Yellow Ribbon Fund

Website: https://www.yellowribbon.gov.sg/yellow-ribbon-fund
Sector: Ex-offenders and their families
Participated in the YFC programme before?: Yes
Name of Representative Cheryl Choo
Email cheryl_choo@yellowribbon.gov.sg
Contact Number 65133597

 

Description of Organization

Launched in June 2004, the Yellow Ribbon Fund is the first national charitable fund devoted entirely towards the development and implementation of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes for ex-offenders and their families.

Specifically, the objectives of Yellow Ribbon Fund are to provide financial support for:
-Rehabilitative and aftercare services for inmates and ex-offenders
-Rehabilitation and reintegration support programmes for inmates and ex-offenders’ families
-Public awareness programmes

 

Intended use of funds through the YFC 2022 programme

To fund the programmes stated under “Description of Organisation”.

 

Engaging and involving the YFC participants

There are possibilities to be involved in fundraising events or to be a Yellow Ribbon Project (YRP) Volunteer.

The objectives of the Yellow Ribbon Project can be summarised in 3’A’s:
-Raise Awareness of the need to give second chances to ex-offenders and their families.
-Generate Acceptance of ex-offenders and their families in the community.
-Inspire community Action to support the rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-offenders back into society.