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YTL PowerSeraya Raises $70,000 for GROW

YTL PowerSeraya has raised $70,000 for GROW, the company’s adopted charity since year 2011, through its first ever organised major fund raising event. The amount will help provide lunch for 87 GROW beneficiaries for at least a year – equivalent to more than 20,000 meals.

pic_1 Close to 100 staff, customers, as well as industry and business partners participated in YTL PowerSeraya’s ‘Charity Bowl-for-Lunch’ evening event held at SuperBowl SAFRA at Mount Faber on 9 May. About 10 GROW beneficiaries were also present to take part in the fun.

The event was also attended by Ms Jessie Holmberg, Executive Director of Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore.

pic_2 The fund-raising bowling event forms part of YTL PowerSeraya’s on-going initiatives to help GROW. Since the partnership started in 2011, the company has held many activities to engage its staff with GROW beneficiaries. Past activities organised have included staff excursions and outings with GROW, celebration of significant or festive events such as Earth Hour and Christmas, as well as craft workshops organised by GROW.

About Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop (GROW)

GROW is one of the charitable programmes under Community Chest that is most in need of monetary and non-monetary assistance. It was established by the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore in 1984 to provide vocation training for people aged 16 years old and above with Cerebral Palsy and other associated disability conditions.

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