Singapore Cancer Society

Sector: Health
Participated in the YFC programme before?: Yes
Name of Representative Daniel Yao
Contact Number 9652 2064


Description of Organization

“Minimising Cancer and Maximising Lives since 1964, the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) is a self-funded Social Service Agency which provides an integrated continuum of care from cancer control and prevention to patient support services, to survivorship and palliative care. SCS’ key programmes & services include cancer screening programmes, public education, financial and welfare services, psychosocial support, survivorship, rehabilitation programmes and hospice care. SCS attained the coveted Charity Governance Award (CGA) and Charity Transparency Award (CTA) 2023 for upholding high governance and transparency standards.

As the Society forges ahead in 2024, it commemorates its 60th anniversary of improving the lives of Singaporeans and the cancer community.”


Intended use of funds through the YFC 2023 programme

From 2016-2020, an average of 44 people were diagnosed with cancer and 16 people died of cancer everyday, in Singapore. Funds raised through YFC 2024 programme will support all services and programmes namely a range of assistance schemes to alleviate the financial burden of treatment costs for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents from low and middle income families, cancer rehabilitation services, hospice care, psychosocial support and many more.


Engaging and involving the YFC participants

This year is SCS’ 60th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we hope to empower as many youth for to show their support for the cancer community, inviting them to our events and office. We would be able to provide platform for teams for their fundraising efforts. The SCS representative would be able to provide regular support, mentorship and guidance to excel in the YFC journey. Last year, SCS supported 10 YFC teams, the most teams sent by a SSAs. SCS also clinched 11 awards (Best Fundraiser Award, Best Fund Management Award, Best Entrepreneur Award, 2 distinction awards, 4 merit awards and Best Presenter Award.)

SCS would also be able to provide personalised testimonials for each member of the team whom excel amazing result and the year end birthday bash to celebrate SCS 60th. Support SCS to kickstart your YFC journey with us.