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 Ong Tze Boon
Ong Tze Boon is the Group Executive Chairman at Ong & Ong and has transformed the business into a one-stop, cross-disciplinary design centre with a staff of nearly 600 across key cities in Asia. Boon is also an avid runner having ran several major marathons and was one of the first 2 Singaporeans to complete the World Marathon Challenge. He is the Co-Chair of Relay Majulah Organising Committee in support of President's Challenge.
Being a Singaporean has a special place for me. I have lived and travelled much; and am privileged to be Citizen of a country where the fragile balance of our community is not taken lightly and cherished with care. I believe in prioritising health & self before all else. I hope my participation in this run helps to rally the community for the community, and inspire others to also live a happy and healthy life. - Ong Tze Boon
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.