SPD’s Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament Raises Over $240,000 to Benefit People with Disabilities

SINGAPORE, 25 April 2016 – SPD, a voluntary welfare organisation that supports people with disabilities, organised its first charity golf tournament last Friday at the Raffles Country Club with strong support from the business community.

Close to 30 companies came together to raise more than $240,000 through sponsorship of golf flights and donations. The funds raised will go towards funding SPD’s programmes and services to benefit people with disabilities. Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Manpower and Member of Parliament for East Coast GRC, Mr Lim Swee Say, led the tee-off with 106 golfers in the 27-flight event.

SPD President Ms Chia Yong Yong said, “We are very happy that SPD’s maiden charity golf tournament is a successful one. We are greatly heartened with the support of our participants and donors and are grateful to all of them for believing in our mission of developing the potential of people with disabilities and enabling them to be self-reliant and independent.”

At the dinner, she also thanked Organising Committee Chairman Mr Eric Low and his team comprising Mr Tan Soo Nan, Mr Joe Dorai, Mr Godfrey Robert, Mr Alvin Seck, Mr Eric Teoh, and Mr Yeo Teck Guan, for their help in organising the fundraiser.

SPD thanks the following partners and sponsors for being a part of the inaugural SPD Charity Golf:

Diamond Sponsors
– Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation
– Lum Chang Holdings Ltd
– Mitsubishi Electric Asia Pte Ltd

Platinum Sponsors
– CTC Global Pte Ltd
– EMC Computer System (South Asia) Pte Ltd
– Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
– Singapore Telecommunications Limited

Gold Sponsors
– Allen & Gledhill LLP
– Ascan Marketing Services Pte Ltd
– AXS Pte Ltd
– Cisco Systems (USA) Pte Ltd
– Goodrich Global Pte Ltd
– Harry Elias Partnerships LLP
– NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
– Network For Electronic Transfers (Singapore) Pte Ltd
– NSFOCUS Technologies (S) Pte Ltd
– Raffles Medical Group
– Singapore Press Holdings Foundation
– Toshiba Data Dynamics Pte Ltd
– Symantec Singapore Pte Ltd
– Veeam Software
– Woh Hup (Private) Limited

Hole-in-one Sponsor
– Audi Singapore

Novelty Challenge Sponsors
– Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
– DBS Bank Ltd
– Singapore Pools Limited
– StarHub Limited

– Lion Global Investors Ltd
– New Creation Church, Singapore

Special Draw Sponsor