About Campaignends 31 Dec 2019, 11:59 PM
Relay Majulah is a ground-up initiative to form a 200-runners team to conquer 2,000km over 200 hours (2-10 Nov 2019) to raise funds for President's Challenge and its 67 supported charities; and to commemorate Singapore's 200 years. It also aims to unite the community, for the community; and tell the inspiring stories of people with indomitable spirit, who live life to the full and live life without limits.
About Adrian Oh
Adrian ditched his career as an educator and the cushy comfort life in Singapore to travel around the world on a longboard. He did it to pursue his love for world cultures and his keen desire to experience humanity as a global adventurer. With a keen sense for adventure and a longboard, skated across the planet for 2 years, 24,000 km over 33 countries in 4 continents.
"Having travelled around the world, witnessing all sorts of situations from natural disasters to poverty and corruption, made me appreciate our nation and how it came about - its roots, our forefathers, etc. I am participating in Relay Majulah to pay it forward the kindness bestowed upon me by strangers during my 2 years journey around the world on a longboard. I hope to inspire others to pay it forward too, so that together, we can make this world a better place." - Adrian Oh
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.