Pedalling for charity

Mr Han Jok Kwang, trustee of The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF), and Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Communications and Information, leading the pack at a charity cycling event yesterday at Marina Bay.
Mr Han Jok Kwang (left) and Dr Janil Puthucheary lead the charity cycling event that aims to raise $200,000 for three charities on July 6, 2019.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Minister Khaw Boon Wan presenting the cheque to Ms Tan Bee Heong, General Manager of the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund on July 6, 2019 at the Raffles House at Fort Canning Park.
Minister Khaw Boon Wan presenting the cheque to Ms Tan Bee Heong, General Manager of the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund on July 6, 2019 at the Raffles House at Fort Canning Park.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
A group photo of the cyclists taking part in a charity cycling event that aims to raise $200,000 for three charities on July 6, 2019.
A group photo of the cyclists taking part in a charity cycling event that aims to raise $200,000 for three charities on July 6, 2019.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Mr Han Jok Kwang, trustee of The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF), and Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Communications and Information, leading the pack at a charity cycling event yesterday at Marina Bay. The group cycled for about 15km before arriving at Raffles House in Fort Canning. The event was organised by Mr Han in commemoration of Singapore's bicentennial, and raised more than $200,000 for three charities: St Luke's ElderCare, the NUHS Fund and the SPMF, which received $70,000.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline 'Pedalling for charity'. Print Edition | Subscribe