Maritime community and port authority raise $400,000 for charity through golf event

Maritime community and port authority raise $400,000 for charity through golf event
MPA and maritime community raise $400,000 for Community Chest and MPA's adopted charities.

SINGAPORE - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the maritime community raised $400,000 for charity through a golf event earlier this month. 

The beneficiaries of the money raised are the Community Chest and two other charities that MPA has adopted for the first time. They are: The Salvation Army Prison Support Services' Kids in Play and Lighthouse School.

Of the amount raised, $100,000 will be designated to The Salvation Army Prision Support Services' Kids in Play outreach programme, and another $100,000 will be go to Lighthouse School.

The remaining $200,000 will go towards other social service programmes supported by Community Chest.

Mr Andrew Tan, Chief Executive of MPA, presented a cheque for $400,000 to Mr Chew Kwee San, Vice-chairman of Community Chest, at MPA's Family Day at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari on Saturday (Nov 29).

maryanns@sph.com.sg

 

 

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