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 Tan Chuan-Jin
Tan Chuan-Jin is the 10th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore. He has served in the Cabinet since May 2014 as the Minister for Manpower (May 2014 - May 2015) and the Minister for Social and Family Development (May 2015 - Sept 2017).
I believe that it is in giving that we receive. As we receive, we change. As we change, we become better people. As more people change, society changes along with them. I have been running shorter distances and it'd be challenging to start running longer distances again but I hope that through my participation in Relay Majulah, it can help raise awareness and encourage others to also play a part in outreaching to those who need help. It always makes a difference. - Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin
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 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/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.