The theme – Celebrate Abilities and Embrace Inclusiveness – aimed to raise awareness and promote greater understanding of persons with disabilities through meaningful and interactive games such as sign language challenge. Graced by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) & Second Minister for Defence, the event raised a total of S$2,010,297. The event is co-organised with Resorts World Sentosa as part of the integrated resort’s five-year pledge of S$5 million cash donation and in-kind support to Community Chest from 2014 to 2018.
Beneficiaries of Community Chest enjoying Charity In the Park 2017 at Universal Studios Singapore
From left to right: Chef Chang Xiao Ping, Chef Liu Wen Wen, Chef Zhang Zhi Long and Chef Duan Jun Min showcased delicacies from Shanxi, China during the event.
Guests also get to sample authentic Shanxi delicacies such as knife-shaved noodles with two gravy choices (tomato & egg gravy and fragrant gravy), flavours of Shanxi (beef, pork and lamb), millet pork ribs, five grain abundance delight and Huangqiao baked pastry prepared by four award-winning chefs specially flown in from Shanxi, China.