Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015
Some sponsored a meal, some gave food hampers and goodie bags. Still others cleaned and refurbished the homes of needy residents.
Activists from various branches across Singapore late last year busied themselves by giving back to the community as part of the PAP60 celebrations.
Click through the gallery to see the activists in action!
MP Fatimah Lateef applies her evidence-based medical training to her community work.
The five branch chairmen tell us what motivates them to work the ground in the GRC.
District representatives Benjamin Chua and Anisah Ahmad tell us what made their two-year stint on the HQ exco memorable.
It was only when she began to volunteer at Yuhua ward's MPS that she became fully aware how policies impact the common people.
"I felt I needed to play my part. I had this strong desire to volunteer."
The seasoned activist does not take any election lightly as he knows every vote counts in the hustings.
"I was comfortable contributing simply as a grassroots leader, but when I saw how hard the MP and the PAP activists worked on the ground, I wanted to play my part."
He is a familiar face in the neighbourhood, having lived there for 40 years.
Petir speaks to 3 activists from different age groups on what motivated them to join the Women's Wing.