Category: Emmaus Updates

Fueling Good

Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive – Our Story

Reading Time: 6 minutes Helping Individuals, Organizations, & Communities Thrive The story first appeared on https://www.asianentrepreneur.org/james-lim-lead-thrive-synergist-founder-at-emmaus-strategies/ What’s your story? Motivated by people who had “invested” effort into my life, to help me grow as a person, and also wanting to do something to help people in need, I made the decision to pursue my university degree in Social Work.…
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How do we hold F.A.S.T. to goodness amidst COVID-19?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How do we hold F.A.S.T. to goodness amidst COVID-19? In celebration of Good Deeds Day, we have contributed a short video (albeit not the best production quality) on how you can do good from your home. We can still #dogood and #fuelgd and COVID-19 is not going to stop us! Good Deeds Day (see www.good-deeds-day.org)…
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Free COVID-19 Event Advisory Template

Reading Time: < 1 minute With the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 as a pandemic and countries putting in place more social distancing and precautionary measures to curb the further spread of it, Emmaus Strategies has also reviewed how we will proceed with our programmes from here and we would like to also share some resources below. We will continue…
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Free Webinar: Grow Support for Your Volunteer Prog from the Inside Out

Reading Time: 2 minutes Volunteer Programme Managers grow impact of non-profits through the effective engagement of an unsalaried voluntary workforce. But far from just an “external-facing” profession, it also requires “internal-facing” skills in forging a volunteer-friendly culture, so as to facilitate the synergistic partnership between volunteers and non-profit professionals and position the organization for mission success. Join us for…
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COVID-19 Transmission of Thanks Featured on Global Stage

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are thrilled to have Operation #TransmitThanks mentioned on Thomson Reuters by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and on TODAY Online. Article Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-business/with-ai-learning-and-recycled-soap-social-businesses-step-in-as-coronavirus-spreads-idUSKCN20L2IA While many may grapple with the fear of human-to-human transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 worldwide, we have endeavoured to encourage the human-to-human transmission of a different kind; of positive vibes…
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Confidently Demonstrate Your Volunteer Programme’s Impact

Reading Time: < 1 minute We understand many may be wondering how they can best demonstrate the impact of your volunteer programs. As such, we are organising a half-day training on impact assessment of your volunteer programs. We will also share the outcome bank our team painstakingly put together for the Volunteer Partnerships Impact Assessment Toolkit with the workshop. If…
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Your Thank Yous can Help our Community Combat the Virus

Reading Time: 5 minutes Look out for the TransmitThanks Idea Bank below which is regularly updated. The New Realities of Life with COVID-19 For many of us, the arrival of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Singapore has brought with it its share of anxiety and inconveniences. While scientists and medical professionals race against time to try to understand this…
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Dealing with the Elephant in the Room

Reading Time: 4 minutes We kicked off 2020 with our first mental well-being talks at St. Andrew’s Community Hospital last week. And no, there were no physical elephants in the room (a little about that later). But we were encouraged to hear of the hospital’s commitment to raise awareness and train their staff on mental resilience. Through a series…
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Skilling Up the Village

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you know that we have a village amidst us here in Singapore; one that brings hope, help and healing to people? Over the weekend, we were honoured to have been able to not only share about strategic volunteer partnerships through an equipping workshop, but we were also grateful and blessed to have been able…
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Read our Latest Cheatsheet on Changemaking

Reading Time: 12 minutes Social Space recently connected with us to understand the work of Emmaus Strategies and how our social enterprise works to sustain impact in growing individuals, organizations and communities. Read their latest Changemaker Cheatsheets feature on our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, James, as he let us in on the nuts and bolts of running Emmaus and…
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