At the BreadTalk Group, we believe in giving back to the communities that we are a part of. We do our bit in supporting causes closest to our hearts, such as developing the local arts and culture scene, nurturing our next generation and supporting the local communities.
Toast Box has been a staunch partner of Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations (ABLE). This year marks our fifth year of collaboration through charity drives and nationwide awareness campaigns. We share ABLE's mission 'to enable the physically challenged to live with dignity and have a productive, meaningful and independent life'.
In celebration of our 15th anniversary, proceeds from the sale of every special edition tote bag go towards charities supported by Community Chest. The hand drawn illustration by local artist Juliana Ong, titled 'Everyone wants to be a Flosss', oozes cuteness with 15 breads standing gleefully in queue to transform into the signature 'Flosss' bun.
BreadTalk received the Special Events Award (Silver) in recognition of our fund raising efforts throughout the year.
Joined by team members from different departments across the 3 divisions, the Group's staff volunteering programme 'BreadTalk Group Cares' hopes to touch the hearts of beneficiaries of 'Food from the Heart', 'Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home and 'Ren Ci Hospital', especially during festive occasions such as Mid Autumn and Lunar New Year.
UnThinkTank brings together some of the most creative minds in a series of thought-provoking sessions that cut across far-ranging disciplines of arts, politics, science, fashion, education and so on. Captioned ‘Think, Rethink, Unthink’, the speakers draw upon their varied experience and expertise to push the envelope on the notion of boundaries.
The BreadTalk Group is a proud sponsor of this movement.
Hailing from Taiwan, Din Tai Fung Singapore has been a supporter of Asian Contemporary Art. This includes several editions of the Esplanade's Huayi - Chinese Festival of Arts since 2003 – a cultural event that brings together performances that cut across genres.
Sponsored by Din Tai Fung, ‘Rice’ by Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan opens Huayi 2015 with exuberance. Performers dance to the tune of folk songs and sounds of weather elements to depict the stages of rice cultivation, likening this to the energy of life forces.
Din Tai Fung adopts Children’s Cancer Foundation as our charity through hosting culinary workshop for the kids and fund raising drives. Our efforts helped to support the programme to improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families through enhancing their emotional, social and medical well-being.
In support of Singapore Day 2015 held in Shanghai, China, Food Republic had the privilege to work closely with the Prime Minister’s Office as well as over 20 popular local hawkers to curate and present the best of local hawker fare to over 5,000 overseas Singaporeans who missed their hometown favourites.
The Group awarded bond-free scholarships in support of students with outstanding academic results and art-related achievements through NAFA’s in-house programme that has since benefitted many students. For some, it is a motivation and recognition of their work. For others, it is a lifeline to relieve their financial burden in their pursuit of the arts.