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Our Milestones

 

2015

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(8th year as the Chairman of BBSG)

 

Launch: 23 Nov 2015

 

GOH: Mr Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister and

Co-ordinating Minister for National Security

 

Highlights

 

  • Benefitted more than 40,000 beneficiaries 
  • A total of 8,693 wishes were fulfilled.
2014

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(7th year as the Chairman of BBSG)

 

Launch: 20 Nov 2014

 

GOH: Mr Tan Chuan-Jin

Minister for Manpower

Member of Parliament for Marine Parade GRC

 

Highlights

 

  • Benefitted more than 35,000 beneficiaries 
  • A total of 8,212 wishes were fulfilled.
2013

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(6th year as the Chairman of BBSG)

 

Launch: 20 Nov 2013

 

GOH: Mrs Josephine Teo

Senior Minister of State,

Ministry of Finance and Transport

Member of Parliament for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

 

Highlights

 

  • Benefitted more than 40,000 beneficiaries 
  • A total of 8,135 wishes were fulfilled
  • The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift (BBSG) was conferred the Singapore Youth Award Medal of Commendation  presented by the National Youth Council

 

2012

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(5th year as the Chairman of BBSG)

 

Launch: 20 Nov 2012

 

GOH: Mr Chan Chun Sing

Acting Minister

Ministry of Social and Family Development   

  

Highlights

 

  • Benefitted more than 30,000 beneficiaries
  • A total of 8,199 wishes were fulfilled
  • The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift (BBSG) was conferred the Singapore Youth Award Medal of Commendation presented by the National Youth Council
2011

 Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(4th year as the Chairman of BBSG)

 

Launch: 23 Nov 2011

 

GOH:

His Excellency, Dr Tony Tan Ken Yam

President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Highlights

 

  • Benefitted more than 29,000 beneficiaries
  • A total of 8,428 wishes were fulfilled
2010

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(3rd year as the Chairman of BBSG) 

 

Launch: 25 Nov 2010

 

GOH: Mr Wong Kan Seng

Deputy Prime Minister

 

Highlights

 

  • The project was renamed to The BB Share-a-Gift Project.
  • The BBSG was awarded the Ten Accomplished Youth Organisations (TAYO) ASEAN Award presented by the Committee for ASEAN Youth Corporations (CAYC)
 
2009

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: 28 Nov 2009

 

GOH: Mr Lim Swee Say

Minister, Prime Minister's Office

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 430,000 food and household items collected
  • 7,868 wishes were fulfilled
2008

Chairman: Mr Lui Chong Chee

 

Launch: 28 Nov 2008

 

GOH: His Excellency, Mr S R Nathan

President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 430,000 food and household items collected
  • 10,021 wishes were fulfilled
2007

Chairperson: Mrs Mildred Tan

(3rd year as the Chairperson of BB SGB)

 

Launch: 24 Nov 2007

 

GOH: Mr Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 460,000 gifts were collected
2006

Chairperson: Mrs Mildred Tan

(2nd year as the Chairperson for BB SGB)

 

Launch: 24 Nov 2006

 

GOH: Mr Teo Chee Hean

Minister for Defence

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 430,000 gifts were collected

 

2005

Chairperson: Mrs Mildred Tan

 

Launch: 24 Nov 2005

 

GOH: His Excellency, Mr S R Nathan

President of the Republic of Singapore

Highlights

 

  • More than 400,000 gifts were collected
2004

Chairman: Mr Colin Chen

(3rd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: 29 Nov 2004

 

GOH: Mr Chan Soo Sen

Minister of State for Education

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 354,086 gifts were collected
  • The project was awarded the Singapore Youth Award (Team) for Community and Youth Services
2003

Chairman: Mr Colin Chen

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: 28 Nov 2003

 

GOH: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Acting Minister for Education

  

Highlights

 

  • 16th year of BB SGB
  • Help Us to Bring A Smile to Their Face
  • Launch of $20 FairPrice-BB Sharity Gift Card
2002

Chairman: Mr Colin Chen

(Youngest Chairman to date)

 

Launch: 28 Nov 2002

 

GOH: His Excellency, Mr S R Nathan

President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Highlights

 

  • 15th year of BB SGB (longest run National Charity Project)
  • More than 324,000 gifts were collected
2001

Chairman: Mr John Lim

(3rd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: RAdm Teo Chee Hean

Minister for Education and 2nd Minister for Defence

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 330,000 gifts were collected
2000

Chairman: Mr John Lim

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: His Excellency, Mr S R Nathan

President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Highlights

 

  • Launch of e-mart, donation of gifts via internet. Sponsored by Singapore Food Industries.
  • More than 330,000 gifts were collected

 

1999

Chairman: Mr John Lim

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Mr Abdullah Tarmugi

Minister of Community Development

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 301,000 gifts were collected
1998

Chairman: Mr Lee Soo Jin

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Mr Peter Chen

Senior Minister of State for Education

 

Highlights

 

  • 37 schools participated in the project as part of their Community Involvement Programme (CIP), and the period of involvement was in August and November, extending beyond the Sharity Gift Box period of December
  • More than 253,056 gifts were collected

 

1997

Chairman: Mr Lee Soo Jin

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Dr S Vasoo

MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC

Highlights

 

  • Launch of "Pledge a Day for Sharity urging Singaporeans to go pledge one day to Voluntary Welfare Organisation, going beyond collecting gifts and food items to fully achieve the objective of promoting the spirit of caring and sharing amongst Singaporean.
  • More than 240,000 gifts were collected

 

1996

Chairman: Mr Dexter Tai

(4th year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: BG (NS) George Yeo

Minister for Health and

Minister for Information and the Arts

 

Highlights

 

  • BB SGB received the support of schools, community centres, youth organisations, service organisations
  • Project organized its first SING SHARITY on 14 Dec with performing artistes coming foward to express themselves, basking for gifts.
  • More than 265,872 gifts were collected

 

1995

Chairman: Mr Dexter Tai

(3rd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Mr Lim Boon Heng

Minister without Portfolio,

Prime Minister's Office

 

Highlights

 

  • Commissioning of the Sharity theme song: "Have a Heart, Share a Gift"
  • The production was done by Studio 3 Productions Pte Ltd, with our Sharity Ambassadors Fann Wong, Xie Shaoguang and Benedict Goh as the lead singers, support of Wendi Koh, John Molina, Zul and Ong Seng Chin

 

1994

Chairman: Mr Dexter Tai

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Mr Lee Yock Suan

 

Highlights

 

  • The Boys' Brigade Sharity Gift Box was once again awarded the PRISM award by Institue of Public Relations
   1993  

Chairman: Mr Dexter Tai

 

Launch: 14 Nov - 22 Dec 1993

 

GOH: Cdre (NS) Teo Chee Hean

 

Highlights

 

  • SBC Radio 90.5FM became the Official Radio Station for BB SGB
  • More than 72,000 gifts were collected
1992

Chairman: Mr Michael Tan

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Dr Aline Wong

Minister of State (Health)

Highlights

 

  • The Boys' Brigade in Singapore was awarded the much coveted PRISM (Public Relations In the Service of Mankind) Award by the Institue of Public Relations of Singapore on 7 March 1992
  • Wishing wells were set up at hotels along River Valley
  • Cash donation boxes could be found at every McDonald outlets
  • More than 43,500 gifts were collected
 
1991

Chairman: Mr Michael Tan

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Dr Tay Eng Soon

Senior Minister of State (Education)

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 39,000 gifts were collected

 

1990

Chairman: Mr Peter Foo

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Mr Lee Yock Suan

 

Highlights

 

  • More than 25,000 gifts were collected

 

1989

Chairman: Mr Sam Tan

(2nd year as the Chairman of BB SGB)

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Dr Tay Eng Soon

Minister of State (Education)

 

Highlights

 

  • Gift Box was located at the car park opposite Centrepoint Shopping Centre
  • More than 14,000 gifts were collected
1988

Chairman: Mr Sam Tan

 

Launch: -

 

GOH: Dr Seet Ai Mee,

Minister of State (Education & Development)

Highlights

  • 1st year of BB SGB
  • The first box was located at the "heart" of Orchard Road, the walkway outside the current Orchard Road MRT
  • More than 7,000 gifts were collected