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Forward with benevolence, together with gratitude

12 Apr 2017

Forward with benevolence, together with gratitude

4th March 2017 (Saturday)

Choose Sian Chay out of compassion, choose to accept out of release, choose to shoulder the burden out of karma, choose to contribute out of gratitude, choose universal love out of life.

——Mr. Toh Soon Huat, Chairman of Sian Chay, BBM PVPA

On 4th March 2017 (Saturday) at 12 noon, the Sian Chay Appreciation Lunch reception was held at the Re Hotel. About 70 attendees, including Directors, Honourable Chairmen, Ambassadors and benevolent supporter attended the meeting.

First of all, Mr. Toh Soon Huat, Chairman of Sian Chay, shared with the invited guests how he joined Sian Chay and grew up with it, and his experiences till now and his insights on charity. He said he would shared the charity cause with more people and promote it to the community. At the same time, he shared his motto which arises from his feelings and experience from years of charity work,.

Mr. Teo Kim Chuan, the Honourable Chairman was invited to share how he invited Mr. Toh Soon Huat to join Sian Chay. In 2008, Sian Chay faced the problems of high medication and operating costs, ageing patients, and leadership succession. These challenges posed a predicament on Board, and they must seriously consider the sustainability of Sian Chay. To continue and sustain the century long legacy , or to close down Sian Chay and relegate it a history?

Mr. Teo Kim Chuan, was appointed by the Board of Directors to find a successor. Mr. Teo finally found that the Executive Chairman of Novena Holdings Ltd, Mr. Toh Soon Huat, as the only suitable candidate. Mr. Teo expressed his admiration for Mr. Toh’s selfless dedication and contribution to the cause of charity, his achievements in his business, his vash management experience, his decisiveness and the range of resources. Mr. Teo regarded Mr. Toh as the best candidate to helm Sian Chay.

Mr. Teo said: “Liu Bei paid three visits to Zhuge’s cottage and finally got him as his strategist. I invited Mr. Toh four times on behalf of Board of Directors and finally he agreed to join Sian Chay family.”

Mr. Teo thanked Chairman Toh for his contribution to the development of today’s 13 branches and 4 wellness centres. He sincerely hopes that everyone will continue to support Chairman Toh and support the charity cause of Sian Chay and carry it forward.

After listening to the sharing by Chairman Toh and being touched by Chairman’s selflessly contribution, three Honourable Chairmen, Dato’ Seri Dr. Derek Goh, BBM, Mr Lee Kin Hong and Ang Chin Koon PBM donated $1,000,000, $20,000 and $100,000 respectively to support the “ Love from Sian Chay 2017” charity dinner at the Singapore Expo Center Hall 1, on 8th July 2017.

Three invited guests, Mdm Tan Guat Ngo, Ms. Tan Qi Yi, Ms. Tan Si Qi joined the “Friends of Sian Chay” scheme and each donated $10,000 annually for three years. Together they are supporting Sian Chay’s charity cause with positive actions.

Respectful trust , respectful approach, respectful attitude, respectful action are respectable and honourable virtues of charity work. Chairman Toh thanked all benevolent people for their kindness and support to Sian Chay so that Sian Chay can provide free consultation and subsidized medicine can offered quickly and effectively to benefit the public. Mr. Toh is grateful to the supporters and called on everyone to help Sian Chay in charity work. He said, ” For every $ 10 donation, you can benefit one low-income patient to receive free traditional medical consultation, free medication, tuina therapy or wellness services at Sian Chay. We aim to relieve them from their pain and suffering and enjoy happiness with a blissful family and a harmonious society.”

Sian Chay Medical Institution, under the leadership of Chairman Toh, will uphold the 5 core values of Sian Chay, which are Forgiveness, Universal Love, Compassion, Gratitude and Blessings, with the commitment of Sian Chay, which is to provide support to the building of state and the creation of harmonious society. From the society, for the society. To carry forward the precious tradition of mutual help of Chinese people, and mercy of lofty purpose. To provide the public with free consultation, medication, tuina therapy and wellness services, regardless of race, religion and citizenship. To continue to serve the community and benefit more public.

The luncheon gathering ended at about 3:30pm and all costs were borne personally by Chairman Toh.

Thanksgiving, blessing!

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