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StanChart gives S$240,000 to 'Friend-a-Senior' project

From left: Linus Tham, group chief operating officer & group chief corporate development officer, National Healthcare Group; Gerard Ee, chairman of Eastern Health Alliance; Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin; Andrew Chia, head of retail banking, Standard Chartered Bank; and Dr Mohamad Maliki Osman, Mayor of South East District.

STANDARD Chartered Bank will provide S$240,000 over three years to fund the "Friend-a-Senior" programme by the South East Community Development Council. The funds will go towards the training of 750 volunteers, who will then partner more than 450 seniors in the community. Under the programme,...

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