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Singapore Heart Foundation

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What does Singapore Heart Foundation do?

The Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to combating heart disease in Singapore. Through various initiatives, donations and certification courses, they aim to promote heart health awareness, prevention, and treatment while providing lifesaving skills such as CPR+AED training.

Founded

1984

People

ching chi keong, yeo tee joo, chong chou yuen, elsie foh, chua siang jin terrance, tan huay cheem, tan yong seng, tan lee chew, kwok wing kuin bernard, tan wei chieh jack

Causes

Health & WellnessChildrenEducation

Highlights

  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1984
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Raising awareness about heart disease and its risk factors, promoting prevention and early detection strategies.
  • Providing educational resources on healthy eating habits, physical activity, and managing cardiovascular diseases.
  • Offering training courses in CPR+AED (cardiopulmonary resuscitation + automated external defibrillator) to increase the number of people capable of providing lifesaving interventions during emergencies.
  • Organizing events and campaigns, such as National Heart Week/World Heart Day, Go Red for Women, Project Heart, and Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, to promote heart health awareness and advocate for cardiovascular disease prevention.
  • Implementing initiatives like BP A

Donation Income

Fundraising Efficiency

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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.