StorHub and ANZA Scouts clean up Kallang Avenue
Issue: Sep 2022
ANZA Scouts (Australia and New Zealand Association) and StorHub share a common goal of giving back to society, so on a sunny afternoon on Saturday 3rd September we came together to lend our collective hands to Habitat for Humanity’s UnLitter Red Dot initiative.
ANZA is an organisation we are pleased to be partnering; with their many initiatives, their goals align closely with ours to make a positive impact in Singapore. For this reason, we have been supporting them as part of our CSR programme, signalling our ongoing commitment to society.
As well as sponsoring a free self storage unit, we are supporting ANZA Scouts with their initiatives by giving our time and manpower. Taking advantage of our post-lockdown freedom to organise neighbourly activities, our mission this time was to clean an area of Singapore, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity. Choosing the area surrounding our Kallang Avenue facility, our cleaning crew of 13 StorHub team members, who brought six of their children, and 30 ANZA Scouts combed the streets and walked alongside the River Kallang to clear these areas.
The heat did not dampen our enthusiasm and having continuously cleaned for around two hours, we collected an enormous 26.4kg of waste, of which 2.4kg of that was recyclable. Some notable items that we removed were lumps of concrete mixed with glass, giant mushrooms, a ‘gold’ nugget, a lottery ticket, car parts and even old underwear.
In presence was Luigi La Tona (CEO, Singapore) who spoke at the end of the event. “We’re very proud to have this partnership. So many of the young people of ANZA Scouts turned out to participate in cleaning litter off the streets of Singapore, and they are continually doing incredible work to give back to the community they live in. As strong proponents of supporting our community, we were very happy to assist them in this event and look forward to supporting their future endeavours.” he said.
“My daughter and I had a great afternoon “saving the world” picking up litter with the ANZA scouts. They are a very happy and enthusiastic group, learning how to give back to the society they are living in. We really enjoyed working with them and appreciate the invite to help out,” added Mike Hagbeck (Group CEO).
With our shared values and vision, we will continue to build upon our partnership with ANZA Scouts to contribute positively to Singapore.