About Campaign

ends 31 Dec 2017, 11:59 PM
Twenty-five-year Abdul (not his real name) got placed into Pertapis Halfway House to complete his drug abuse rehabilitation programme. Through its social enterprise, DigiArt, he was able to harness his creative skills to design banners and print logos for major events and projects. More good news arrived when he got sponsored for a design course and a job after his discharge.

This year, President's Challenge is raising funds for five organisations who provide support to ex-offenders through rehabilitative programmes to faciliate their reintegration back to the community and their family. Your donations to President Challenge 2017 makes it possible for Abdul and others like him to realise their aspirations.

Other PC 2017 supported beneficiaries providing rehabilitation assistance include:
- Green Haven - Halfway House
- HEB-Ashram Halfway House
- Pertapis Halfway House
- Singapore After Care Association
- Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association

This year, President's Challenge supports 52 beneficiaries supporting a wide range of sectors including children, youth and families, healthcare, disability services, eldercare and rehabilitation services. Every dollar counts.

100% of the donations go towards the beneficiaries.
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About the Charity

The President's Challenge is an annual community outreach and fundraising campaign for beneficiaries 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 entrepreneurship. 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/beneficiary to find out about the benefitting organisations supported by President's Challenge this year. 100% of the donations received go towards the beneficiaries we support.

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