Five ways to walk, ride or run to raise funds for charities during Covid-19

Physical fund-raisers have been hit hard by the pandemic so charities turn to virtual events to help bridge the gap.

Jamie Wong
Nov 03, 2020

Covid-19 has hit communities and companies equally hard, and charities are not exempt.

Many charities – big and small – have felt the pandemic’s blow on their rapidly diminishing reserves. They are still feeling the strain even as the economy recovers.

Adrian Lim, 54, Director for Care Services at Singapore Red Cross, tells The Pride that funds are tough to come by even before Covid-19 happened. “If you look at the Red Cross annual reports, we run deficits for certain years even if it’s a good year.”

This year’s fundraising challengers are sobering.

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