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 Oh Siew May
Oh Siew May is the Author of "Scaling Walls - My Story". Born in 1971 with cerebal palsy, Siew May attended the former Spastic Children's Association School (now known as CPAS) and with strong determination and perseverance, she was the 2nd student from the school to complete her PSLE, qualifying her for Express Stream at St Hilda's Secondary School. One of her greatest achievements is climbing Mt Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia in 2005.
Growing up in a poor family and born with cerebral palsy, there were many challenges I faced and I knew how hard life was and can be. By participating in Relay Majulah, I hope to contribute my part in doing good for the society, especially in uplifting the unprivileged. Above it all, I hope to inspire and encourage my friends with disabilities and many in our community in need to know that our community stands alongside us and that we are never alone; and in the words of Sir Edmund Hillary (1st man who conquered Mount Everest), it is not the mountains we conquer, but ourselves. - Oh Siew May
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.