Our Sponsored Booths
Boutiques has a long history of sponsoring charities, non-profit organisations, volunteer welfare organisations, and social enterprises at each edition. Visitors can visit our various sponsored booths around Boutiques to learn how to volunteer with and/or support these organisations.
Art Wonderland helps children get a headstart in education by stirring their interest in learning through a variety of art mediums and techniques. This edition, the young art collective will be launching ABCs of Singapore, Singapore’s first local phonics book based on the jolly phonics curriculum. There will also be interactive storytelling sessions and an immersive art installation featuring food sculptures based on popular local dishes to complement the book launch. Love a little hands-on activity? The social enterprise will host art workshops and a collaboration with Sew Fun teaching children how to create their own food plushies.
Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support
Babes is a teenage pregnancy crisis services that provides teen mums with additional assistance and support to care for their babies. The non-profit organisation also helps teen mums from low-income families purchase formula milk and diapers through their Happy Stork Programme. In a bid to raise money for this programme, the community of Boutiques vendors will come together to create product hampers. You can show your support and stand a chance to win the product hampers by guessing its value. Each entry is $10 and the one with the closest guess wins. Winners are drawn daily.
Center Pottery works with prominent psychologists to combine pottery with psychotherapy. Pottery is a sensory experience that allows you to tune out from the busy and bustling world to focus on your mental wellness and find your inner peace. By combining the science of modern psychology with clay art, the social enterprise creates holistic curriculums as well as special programmes for the general public and mental health patients. Experience the calming nature of clay art this edition when you participate in their ceramic Christmas tree making and trinket plate making workshops.
A social enterprise that aims to raise awareness for the need of elephant conservation, Elephant Parade donates 20% of its net profit to elephant welfare and conservation projects. They have the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues, and recreate limited edition, handcrafted replicas for sale. You can show your support this edition by participating in their elephant painting workshop available for all ages. Get creative and enjoy designing your very own statement pieces to take home or to give to someone special this holiday season.
Hello Flowers! is a floral studio that conducts a social training programme, kins by hello flowers, to empower and employ women who are unable to hold jobs due to health conditions, lack of education, and/or skills. By equipping them with crafting skills, these women can earn extra income through the sale of their products by Hello Flowers!. Look out for Christmas wreaths and gifts that will launching at The Gifting Edition 2019.
Humanitarian Organisation of Migration Economics (HOME)
HOME is a local charity that provides long-term support to migrant workers who are victims of human rights violations. Through the HOME Sewing Project, women at the shelter are taught sewing skills to earn an income. Fabric buntings made from this project will be available for sale.
Ladli is a social enterprise that empowers street children, youth, and women at risk in Jaipur by providing skills training and livelihood opportunities. Every artisan at Ladli receives fair wage, education for their children, food, medical care for them and their families, financial education, as well as emotional support. Look forward to the debut of their graphic block print collection which will be sold alongside their organic cotton homeware this edition.
A fair trade business that empowers and employs marginalised women, Riau Candles produces and sells hand-poured soy candles in order to fund social impact projects in impoverished areas of Riau Island. 100% of its proceeds goes back into funding this project as well as other social developments such as access to clean water, healthcare, and small business development. This edition, Riau Candles will be releasing a new holiday scent in addition to their usual range of scents.
A respite care service by Boys’ Town, Sanctuary Care provides temporary shelter and support to children who require out-of-home care within a family-based environment. Learn more about the commitment and experiences of fostering a child through interview videos done with foster parents and speak to an organisation rep on how you might be able to support their work.
The Social Space and The Nail Social
The Social Space and The Nail Social are socially conscious, multi-concept businesses that provide a platform for people with employment difficulties to equip themselves with various self-sufficient skill sets. By offering eco-conscious products and services such as The Refillery, the social enterprise hopes to encourage its community to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle. Apart from sustainable, fair-trade products, you can also look forward to mini manicure services, and for this edition only, on-the-spot hand lettering product customisation.
By providing sustainable menstrual products and education on menstrual hygiene, this social enterprise aims to break the stigma against menstruation and create an inclusive society for women across the world. This edition, TruCup will be launching exclusive PMS dark cacao chocolates as well as hot water bottles to ease period pains and raise money to provide menstrual cups to those who don’t have access to safe menstrual hygiene practices.