S’poreans donated $90m in first five months of 2020, equal to whole of last year’s donations
From January to May this year, $90 million was donated to the Community Chest, the Community Foundation of Singapore’s Sayang Sayang Fund which was set up in February, and through online donation platform Giving.sg.
CFS commits up to S$300,000 to extend student meal subsidies
SINGAPORE: The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has committed up to S$300,000 in funding to extend the Recess@Home programme until the end of the “circuit breaker” on Jun 1, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Thursday (May 14).
CEO Catherine Loh goes on MONEY FM 89.3 to speak about the Sayang Sayang Fund
Michelle: Let’s start with CFS and the work that it does. How does it support charities and why did the Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) start the Sayang Sayang Fund?
Partnering CapitaLand Hope Foundation to care for seniors
The Community Foundation of Singapore today gave an update on the fund raising efforts for the Sayang Sayang Fund (SSF) and announced new initiatives that the Fund will support.
Sayang Sayang Fund continues to appeal for donations
Last Tuesday (7 April 2020), the Sayang Sayang Fund relaunched fund raising efforts to raise another $3 million to meet evolving and urgent needs of the community to complement the work of local public health, non-profit and government entities with emergency support during the ‘circuit breaker’.
Around 7,000 school children in need of support for meals
A four-week ‘circuit breaker’ is the latest challenge to hit Singapore, as a pre-emptive strategy to curb the spread of COVID-19. As students transition to over three weeks of learning at home, about 7,000 children will miss access to food they would normally get in school, compounding difficulties in continuing their education at home.
A call to continue rallying together
Thank you to everyone who have generously supported the community-driven Sayang Sayang Fund. We have far surpassed our initial target of $500,000! This was made possible with help from many private individual and corporate donors who donated to the fund directly or set up their own fund-raising pages.
Sayang Sayang Fund – Let’s do more together!
The Sayang Sayang Fund has reached our initial target of $500,000! A big thank you to our generous donors, who helped us reach this amount in less than seven days.
The Community Foundation of Singapore launches new Sayang Sayang Fund
The Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has established Sayang Sayang Fund to provide support for frontline healthcare workers as well as vulnerable communities impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.