How Your Donation Makes a Difference
$20 goes a long way in covering books and school fees for disadvantaged children and helps them stay in school.
$50 helps subsidise the medical costs for the less fortunate such as their doctor visits and medication.
$100 covers the cost of skills training so those with intellectual disabilities can be less dependent and live better lives.
$200 provide dementia care to those with dementia
Our Campaign Storyends 14 Jan 2017, 11:59 PM
After a successful edition in March, We Tech Care is coming back on December 10, 2016. Marking Microsoft's 16th year in support of the Presidents Challenge, We Tech Care is Microsoft Philanthropies' annual flagship event in Singapore.
Open to the public, the event aims to provide a platform to empower everyone through technology by creating opportunities for people of all ages to learn coding/computing, connect the current generation of innovators with the next, raise awareness of innovative technology that can help solve societal issues, support digital inclusion programmes through partnering with non-profit partners, and foster Microsoft employees skill-based volunteering efforts.
Visit www.aka.ms/WeTechCare_2016 for more information.
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
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.