News: Bare Your Sole 2014 raises close to S$300,000 for charity with the support of 5,000 pairs of bare feet

Last weekend, Bare Your Sole 2014 saw 5,000 participants walk barefoot to help raise close to S$300,000 in the fight against homelessness and poverty. Funds raised will benefit Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s local programme Project HomeWorks, an initiative designed to improve the living conditions of the elderly, the sick and the physically-challenged living in one-room flats across Singapore. This includes mobilising volunteers to do proper clean-ups, conduct repair and paint works, and replace bedbug-infested furniture. “This year marks the sixth edition of Bare Your Sole, and it is heartening to see the community grow from strength to strength since its inception,” said Mr Yong Teck Meng, National Director of Habitat for Humanity Singapore. “We are thankful to everyone who has…

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