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What does Food from the Heart do?

Food from the Heart is a leading charity in Singapore dedicated to alleviating hunger through efficient food distribution programs. Founded by Henry and Christine Laimer, this non-profit organization channels surplus food from bakeries to families in need, making a tangible difference in the lives of over 59,300 people across Singapore. With your support, we can continue our mission to provide reliable, consistent, and sustainable food assistance to those less fortunate




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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2008
  • Published yearly Annual Reports
  • Audited Financial Statements

Society Impact

  • Providing food support to those who are less fortunate, alleviating hunger and improving their quality of life.
  • Promoting sustainability by channeling surplus food from bakeries instead of letting it go to waste.
  • Encouraging community involvement through volunteering opportunities for over 10,000 individuals.
  • Strengthening the local economy by partnering with various food industry partners and donors.
  • Enhancing professionalism in charity work by embracing values of efficiency, transparency, and self-sustainability.
  • Raising awareness about hunger and its impact on society through their mission and programs.

Donation Income

Fundraising Efficiency

This indicates the cost to raise a single dollar. A lower cost suggests the charity is more efficient in its fundraising efforts.

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.