Extracted from Annual Report 2016
Year 2016 was another fruitful year as we were able to grow our contributions in different ways. As we continue to explore new opportunities to give back to the society, we have also focused our efforts on helping children and youths, and building the next generation of leaders.
- The Excelpoint Bursary, in collaboration with the Singapore Management University ("SMU") continues in its third year (a total of S$52,000 dispersed annually for 5 years for the unprivileged students which started in 2014).
- Sponsorship of S$10,000 for Halogen Foundation's Golf Charity Event in November 2016, whereby the proceeds will go to several programs that the foundation is building upon to help the youths in need. Excelpoint has worked closely with Halogen to play a part in the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship ("NFTE") Program, which is a core program under Halogen Foundation, to educate underprivileged children, aged between 15-19 years old about leadership and entrepreneurship.
- We have donated S$5,000 to the annual UOB Heartbeat Run/ Walk, whereby partners are invited to participate in their Annual Charity Run/ Walk to raise funds to help the needy.
This year, Excelpoint worked with Sowers Action on their Sending Love program, a continuation of the previous year. We donated approximately S$6,574 (HKD$36,000) to distribute 300 jackets to the disadvantaged children in the rural regions of China. This was a meaningful activity as the jackets were able to provide children with warmth and to tide them through the harsh winter.