Six women national athletes form Heartwork group to help needy and give back to society

National athletes (From left) Stephenie Chen, Theresa Goh, Shayna Ng, Amanda Lim, Yip Pin Xiu and Sarah Chen have formed an initiative called Heartwork to help the less privileged in Singapore.
National athletes (From left) Stephenie Chen, Theresa Goh, Shayna Ng, Amanda Lim, Yip Pin Xiu and Sarah Chen have formed an initiative called Heartwork to help the less privileged in Singapore.PHOTO: TEAM HEARTWORK

One of the effects of winning at the higher levels of sport is usually greater visibility for the athletes who have achieved these feats.

Driven by the desire to give back to a community whose support has enabled them to arrive at where they are today, a group of national athletes has started an initiative to to help the needy in Singapore.

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