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Monday, November 25 2019 - 13:08
OUE 'Stars of Christmas' Marks 10 Years of Spreading Christmas Cheer to Young Beneficiaries in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

Stars of Christmas, an annual three-part community programme championed by OUE 
Limited (SGX-ST: "OUE") and Meritus Hotels & Resorts, returns for its tenth 
year of bringing Christmas cheer to beneficiaries of non-profit organisations 
providing programmes and services to underprivileged children, and those with 
special needs and illnesses.

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Since starting in 2010, Stars of Christmas has solicited over 8,000 presents 
for various young beneficiaries, made possible by the support of partners and 
the wider community. 

Part 1: Ceremonial Kick-Off

Stars of Christmas 2019 kicked off with the ceremonial hanging of Christmas 
stars at the lobby of Mandarin Orchard Singapore on 21 November. From now until 
16 December, stars bearing the name, age, and gender of beneficiaries will be 
available for members of the public to pick and purchase presents for. Presents 
can then be dropped off at the designated collection points no later than 15 
December at Marina Mandarin Singapore and Downtown Gallery, and 16 December at 
Mandarin Orchard Singapore.

Part 2: Stars of Christmas Luncheon

Part two of the programme will see beneficiaries of Stars of Christmas 2019 
with their parents, siblings, and caregivers be part of a Christmas luncheon 
hosted by OUE Executive Chairman, Dr Stephen Riady, at the Grand Mandarin 
Ballroom of Mandarin Orchard Singapore. The children will be treated to an 
afternoon of entertainment and a scrumptious yuletide feast—ending on a merry 
note with Santa and his helpers giving out Christmas presents.

Part 3: Stars of Christmas Toy Run

Stars of Christmas 2019 culminates in a Toy Run activity on the morning of 14 
December, with volunteer riders on a fleet of Harley-Davidson motorcycles 
making for a festive spectacle on the Orchard Road frontage of Mandarin Gallery 
as they set off to deliver Christmas presents to various locations.

Once again making up the cast of supporting partners for Stars of Christmas 
2019 are Komoco Motorcycles Pte Ltd (Harley-Davidson of Singapore—Sole 
Authorised Dealer); Community Chest—the fund-raising and engagement arm of the 
National Council of Social Service; Downtown Gallery; and Takashimaya Singapore 

This year, the Stars of Christmas community programme is in support of 
Children's Cancer Foundation, Club Rainbow, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 
Ronald McDonald House Charities Singapore, SPD, Rainbow Centre, HCSA Dayspring 
Residential Treatment Centre, Lutheran Community Care Services, Marymount 
Centre, and various other children's welfare organisations under Community 

Stars of Christmas is open to all, and aims to deliver Christmas presents to 
some 2,000 beneficiaries this year.

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SOURCE:  Meritus Hotels & Resorts