15 Jun '11, 11am

S'poreans give $250,000 to #Thai girl who lost legs in MRT mishap, on her #birthday

S'poreans give $250,000 to #Thai girl who lost legs in MRT mishap, on her #birthday

On behalf of a group of anonymous Singaporean donors, the Singapore Red Cross will present a S$250,000 cheque to the Thai Red Cross Society for the medical expenses of Peneakchanasak Nitcharee, on her 15th birthday tomorrow (Jun 16). Nitcharee lost her legs in an MRT accident here on Apr 9. Her courage and optimism despite the tragedy touched many Singaporeans. Strangers who spotted her at the Budget Terminal before her flight to Bangkok on Monday (Jun 13) rushed up to her to bid farewell and wish her well . Some even pushed wads of cash into her hands as they patted her shoulders and whispered words of encouragement. A Singapore Red Cross spokesperson told STOMP: "On behalf of a group of anonymous Singaporean donors, Singapore Red Cross Chairman Mr Tee Tua Ba will be presenting a cheque of S$250,000 (Thai Baht 6.17 million) to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirin...

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