12 Nov '11, 3pm

Charity run raises $230k for the needy #Singapore

Charity run raises $230k for the needy #Singapore

AsiaOne Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 SINGAPORE - Close to 3,000 runners from 170 aviation organisations participated in the Aviation Run 2011 today to raise funds for the poor and needy in society. A total of S$228,888 was raised for the less fortunate. Spearheaded by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), together with aviation partners, raised funds for 70 charities supported by the Community Chest, and also raised awareness for responsible practices for a greener environment. Guest-of-Honour Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, flagged off the fun run and officially launched Aviation Community Cares. “It is significant that Aviation Community Cares has been launched in the year that Singapore celebrates one hundred years of aviation. Over this time, aviation has played a key role in Singapore’s economic as well as social ...

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