Our past years key social outreach activities.

2011 - 2015

2015
  • $31,522 towards contributions for ISCOS' Gift of Hope

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $53,420 to Minds Towner Garden School
  • $13,120 to Care Corner Counselling Centre
  • $26,760 to WWF (Singapore)

August

  • $100,000 for second round of funding support to social enterprise Grid Synergy's EWDs programme
  • $300,000 for SPD's ICOS programme (2017, 2016 & 2015)

July

  • $10,000 to support the Community Chest Heartstrings Walk
  • $213,850 raised through the annual StarHub Open to Singapore
  • Association for the Visually Handicapped and Metta Welfare Association
  • $80,715 to nine VWOs via the Homes by Homes campaign

June

  • $110,000 for Hair for Hope project to the Children's Cancer Foundation

March

  • Returned as a sponsor of the revamped Nurture 2.0 Programme with a $250,000 donation. 33 StarHubbers took 188 children from low-income families in Central CDC for an educational and fun-filled excursion to Jurong Bird Park to commemorate the sponsorship.

January

  • Donated $5,000 to Girl Rising, an international empowerment programme for disadvantaged girls. Also screened the Girl Rising movie with open floor discussions for staff awareness.

2014

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $71,600 to Minds Towner Garden School
  • $10,505 to Care Corner Counselling Centre

December

  • 58 StarHubbers visited children at Sunbeam Place, a home for children and young persons aged 2 to 18 years who are in need of safety and protection. The StarHub employees engaged them in games, food and handicraft activities, as well as painted a cheery wall mural with them.
  • 18 StarHubbers volunteered to help out at the StarHub-ISCOS Bursary Award Presentation Ceremony, ushering the students and their guests, as well as running educational and entertaining game stalls for the children.
  • StarHub invited their corporate clients, partners and friends from the media to decline the traditional Christmas hamper they would receive from StarHub. In exchange, less privileged children from the StarHub-Central Singapore Nurture Programme and their families would receive tickets to Singapore Repertory Theatre's Junior Claus production. Over 200 tickets were given out thanks to the generosity of our corporate clients, partners and media friends.
October
  • StarHub began a one-year contribution to the ISCOS Gift of Hope, an initial relief package given to ex-offenders who have just been released from prison, to help them get back on their feet. Each Gift of Hope contains basic necessities worth $50. StarHub's contribution, worth $54, includes a free pre-paid SIM card and two free top-up cards, as well as a sling bag with a motivational message.
September
  • StarHub held a separate lucky draw at their StarHub Celebrates D&D where staff donations to Eagles Mediation & Counselling Centre totalling $8,440 were raised. This sum was matched by a donation from the StarHub Sparks Fund.
August
  • 37 StarHubbers and their family members joined more than 8,500 walkers in the 4km ComChest Heartstrings Walk 2014 around Marina Bay to raise funds for the needy. StarHub was a Diamond Partner with a $300,000 donation.
July
  • StarHub launched a first-in-Singapore charitable drive for StarHub Mobile post-paid customers to pledge their unused SMS, talktime and mobile data to provide these telecommunication services for free to the less privileged in the community. A total of 7,370 pledges were received, allowing 500 less privileged beneficiaries to enjoy 500 SMS, 120 minutes of talktime and 1.5GB every month for a year.
  • StarHub's third consecutive Hair for Hope satellite event sees a new high of 101 shavees—including employees, subsidiary staff, media, business partners and customers—shave their heads to raise over $120,000 for children with cancer and their families.
June
  • 30 StarHubbers took 34 children from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) on a StarHub-DAS Challenge around StarHub Green, giving StarHubbers and children alike an insight into the challenges that dyslexia poses. This was to commemorate StarHub’s $160,500 donation towards DAS’ Maths Programme.
  • 40 StarHubbers and 68 of their family members teamed up with 23 less privileged families from Eagles Mediation & Counselling Centre (EMCC) for a morning of fun at the Children's Playground at Gardens by the Bay. The games they played, and StarHub's $20,000 donation to EMCC, demonstrate StarHub's commitment to quality family time.
May
  • StarHub donated $10,000 to Society for the Physically Disabled, supporting Ashokan Ashik and Ashok Kumar, the first two StarHub customers to reach out with a Sparkler’s Initiative. The Sparkler’s Initiative encourages and supports the social outreach efforts of StarHub customers. Approved social outreach activities by StarHub customers get dollar-for-dollar matching up to $10,000 from the StarHub Sparks Fund for donations to the selected beneficiary.
March
  • We renewed our Title Sponsorship of the StarHub-Central CDC Nurture Programme with a $240,000 donation. 52 StarHubbers and their children also took 136 children from low-income families in Central CDC on a Nurturing Science Stars Journey at the Singapore Science Centre.

2013

4 Sparkler's Initiatives

  • Carried out during the year, raising a total of $60,026 in donations to Children's Cancer Foundation, Geylang East Home for the Aged, ISCOS and Melrose Home

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $128,265 to Minds Towner Garden School
December
  • 70 StarHub staff shared their Christmas party with 44 children of offenders and ex-offenders from ISCOS, to commemorate StarHub’s $80,000 title sponsorship of the StarHub-ISCOS Bursary Award 2014
October
  • StarHub organised an SMS Donation Drive for StarHub customers to SMS in a donation to three chosen charities: Arts@Metta, SWAMI and Xin Yuan Community Care
September
  • StarHub treated 45 children from the StarHub-Central Singapore Nurture programme to an exclusive book-sharing and meet-and-greet session with WWE legend Booker T.
August
  • StarHub returned as a Presenting Partner at the Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2013 with a $300,000 donation. The money went to beneficiaries from Asian Women's Welfare Association, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore and SUN-DAC, 18 of whom joined 190 StarHub staff and their familes on the walk.
  • StarHub's Family Day raised $87,880 from staff and partners for the children of offenders and ex-offenders, under ISCOS' Fairy Godparent Programme. StarHub also invited 20 ex-offenders and their families to join in the Family Day festivities.
  • StarHub sponsored $200,000 for the Society for the Physically Disabled's Infocomm Accessibility Centre to conduct an office skills training programme over two years for 72 people with disabilities.
July
  • StarHub sponsored $65,000 for youth-driven social enterprise Grid Synergy to conduct workshops and other events that assist at least 25 mental, sensorially and/or physically disadvantaged people achieve a sense of economic independence.
June
  • StarHub, together with Singapore Prisons and Focus On The Family, brought together 21 Changi Prison inmates, who have not seen or touched their loved ones for months or years, for a special Fathers' Day Dinner.
May
  • 46 StarHub staff shaved their heads at a satellite Hair for Hope Event
April
  • The Seeds of Hope Edible Garden was officially opened.
March
  • 60 StarHub staff organised and ran a Nurturing Stars Carnival for 270 children from low-income families in Central CDC. StarHub also renewed their Title Sponsorship of the StarHub-Central Singapore Nurture Programme with a $250,000 donation.
February
  • StarHub volunteers taught basic financial literacy to senior classes at MINDS Towner Garden School, to help prepare them for the working world (until March).
January
  • StarHub staff volunteers and boys from Singapore Boys Hostel broke ground on a Seeds of Hope Edible Garden at Singapore Boys Hostel, under NParks' Community Garden initiative.
  • Launched the Sparkler’s Initiative, to encourage social outreach amongst StarHub employees at the grassroots level. Approved social outreach activities by StarHub employees allow them to use their volunteerism leave and get dollar-for-dollar matching up to $10,000 from the StarHub Sparks Fund for donations to the selected beneficiary.

2012

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $132,650 to Minds Towner Garden School

December

  • StarHub donated old mobile phones and new SIM cards to 89 workers involved in a local oil rig disaster that caused them to lose their phones.
  • Launched the Golden Gurus programme, in partnership with Council for the Third Age and RSVP, to train tech-savvy seniors to impart IT skills to other senior citizens.
  • 12 StarHub employee volunteers threw a Christmas party for about 60 underprivileged children from the Fengshan-Jade district, to commemorate StarHub's sponsorship of tuition for 186 children from low-income households in that district.
  • StarHub sponsored the Deaf Dragons—a youth-led social cause that aims to empower the sensorially challenged through the discipline and teamwork of dragon boating—$110,000 over three years.

October

  • StarHub organised an SMS Donation Drive for StarHub customers to SMS in a donation to three chosen charities: Arts@Metta, SWAMI and Xin Yuan Community Care

September

  • StarHub brought their top three Academy Fantasia finalists to host 35 children from their Fengshan-Jade RC Tuition Sponsorship
August
  • StarHub was a Presenting Partner of the Community Chest Heartstrings Walk and Vertical Marathon, with a $300,000 donation (to AWWA's Teach Me programme, Lutheran Community Care Services' Enhanced STEP-UP programme and Yishun Students Care Service's SYNC (School Social Work for Youth and Children) Programme.) Almost 200 StarHubbers walked with some 40 beneficiaries and treated them to snacks afterward

June

  • Participated in Children Cancer Foundation's Hair for Hope initiative as a satellite shavee; about $18,500 in donations was raised and StarHub contributed another $40,000 ($1,000 for each staff shavee)
May
  • Sponsored Team YWB's (Youth Without Borders) team of adaptive paddlers for the World Club Crew Championship in Hong Kong, for $26,000
  • StarHub brought some children from their Fengshan-Jade RC Tuition Sponsorship to an exclusive Debby Ryan Meet-&-Greet session
March
  • Organised Nurturing Stars Carnival for over 300 children from low-income families in Central CDC; donated $200,000 as Title Sponsor of Central CDC's Nurture Programme
February
  • Organised a terrarium-building exercise and auction for staff and Boys' Town boys; raised $2,130 to add to corporate donation of $200,000 to Boys' Town Singapore Building Fund
January
  • Took youth from Boys' Town Singapore to a special preview of local film "We Not Naughty"

2011

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $94,175 to Minds Towner Garden School

December

  • Staff took members from the Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD) to clean Changi Beach Park; also donated $300,000 to SPD

November

  • Took children from low-income families in Fengshan-Jade district to watch "Jack & The Beanstalk"; also donated $150,000
  • Fielded two teams at $6,000 for the inaugural ISCOS Futsal Challenge

June

  • Painted wall mural at Spastic Children's Association School and donated $200,000

May

  • Took part in ComChest Heartstrings Walk and donated $300,000

2000 - 2010

2010
StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme
  • $110,560 to Minds Towner Garden School

December

  • Contribution of $800,000 ($500,000 of which is in kind) over two years to Singapore National Olympic Council
  • Organised StarHub Christmas Celebration for the Underprivileged and donated $100,000 to Central Singapore CDC's Nurture Programme

October

  • Organised a StarHub-TVB Charity Event for Asian Women's Welfare Association Community Home for Senior Citizens at Ang Mo Kio; donated $100,000
  • Committed to $1,500,000 donation to *SCAPE and Grid MMS over three years to support youth-oriented programmes

January

  • Organised TVB artist visit for youth at Moral Home for Disabled; also contributed $88,888 to Home's Occupational Therapy programmes

2009

StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme

  • $62,990 to Minds Towner Garden School

December

  • Contributed $220,020 for the StarHub Food First 4 Families Programme and goodie bags for the Christmas Celebration, under Food from the Heart
November
  • Organised Eden School Students Outing to SAFRA Jurong
  • Donated $200,000 to Grace Orchard School, in support of its programmes to help children with intellectual disabilities and autism
October
  • Donated $200,000 to Eden School Building Fund and sponsored Eden School's Sports Day with $1,156.20
February
  • Launched StarHub Rewards Redemption for Charity Programme with a mini carnival for Minds Towner Garden School and $100,000 donation

2008

December

  • Took 50 children from Tanjong Pagar and Serangoon Moral Family Service Centres on a Duck Tour and party; also donated $100,000 altogether to the two Family Service Centres
September
  • Broke fast with Pertapis Children's Home and contributed $19,899.23 worth of gifts
July
  • Donated $3,008 to Fei Yue Community Services' Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children
  • Organised StarHub Golf Invitational for children with special needs; donated $200,000 to Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive School
  • Took members of the Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD) to NDP Preview and donated $43,000 to SPD
June
  • Arranged for Joe Morrison, StarHub's football channel host, to speak to Teen Challenge Football Club; also donated $10,000 to Teen Challenge to renovate the kitchen and toilets of Teen Challenge DARE Centre
May
  • Donated $200,000 to Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society and performed at the Thye Hua kwan Charity Show
  • Together with Nickelodeon, celebrated the birthdays of 200 children from over 10 organisations
January
  • Donated $67,890 worth of hampers, oranges, red packets and lunches, to 205 elderly residents living in one-room flats in the Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency; TVB artiste visit

2007

December

  • Organised Christmas carnival for The Spastic Children' Association of Singapore, and donated $25,000 for three treadmills

September

  • Organised Mid-Autumn Festival for Metta Welfare Association and Metta School; donated $150,000 for the school's IT infrastructure
July
  • Took part in and contributed $500,000 to the Society for the Physically Disabled's Charity Show

June

  • Organised StarHub Golf Invitational for underprivileged children and youth; donated $200,000 to Moral EPIC Centre, Moral Family Service Centre (Bukit Panjang), Moral Home for Disabled and Tanjong Pagar Family Service Centre
March
  • Organised carnival for and donated $150,000 to Gracehaven (The Salvation Army)

2006

December

  • Donated $200,000 to Club Rainbow (also announced launch of two days' volunteerism leave)

August

  • Donated $300,000 to Grace Orchard School, Metta School and Spastic Children's Association School, to support intellectual disability specialized programmes
July
  • Donated $20,000 to the Singapore Heart Foundation, to purchase equipment for heart patients

June

  • Donated $332,323 to purchase equipment for nine special schools

May

  • Donated $10,000 to the Singapore Cancer Society, in support of the AIA-SCS Charity Golf Event
April
  • Donated $100,000 to Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society, to benefit over 50 hospitals, welfare services, centres, homes and programmes supported by the Society
  • Donated $10,000 to the Singapore Heart Foundation, Singapore Children's Society and the Pakistan Earthquake Rehabilitation Fund, in support of the Singapore Pakistani Association Gala Charity Dinner & Fashion Show
March
  • Donated 600 wheelchairs, worth $240,000, to 13 charity organizations
February
  • Donated $10,000 to the Children's Cancer Foundation, in support of the American Association of Singapore

2005

December

  • Donated $50,000 to The Boys' Brigade Sharity Gift Box
August
  • Donated $100,000 to the Singapore Cancer Society
January
  • Donated $100,000 to The Medical Foundation, supported by the Raffles Medical Group, to tsunami disaster victims
  • Donated $100,000 to Network Indonesia in aid of Indonesian tsunami victims
  • StarHubbers donated $78,000 to tsunami victims by selling cookies, washing cars and from own contributions
  • Donated $100,000 to rebuild schools in Aceh

2004

July

  • Donated $133,000 to and participated in President's Challenge
June
  • Supported ComChest's "Play Singapore" with $100,000
March
  • Donated $60,000 to the Singapore Red Cross Society for their blood donation drive

2003

December

  • Donated $100,000 to ComChest Care Corner Counselling Centre

July

  • Donated $100,000 to and participated in President's Challenge

May

  • Bought $45,000 worth of assistive technology equipment for the Society for the Physically Disabled

April

  • Donated $6,000 to Children's Cancer Foundation for their Wish Link Project

2002

December

  • Donated $100,000 to The Boys' Brigade Sharity Gift Box

April

  • Sponsored $100,000 for daily meals for 830 elderly folk for the period mid-May to mid-July

February

  • Donated $12,888 from LNY eCard to Singapore Children's Society

2001

December

  • Donated $100,000 of electrical items and food to The Boys' Brigade Sharity Gift Box
  • Donated $24,000 savings from eCard and $2,400 from sales of corporate gifts to staff to the Society for the Physically Disabled

October

  • Provided food supplies and educational tools (PCs and printers), worth over $100,000, to 750 kids from 10 children's homes
  • Donated $5,000 and other proceeds to Children's Cancer Foundation for One Leg Kicking Charity Gala Premiere

June

  • Donated 437 wheelchairs worth over $100,000 to 21 charity organizations

May

  • Lightship Trip for Autism Resource Centre

April

  • Lightship Trip for Spastic Children's Association School

2000

December

  • Funds from staff purchase of corporate gifts given to Handicapped Welfare Association (HWA)
  • 20 Siemens phones, Green Card and Top-Up Card given to Vocational School of the Handicapped

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