Our Campaign Story

ends 31 Jan 2021, 11:59 PM

Update: 1,693 Calories burned as at 20 Jan!

Message from Dr John Lee:
Dear Friends, as we start the new year with hopes for better days ahead, let's not forget those less fortunate among us. That is why I am supporting the #HeartofSG campaign, to raise funds for persons with disabilities and mental health conditions.

To make this more interesting, I am offering to:
1) Workout and burn 1 calorie for every $1 donated
2) Host lunch for Top 7 donors
3) Host lunch for 7 lucky donors of any amount
For #2-3, please send the screenshot of your donation to [email protected], if you wish to participate in the lunch.

Your donations will go towards 5 charities supported by the President's Challenge Empowering for Life Fund, to help persons with disabilities and mental health conditions with capacity building and employment. Like us, they too have dreams and aspirations for a better future.

Thank you for your kind and generous donation, to share joy and hope for those in need.

Cheers
John Lee

About Campaign

Centred on the spirit of giving, Maybank's Heart of Singapore (#HeartofSG) campaign seeks to unite everyone from different walks of life to empower our communities in need.

To double the public's efforts, Maybank will match donations raised dollar-for-dollar up to S$180,000 for the 5 supported charities under the #HeartofSG campaign!

Click on 'Fundraise Now', to create your sub-campaign and help raise funds! For fundraisers who are gifting items for donations, please make delivery arrangements outside of Giving.sg. We suggest stating your contact details in your campaign description for the donor to reach you.

The supported SSAs under THE Empowering for Life Fund (ELF) for President's Challenge (PC) 2020 are:
- Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
- Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore)
- Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD)
- WE CARE Community Services
- Club HEAL

The #HeartofSG campaign is in line with Maybank's mission to Humanise Financial Services, shining a spotlight on those in need as they weather the onslaught of Covid-19.

Maybank is dedicating donations to ELF for President's Challenge 2020 because their programmes reach out to disadvantaged groups in the areas of skills upgrading, capacity building and employment.

About The Charity

The President's Challenge is an annual community outreach and fundraising campaign for charities selected every year by the President's Office. It is a call to all Singaporeans in doing their part in building a more caring and inclusive society.

Initiated in 2000 by former President S R Nathan, the Challenge represents the coming together of people from all walks of life, to help the less fortunate. In 2012, under the leadership of former President Tony Tan Keng Yam, the Challenge was expanded to go beyond fundraising by including volunteerism and social
entrepreneurship.

In 2018, President Halimah Yacob announced a $10 million fund (Empowering For Life Fund) which will empower vulnerable groups through skills upgrading, capacity-building and employment. Visit http://www.pc.org.sg/WhoWeSupport to find out about the benefiting organisations supported by President's Challenge this year. 100% of the donations received go towards the charities we support.

SUPPORTED CAUSES
Community
Disability
Health