SINGAPORE, Nov. 2, 2022 — (ACN Newswire) — ONERHT Foundation Ltd, the corporate social responsibility vehicle of RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT”), has announced that its charity golf event had raised nearly S$560,000 for disadvantaged groups – a central target group of the Foundation’s philanthropic mission.
|Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Gan Kim Yong, Mrs. Kaylee Kwok, President of ONERHT Foundation, Mr. Eddie Chua, Honorary Treasurer of Singapore Golf Association, Mr. Azman Jaafar, Managing Partner of RHTLaw Asia LLP, and Mr. Jayaprakash Jagateesan, Group Managing Director of AlDigi Holdings [L-R]
Funds raised from the charity golf event will be used to support underprivileged families, as well as the elderly and their carers, through four local grantees: PCF Sparkle Care Centres, Dementia Singapore Ltd, Life Community Services Society and ARTDIS (Singapore) Ltd.
Ms. Kaylee Kwok, President of the ONERHT Foundation, said, “With the strong support of the Foundation’s generous donors and sponsors, we continue to advance the Foundation’s initiatives and programs on its four fundamental pillars of education. , environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups, as well as arts and sports.”
Nearly 250 golfers participated in the charity golf event which took place over three days on October 14, 20 and 28, 2022 at the Sentosa Golf Club which ended with a gala dinner attended by the guest of honor, Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Gan Kim Yong, and more than 180 guests.
In line with its aim of promoting the sport, the Foundation has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Golf Association (SGA). Under the memorandum of understanding, the Foundation and the SGA will collaborate on various outreach projects and programs to promote golf as a healthy sporting activity.
Mr. Eddie Chua, Honorary Treasurer of SGA, said, “We are delighted to partner with ONERHT Foundation to collaboratively achieve SGA’s strategic goals for golf in Singapore.
Since its inception in 2015, the Foundation has, with the support of its donors and sponsors, been able to raise over S$4 million for over 15 charities. The Foundation is pleased to be able to have a significant philanthropic impact on the community.
ONERHT SA Foundation
A registered charity and philanthropic grant-maker in Singapore, ONERHT Foundation Ltd enables RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT”) to do good and do good through various charitable activities.
Established by ONERHT in 2015, the Foundation was registered as a Singapore Charity by the Commissioner of Charities and as a Charitable Grantmaking Organization by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore on September 16, 2016 and November 28 2016 respectively.
The Foundation seeks to establish, inspire and encourage the right philanthropic culture within the corporate and legal fraternity to give back to the community in purposeful, practical and meaningful ways. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over S$4 million to support over 15 beneficiaries involved in education, environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups as well as arts and sports. For more information, please visit www.onerht.foundation
Singapore Golf Association
The Singapore Golf Association (SGA) is the national sports association governing the game of golf in Singapore. Registered on October 5, 1961, SGA aims to encourage and promote the game of golf in Singapore. The SGA currently has 11 full members, 7 associate members and 6 affiliate members. SGA is also a member of the International Golf Federation, Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation, ASEAN Golf Federation, Asian Golf Leaders Forum and National Olympic Council of Singapore. For more information, please visit https://sga.org.sg/
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