About Campaignends 31 Dec 2019, 11:59 PM
Lionel has always been passionate about charity events. He was the President of the Beijing Lions Clubs in 2008, and he won the Humanitarian Partner Award of the Lions Clubs International Foundation in 2017. In recent years, Lionel has begun to tap on his passion for sports to activate a greater community of care by promoting sportsmanship. He believes that sports can change lives. Two charity photo collections which Lionel sponsored, 42.195& Beyond and Run Taiwan Just Now, have been published in Singapore and Taiwan. Lionel is a sponsor for SportCares - Qiming Foundation Multi-Sport Programme. The program provides structured early-intervention for youths at risk to support their positive development and meaningful engagement with the mainstream community.
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.