About Campaignends 31 Dec 2019, 11:59 PM
My passion for running started in my mid-thirties. I have been lucky enough to enjoy every step of it with my friends and running mates from Kampong Runners and my supportive wife. I am thankful that via running, it has given me the opportunity to travel to various countries to run and at the same time, have a holiday.
In good times and bad, we know that people give because you meet needs, not because you have needs. I'm honoured to be part of Relay Majulah and hope that your small donation can also make a world of difference for someone today.
It always seems impossible, until it's done.
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.