Updated: 05/02/2014 20:31

NTUC raised over $1.4 million at its first fundraiser this year



NTUC raised over $1.4 million at its first fundraiser this year

The Labour Movement has kick-started its fundraising drive by raising more than $1.4 million to help low-income union members and families. 

The money was raised at a charity golf event organised by the NTUC-U Care Fund today. 

Director of the Care and Share department at NTUC, Zainal Sapari, says the U Care Fund had disbursed close to $60 million to help low income union members and their families since it started in 2009. 

Close to $9 million was also disbursed through the various U Care assistance programmes last year. 

Some of the assistance programmes include discount vouchers for groceries, funding support for bursaries and scholarships and family recreation packages.

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