There are those who dream. And there are those who bring it to life.
Ground-up Movements (or affectionately known as GUMs) are SKM’s informal and self-organised groups that have self-initiated voluntary projects to promote the message of kindness to the community in Singapore. The term Ground-Up Movements (GUMs) was coined by Singapore Kindness Movement in 2012. Every year, we induct new GUMs during Kindness Day SG in May, and these recognised GUMs form our very own Kindred Spirit Circle.
And today, we take pride in the journeys that these groups have taken.
Get started with the GUMs e-Playbook, a comprehensive guide for all things GUM-related.
It’s filled with useful info for every stage of your GUM’s development, from establishing to pitching it,
event planning to marketing, and more! It also includes case studies and ideas for further growth.
Download and start changing the world!
Will you offer help? Or walk away? You get to decide on what to do next. Make your choices. Explore different paths. The choice is yours to make. Are you ready?Find out more
Decorate Your HDB Corridor 01 August – 31 August 2021 This National Day, show off your Singapore spirit and stand to win shopping vouchers + an exclusive kindness goodie bag! All you have to do is to decorate your HDB corridor or condo estate in colours of red and white. Boost your chances of winning by involving … Continue reading “NDP HoodChampions Corridor Competition”Find out more
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Will you offer help? Or walk away?
You get to decide on what to do next. Make your choices. Explore different paths.
The choice is yours to make. Are you ready?
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In view of COVID-19, we would like to remind those who are participating in our “Just An Extra Chair” programme to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and follow official guidelines. Do continue to register with us if you’re still interested to be a ‘Host’ or a ‘Guest’ for our coming festive outreach programmes. … Continue reading “Just an Extra Chair”Find out more
What is HoodChampions? HoodChampions creates the perfect opportunity for you to be a part of your neighbourhood. Whether it’s finding a plumber for that urgent pipe leak, forming teams to compete in the inter- hood mahjong competition or sharing your latest bargain buys, there are so many ways neighbours can help each other and create … Continue reading “HoodChampions”Find out more
It is the perfect opportunity for people living close together (upstairs, downstairs, or just down the corridor) to get together meaningfully. It hopes to foster closer relationships among neighbours.Find out more
A 14-episode video series that touches on hot-button issues ranging from cultural sensitivity to community social graces like neighbourliness.Find out more
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