Singapore, 14 October 2021 – RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) raised more than S$520,000 for three local primary beneficiaries at its sixth annual charity golf event held at Sentosa Golf Club. The Guest-of-Honour for this year’s event was Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry.
Funds raised from this year’s charity golf event will support a diverse group of beneficiaries and causes, including education, eldercare as well as the environment and sustainability:
- Singapore Management University Pro Bono Centre
Provides opportunities for law students to integrate and appreciate academic work with clinical experience, instils legal professionalism and social responsibility in law students towards indigents and disenfranchised communities, and sensitises law students to social justice issues.
Provides seniors with quality person-centred healthy and social care services so as to improve their physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being.
- Nature Society (Singapore)
Promotes nature awareness and nature appreciation, advocates conservation of the natural environment in Singapore, and forges participation and collaboration in local regional and international efforts in preserving Earth’s biodiversity.
Since its inception in 2015, the Foundation has raised more than S$3 million for more than 15 charitable organisations in line with the Foundation’s philanthropic focus areas of education, the environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups as well as the arts and sports.
Associate Professor Ho Peng Kee, Patron of RHT Rajan Menon Foundation, said, “The Foundation continues to seek to establish a strong philanthropic culture in our business community based on our belief that success and profitability are intertwined with the sustained prosperity and the health of the community we serve.”
“I am heartened by the charitable spirit of our sponsors and their continued commitment to making a difference for our community during challenging times. I would like to thank Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry, for being our Guest-of-Honour at the event,” he added.
Staggered across five days in the months of July, September and October 2021, a total of 200 golfers participated in the charity golf event at Sentosa Golf Club with strict safe management measures in place. The event is supported by various generous sponsors including Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation (Singapore) Limited, Life Bridge Partners Pte Ltd and Olam International Limited.
Mr Tan Chong Huat, Chairman of RHT Rajan Menon Foundation, said, “Despite the impact of Covid-19, we remain determined to continue organising meaningful events and activities that support our beneficiaries and contribute to worthy causes.”
“On behalf of the Foundation and its beneficiaries, I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to our donors who contributed to the success of this year’s charity golf event under the new normal,” he added.
RHTLaw Asia and the RHT Group of Companies, which are part of the ONE RHT ecosystem of legal and multidisciplinary professional services, are the organising sponsors for the Foundation’s charity golf event.
About RHT Rajan Menon Foundation
A Singapore registered charity and grant-making philanthropic organisation, RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) enables RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies to do right and do good through various charitable endeavours.
Named after RHTLaw Asia LLP’s Founder-Senior Consultant Rajan Menon, the Foundation was set up in 2015, and was registered as a Singapore charity by the Commissioner of Charities and a grant-making philanthropic organisation by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore on 16 September 2016 and 28 November 2016 respectively.
The Foundation seeks to establish, inspire and encourage the right philanthropic culture among the corporate and legal fraternity of giving back to the community in a focused, hands-on and meaningful manner. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised more than S$3 million to support beneficiaries involved in education, the environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups as well as the arts and sports.
For more information, please visit www.rhtrajanmenon.foundation.