Lunar New Year Celebration at PARKROYAL on Beach Road
Si Chuan Dou Hua’s associates celebrated Lunar New Year with residents from Central Singapore District, joined by Ms Denise Phua, Mayor of Central Singapore District, and Ms Wee Wei Ling, Si Chuan Dou Hua's Executive Director. Guests enjoyed a sumptuous pen cai filled with delicacies such as abalones, and also enjoyed an er hu performance.
Supporting The Purple Parade for the third consecutive year, Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant once again participated by selling its signature Homemade Fine Bean Curd with Wolfberry. Despite the rain, it was sold to many of the Purple Parade participants. All funds raised were contributed to the Purple Parade beneficiaries.
With demonstration from Si Chuan Dou Hua’s master dim sum chef, the women at Bakery Hearts learnt the art of making mooncakes, enabling them to expand their skill sets. 80 beneficiaries from Central Singapore Community Development Council (CSCDC) were also treated to high tea presented by Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant and signature brownies from Bakery Hearts.
Held with Whampoa Community Development & Welfare Fund (CDWF) at Whampoa CC this year, Si Chuan Dou Hua celebrated Dumpling Festival with approximately 500 Whampoa residents. Spreading the festive joy, each beneficiary received a bento box as well as four red bean dumplings.
Together with the Central Singapore CDC and Autism Resource Singapore (ARC), Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant launched Noodles for Good, an initiative that provides microbusiness opportunities for special needs individuals and their family member(s) in the form of a mobile noodle kiosk. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant provides consultancy on kiosk design, recipes, training and supplies raw ingredients at cost on a long term basis.
The first kiosk has been in operations at Pathlight School since 8 March 2016. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, Central Singapore CDC and ARC hope to be able to help at least 50 special needs families through the initiative in the next three years.
The restaurant's second year supporting The Purple Parade with its signature Homemade Fine Bean Curd with Wolfberry and Sichuan Dan Dan noodles. Both items were very popular and were sold out within the first two hours. All funds raised will go to 27 Purple Parade charities, including the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped and the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore.
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant and 50 volunteers from six of its sister companies joined hands to make over 700 mooncakes for the needy with the assistance of Ms Denise Phua, Mayor of Central Singapore District. The mooncakes were then baked and packed into 300 goodie bags together with snacks for distribution at the Lions Befriender Senior Activity Centre at Mei Ling Street and the NTUC Eldercare SilverACE at Whampoa.
133 goodie bags including snacks, household necessities and four handmade Red Bean Paste Dumplings prepared by the restaurant’s chefs were distributed to needy families in the Whampoa district to wish them a joyous Dumpling Festival celebration. The residents also enjoyed the restaurant’s signature Homemade Fine Bean Curd with Wolfberry.