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Mindee Ong becomes charity ambassador for the elderly

By spcnet.tv on February 26th, 2010 | Chinese Entertainment, newsfeed

While most celebrities’ acts of charity usually involve adopting foreign babies or posing starkers for anti-fur and vegetarian movements, Mindee Ong’s humanitarian move is refreshing real.

The actress, best known for her role in Royston Tan’s colourful getai movies 881 and 12 Lotus, is now a charity ambassador for the elderly destitute. Her first task? Spreading love and warmth of Chinese New Year with about 600 old folks at a luncheon at Jurong Safra.

“These elderly are the pioneers of Singapore, yet they are now being neglected by society. I’m really happy to contribute. One day when I grow old, I don’t know where I will be staying, whether alone, or with my children or at a home,” she says emphatically.

She didn’t perform on stage for the elderly audience during the luncheon. Instead, the lass practiced what she preached and chose to “walk around and talk to…

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