DON8URI - a F&B social enterprise (co-founded by a Deaf & a Hearing) advocates for social integration of deaf individuals by providing them gainful employment with the ultimate social mission to equip them with the relevant skills and eventually the capability to embark on their respective entrepreneurial journey to pay it forward.
We envision a truly inclusive Singapore where Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) is recognised as Singapore's 5th official language.
Products & Services - a selection of gourmet donburi curated by deaf advocates are served at our live station catering to consumers at farmers markets/bazaars/flea markets and businesses in Singapore, for private or corporate events.
We also conduct sign language workshops to foster greater inclusion and bridge communication between the Deaf and the hearing.
Photo credit: MCI
EXPANDED MENU (2022) available for private event booking & corporate orders.
Live Station Catering with Sushi Bar | Sushi on Conveyor Belt
Omakase Bento | Sashimi & Sushi Platters | Temaki | Onigiri
PRESIDENT'S CHALLENGE ENABLING EMPLOYMENT PLEDGE
We affirmed our commitment to:
Adopt an inclusive mindset towards employees with disabilities
Recognise that employees with disabilities are capable of contributing and bringing value as all other employees do
Create a work culture that welcomes and respects employees with disabilities
Treat employees with disabilities fairly and with dignity
Enable employees with disabilities to have access to information, activities and opportunities at work like the other employees
Create barrier-free workplace environments
Create a conducive workplace that is non-discriminatory, safe and friendly to employees with disabilities
Ensure that work-related programmes and facilities are accessible to employees with disabilities
Embrace innovation and technology as enablers to employability, productivity and independence of employees with disabilities at the workplace
Implement supportive employment policies for employees with disabilities
Incorporate HR practices such as flexible work arrangements, assistive technologies, fair remuneration and career development, that encourage hiring and retention of persons with disabilities
Explore adjustments or redesign job roles or work processes to enable employees with disabilities to showcase and develop their strengths and capabilities
Leverage available resources and support (both internal and external) for employers to hire and train persons with disabilities
Help employees with disabilities transition smoothly from school/training to work, and help them to upgrade and embark on lifelong learning
Exchange best practices with other employers on how to better support employees with disabilities
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
Thank you NVPC - Towards a City of Good & NCSS Singapore for the opportunity to be part of SG Cares Giving Week 2022 in support of Forward SG🙏
CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
We're deeply humbled & honoured to be amongst eight social enterprises & charities, 12 ground-up movements, and three Voice of Loving Kindness to be inducted into the Singapore Kindness Movement's (SKM) Kindred Spirit Circle.
OUR ESTEEMED INCLUSION PARTNERS (partial list)
SIGN LANGUAGE COURSE
Have always been interested to learn sign language?
Why not join us on an experiential journey where a "no-voice" teaching method, facilitated by our Deaf advocate is used to enhance the learning experience?
Gain greater insights to the Deaf world.
Learn more about Deaf culture & the Deaf community in Singapore.
Learn to sign vocabulary & form sentences in Singapore Sign Language (SgSL).
FEB - JUL 2023 INTAKE
Time: 10am - 12pm (Saturdays)
Level 1 - Course dates: 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar & 18 Mar 2023 (CLOSED)
Level 2 - Course dates: 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun & 10 Jun 2023 (updated)
Level 3 - TBA
Time: 2pm - 4pm (Saturdays)
Level 1 - Course dates: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May & 13 May 2023 (closing soon)
Level 2 - Course dates: 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul & 15 Jul 2023
Level 3 - Course dates: TBA
Location: less than 5 mins walk from the nearest MRT Station
NUS Enablers Inclusive Fest 2023
17 MARCH 2023
Thank you National University of Singapore (NUS) for the invite to NUS Enablers Inclusive Fest 2023 & all who dropped by our booth! 🙏
HOUGANG SECONDARY SCHOOL
9 MARCH 2023
Our heartfelt appreciation to Hougang Secondary School for the invitation to conduct an experiential workshop for their students 🙏
We had the pleasure to welcome HSS as our Inclusion Partner & presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mrs Rachel Chan, Subject Head (CCE)
As Deaf advocates, we value each opportunity to create greater awareness of our Deaf community & Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) & we’re heartened when the younger generation showed genuine interest to know more about Deaf culture & SgSL. 🤟
SENTOSA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
30 JANUARY, 13 FEBRUARY & 27 FEBRUARY 2023
A warm welcome to our latest Inclusion Partner - Sentosa Development Corporation!
A Certificate of Appreciation was presented to Ms Linda Lee, Divisional Director, Human Resource & Admin.
Special shout-out to all the 86 participants from SAT & Ticketing Ops who attended our workshops on 30 Jan, 13 Feb & 27 Feb 2023!
Thank you for being such an engaging audience & your support for a kinder, more caring & truly inclusive Singapore. We look forward to communicating with you in basic sign language when we next visit Sentosa 🤟
8 FEBRUARY 2023
Spin, Sign & Eat!
Participants were encouraged to sign the item/word listed on the wheel to redeem a temaki at the recent Yale-NUS Diversity Week 2023.
Thank you for the invitation to Yale-NUS Diversity Week 2023🤟
12 DECEMBER 2022
Thank you for the invitation to be part of Sanmina's X'mas Marketplace🤟
ENABLING LIVES FESTIVAL (by SG Enable)
3 DECEMBER 2022
Celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with fellow advocates at the Enabling Lives Festival hosted by SG Enable🤟
Thank you all for dropping by & we hope to see you in 2023!
EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP WITH TEAM BONDING
28 NOVEMBER 2022
Our heartfelt appreciation to our latest Inclusion Partner, Yara Asia Pte Ltd for the invitation to conduct an experiential workshop 🙏
It really made our day for having such spontaneous audience & we hope that you’ve gain greater insights of our Deaf culture & Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) 🤟
THE PURPLE PARADE
29 OCTOBER 2022
We're truly humbled by the show of support & grateful to all who came by our booth🙏
Thank you Mayor Denise Phua Lay Peng & The Purple Parade organising committee for the opportunity to be part of your 10th Anniversary celebrations!
Cheers to many good years to come & partnership as we work collectively towards a kinder, more caring & truly inclusive Singapore! 🤟
EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP WITH TEAM BONDING & SELF-CARE
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AGENCY (NEA)
25 OCTOBER 2022
Our heartfelt appreciation to National Environment Agency (NEA) for inviting us back for a consecutive year & it felt really great to be able to engage the participants in person 🤟
Truly grateful for the opportunity to share more about our Deaf culture & Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) through our uniquely curated experiential workshop with team bonding activities while allocating time for self-care 🙏
EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP WITH SILENT BAZAAR
XINMIN SECONDARY SCHOOL
21 OCTOBER 2022
Great pleasure to partner our Inclusion Partner, Xinmin Secondary School to deliver an experiential workshop to 152 students, where the students learnt basic sign language & how to sign the assorted temaki (such as Soft-shell Crab Temaki, Unagi Temaki & Meat-free Temaki) to facilitate ordering during the Silent Bazaar.
Glad that the teachers enjoyed the professional service by our "new team members!" Great job team!🤟
INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF DEAF PEOPLE (IWDP) / INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SIGN LANGUAGES (IDSL) 2022
23 SEPTEMBER 2022
Our heartfelt appreciation to our Inclusion Partner (Corporate) - Cushman & Wakefield | C&W Services for the invitation to celebrate the International Week of Deaf People (#IWDP) & International Day of Sign Languages (#IDSL) on 23 Sep 2022 with your team.
Your goodwill & support meant a lot to us as we continue advocating for Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) to be recognised as our nation's 5th official language! 🤟
SANDS FOR SINGAPORE CHARITY FESTIVAL 2022
8 - 10 SEPTEMBER 2022
Great to be back at a large scale public event after a COVID-19 induced hiatus!
We appreciate & value the opportunity to interact with members of the public as we create greater awareness of our Deaf community while advocating for Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) to be recognised as our nation’s 5th official language.
Our heartfelt appreciation to Marina Bay Sands for the invitation to Sands for Singapore Charity Festival (8 - 10 Sep 2022) & your support for a kinder, more caring & truly inclusive Singapore!
DON8URI X INCLUSION PARTNERS
SINGAPORE NATIONAL DAY
9 AUG 2022
COLLABORATION WITH SECONDARY SCHOOL
Xinmin Secondary Homecoming Day
2 July 2022
Our heartfelt appreciation to Xinmin Secondary School for the invite to Xinmin Secondary Homecoming day - A School by the Community, A School for the Community on 2 July 2022 & your support for inclusion!
A special shout-out to Class 108 for decorating & helping out at our booth 🤟
We appreciate the opportunity to create greater awareness of our Deaf community while advocating for Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) to be recognised as our nation’s 5th official language.
Let’s us work collectively towards a kinder, more caring & truly inclusive Singapore!
COLLABORATION WITH INSTITUTE OF HIGHER LEARNING
Temasek Polytechnic (Sign with Me - 2021)
SELF-CARE & SIGN LANGUAGE WORKSHOP
National Environment Agency (NEA)
We had the pleasure to host over 60 participants via Zoom & we would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt appreciation to the National Environment Agency (NEA) for the opportunity to create greater awareness of our Deaf & Hard-of-hearing community while caring for the mental wellbeing of their employees.
Meanwhile, do drop us an email if you/your company is interested to support inclusion & to know more about our Self-care & Sign Language Workshop.
LIVE STATION CATERING
BT Singapore Pte Ltd
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Singapore
Changi Airport Group
Keppel Bay Tower
EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOP (with Silent Bazaar)
National Junior College
Facebook posts to Singapore's leaders on the need for timely dissemination of important & accurate information to fellow Singaporeans, including Deaf citizens who use sign language during COVID-19 pandemic.
4 Apr 2020
DON8URI expressed our disappointment that for the 3rd time, our fellow Deaf Singaporeans who use sign language have been left out when PM Lee Hsien Loong addressed the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
26 Mar 2020
17 Mar 2020
World leaders (from Malaysia, New Zeland & United Kingdom) who have made their "live" telecast update on COVID-19 accessible to all, including Deaf citizens who use sign language.
8 Aug 2019
Advocacy campaign to create greater public awareness & support to recognise Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) as Singapore's 5th official language.
We envision a truly inclusive Singapore where Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) is recognised as Singapore's 5th official language.
CAUSES WE SUPPORT
Launch of Singapore Kindness Movement - "Overcome as One"
(7 March 2020)
We stand in solidarity with fellow Singaporeans during this challenging times (COVID-19) & we support Singapore Kindness Movement’s latest campaign as we truly believed that we can “Overcome as One” with Unity and Kindness!
The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift (21 Nov - 18 Dec 2019)
A special shout-out for The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift, a national community service project that promotes the spirit of caring and sharing among Singaporeans during the Christmas season whereby they collect gifts from thousands of Singaporeans, for distribution to the needy in Singapore.
Paint-A-Nila (23 & 24 Nov 2019)
A video shout-out for our Inclusion Partner, Sport Singapore (myActiveSG) in support of Paint-A-Nila where all proceeds go to SportCares which helps children and youth from low income families, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and vulnerable seniors.
Trivia Night 2019 (21 Nov 2019)
DON8URI also cares about our environment & endeavour to do our part as a responsible F&B social enterprise for Mother Earth. Hence, we’re very honoured to partner with & support Zero Waste Singapore’s first fundraising event - Trivia Night 2019.
President's Star Charity 2019 (10 Nov 2019)
President's Challenge 2019 - Relay Majulah (2 - 10 Nov 2019)
Purple Parade 2019 (2 Nov 2019)
Singapore's Largest Movement to Support Inclusion & Celebrate Abilities of Persons with Special Needs
BYO Singapore (8 July 2019)
Proud to be amongst the 108 brands that are committed to support the BYO movement!
In conjunction with our 3rd anniversary, we're pleased to kickstart our new initiative "Gift-a-Meal", whereby we will deliver premium quality Japanese meals to charities & their beneficiaries.
We welcome like-minded individuals & corporate sponsors who are interested to support this initiative to join us as we work towards a kinder, more caring & truly inclusive Singapore!
13 Mar 2023
Our pleasure to have delivered 111 pieces of meat-free temaki to the seniors at both Metta Home for the Disabled & Metta Home Day Activity Centre at Woodlands, operated by Metta Welfare Association 慈光福利协会 for distribution to their beneficiaries.
16 Jan 2023
Our 1st delivery in 2023 - our pleasure to have delivered 100 pieces of temaki to Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home (Silat) for distribution to their beneficiaries.
23 Dec 2022
Delivered 150 pieces of assorted temaki to the Senior Centre @ Bukit Gombak Vista for distribution to the beneficiaries of REACH Community Services.
15 Oct 2022
Sponsored 100 pieces of assorted temaki in support & partnership with the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped to raise funds for the International White Cane Day 2022
16 Sep 2022
Delivered 110 pieces of temaki for the residents at the Society for the Aged Sick
30 May 2022
Delivered 100 pieces of assorted temaki for the residents at the Singapore Cheshire Home
SUPPORTING ONE MILLION TREES MOVEMENT
24 Apr 2021
(in commemoration of our 2nd anniversary)
DISTRIBUTION OF DON8URI CARE PACKS (COVID-19)
23 & 24 Mar 2020
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