AWARE gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following organizations who have contributed substantially to our programmes and operations in 2012.
Chen Su Lan Trust
The Chen Su Lan Trust was established in 1947. Since then, the Trust has made numerous contributions to charities and other worthwhile causes, and has also extended assistance to many other organizations, regardless of their religious affiliations.
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
The Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Singapore. It was built in 1884, for devotees to worship the Chinese Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin. The temple is also involved in charity work, contributing to several health and educational organisations.
The Lee Foundation was established as a philanthropic institution in 1952 with its focus on education, health, social aid to the poor and needy, welfare, and cultural activities. The Lee Foundation is currently Singapore’s largest foundation.
Margaret Mary Wearne Charitable Trust
The Margaret Mary Wearne Charitable Trust was set up in 2005 for the following broad purposes: (1) relief of poverty and suffering of the infirm, aged, sick and poor (2) to promote charitable works or projects undertaken by religious bodies such as temples, churches, bible colleges and other similar mission, (3) to promote education, teaching, learning, science and research and to do all things calculated to assist in connection with such promotion including providing financial support and sponsorship and (4) to carry out and perform all and other acts, works, enterprises or things as are of a charitable nature.
Tote Board Social Service Fund
The Tote Board Social Service Fund supports critical and strategic social service programmes for the needy and disadvantaged, capability enhancement initiatives to uplift social service standards, and capital projects of voluntary welfare organisations. The Tote Board has appointed National Council of Social Service (NCSS) to administer the fund since 2006.