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What does SHINE Children and Youth Services do?

SHINE Children and Youth Services is a registered charity that has been serving disadvantaged children and youth in Singapore since 1976, enhancing their resilience and offering hope for their future. They serve over 6,000 students each year, aged 5-21, with the aim of developing competencies, confidence, character, facilitating meaningful connections, nurturing compassion, guiding them away from crime, and keeping them positively engaged in school. The charity is supported by funders and donors, including those who can enjoy 2.5 times tax deduction for their donations.




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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1983
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Empowering children and youth to maximize their potential by developing competencies, confidence, and character.
  • Facilitating meaningful connections with families and society for the students served.
  • Nurturing a sense of compassion and care among the students.
  • Guiding them to steer clear of crimes and keep them positively engaged in school.
  • Building young lives, enhancing resilience, and offering hope for their future.
  • Serving over 6,000 students each year through various programs and services.
  • Reaching out to children and youth from disadvantaged backgrounds through schools, police, hospitals, community, parents, or peers.
  • Offering support for mental health issues among the youth population.
  • Providing individual and family ther

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.