2016 Nominated by: Mdm Gurusamy Intrany, an astrologer, age 65, had to divorce her husband in 1979. As a single parent, she had to raise her 4 children together with her...

Josiah Ng – 2016 SG Silent Hero

Josiah Ng – 2016 SG Silent Hero

28 September 2016  •  2 mins readShare Josiah Ng Youth Category Winner - 2016 Nominated by: Josiah is a videographer who shoots videos to get people thinking about the many inhumane ways of others. During the haze situation in 2013 where there was a shortage...

SSH Awards 2016 – Taalam, Interview, Vasantham Channel

SSH Awards 2016 – Taalam, Interview, Vasantham Channel

6 September 2016  •  3 mins videoShare Taalam TV Show, Interview, Vasantham Central Interviews some of the awarded Silent Heroes and also their contribution to the community and country. (All credits and copyrights reserved under Mediacorp, Singapore)...

Setbacks spur her on to help others – The Straits Times

Setbacks spur her on to help others – The Straits Times

30 August 2016  •  3 mins readShare Mr Ong Ye Kung, Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills), presenting Madam Gurusamy Intrany with a Silent Heroes award last Saturday. Madam Intrany counsels couples on the verge of divorce, donates to...

SSH Awards 2016 – Event recap

SSH Awards 2016 – Event recap

27 August 2016  •  6 mins readShare In the year 2016, the Award's third consecutive year, the ceremony was held at the Shangri-La Hotel on 27 August 2016. The guest-of-honour for 2016 was Mr. Ong Ye Kung, acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and...

The hunt is on for 2016’s Silent Heroes – The Straits Times

The hunt is on for 2016’s Silent Heroes – The Straits Times

23 May 2016  •  2 mins readShare SINGAPORE - The Silent Heroes Awards 2016, which aims to recognise unsung champions, was launched on Monday (May 23) at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel. There are five categories for individuals and four categories...

Singapore Silent Hero 2016 – Category details

Singapore Silent Hero 2016 – Category details

4 May 2016  •  2 mins readShare Previous award categories have included such diverse issues as environmental awareness, enterprising youth, reformation of ex-convicts, and exemplary figures from our pioneer generation. In all categories, the keyword...

2015

SSH Awards 2015 – Event Recap

SSH Awards 2015 – Event Recap

5 September 2015  •  7 mins readShare The Silent Heroes Awards is an annual ceremony organised by the Hillview Civilians Club. The aim of the awards is to recognise ordinary, everyday Singaporeans and permanent residents for their extraordinary humanity and...

Singapore Silent Hero 2015 – Category details

Singapore Silent Hero 2015 – Category details

2 May 2015  •  2 mins readShare Previous award categories have included such diverse issues as environmental awareness, enterprising youth, reformation of ex-convicts, and exemplary figures from our pioneer generation. In all categories, the keyword...

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Recognising humanity with an award that expresses gratitude of our society for their kindness towards fellow individuals, families, community and environment. Through this award, we look forward to inspiring more to become Silent Heroes. Someday soon, everyone shall be a Silent Hero, not only in Singapore but globally.