Lions Home for the Elders is an approved Institute of Public Character (IPC) with IPC No: HEF0003G.
All outright donations are eligible for 2.5 times tax deduction.
For IRAS to include your tax-deductible donation, please indicate your NRIC / FIN / UEN in the Online Donation Form provided.


We welcome donations in-kind items from the general public.


If you would like to donate food and daily essentials to Lions Home, we have attached a list of items that the residents currently need.


Please do not send us items which are close to its expiry dates. When you are in doubt, please contact us at or 6252 9900 to check if the item is suitable for the residents.

These are the groceries needed:

  • Bakery
       -> bread, buns, sponge cakes (avoid chocolate chips, corn, peanuts, raisins)
  • Beverages
       -> fruit juices (250ml per packet, without sugar), milo (avoid 3 in 1)
  • Biscuits
       -> assorted biscuits
  • Canned Food
       -> mushroom, tuna
  • Chilled
       -> bean curd
  • Condiments
       -> chilli sauce, light soy sauce, tomato sauce
  • Dairy
       -> evaporated milk, fortified milk powder, UHT milk 1 litre
  • Dim Sum
       -> carrot cake, chee cheong fun, chicken pau, siew mai, vegetarian pau, yam cake
  • Dried Food
       -> dang gui, dang shen, mushroom, soya bean, sugar, yu zhu
  • Fresh Vegetables
       -> cabbages, carrots, choy sum, corn, kale, kang kong, spinach, tomatoes 
  • Fruits
       -> bananas, dragon fruits, papayas, watermelons
  • Oil
       -> cooking oil, sesame oil
  • Spreads
       -> fruit jam (no sugar), kaya (less sugar), peanut butter

These are the hygiene essentials:

  • Big Combs
  • Facial Tissue Boxes
  • Kitchen Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper Jumbo Rolls
  • Toothpaste
  • Towels
       -> face towels

These are the other essentials:

  • Air Mattresses
  • Bibs
  • Bolsters
  • Face Mirrors
       -> small
  • Medicated Oil
  • Men’s Shorts
  • Metal Spoons
  • Olive Oil (For external use only)
  • Prickly Heat Powder
  • PVC Tablecloths
    -> round
  • Pyjamas
  • Single Fitted Bed Sheets with Pillow Cases
  • Thermal Blankets
  • Trash Bags
       -> 19″ x 19″ in white, 48″ x 36″ in black
  • Velcro Sandals
  • Wheelchair Cushions
  • Wound Care Products
    -> alginate, antimicrobial, foam type, hydrocolloid, hydrogel, wound contact layers

Do try to deliver items during office hours (9am to 6pm) on weekdays (Monday to Friday) when we have staff on duty to receive and record the donated items.

Kindly include the receipts of your donations for our auditing purpose.