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  • Amazon
    teams up with Nathan Hartono to deliver smiles and distribute donation to
    underprivileged children in Singapore, including a donation to
    Nathan’s
    charity of choice,
    Club Rainbow (Singapore)
  • Club
    Rainbow (Singapore) will join Amazon’s growing list of nonprofits that are part
    of the
    Amazon X Retail for Good Wishlist campaign
    an initiative that helps nonprofits get exactly what they need and enable
    Singapore customers donate conveniently through Amazon.sg

 

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 October 2020 – (NASDAQ:
AMZN) – This holiday season, Amazon announced that it will support more than a
thousand charities around the world with product and monetary donations to help
them get millions of items they need. Organizations in the U.S., U.K., Spain,
Singapore, Japan, Italy, India, Germany, France, China, Canada, Australia and
more will receive donations starting today. In Singapore, Amazon is expanding its
Delivering Smiles wishlist campaign to support more nonprofit organizations
(NPOs) and teaming up with actor and musician Nathan Hartono to raise awareness
for the Amazon X Retail
for Good Wishlist campaign
. This includes a donation to Nathan’s
charity of choice, Club Rainbow (Singapore), which is the latest addition to
the wishlist campaign featuring nonprofits Blessings in a Bag, Children’s
Wishing Well, The Food Bank Singapore, Singapore Red Cross, and SOSD. Customers
can join Amazon in its season of giving by shopping for an NPO’s wishlist today:
amazon.sg/npowishlist.

 

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“Charitable organizations in
Singapore serve a vital role in our community. Amazon is proud to expand our
wishlist campaign in Singapore to benefit more nonprofits, their beneficiaries,
especially underprivileged children, and the local community as we work through
the challenges of a global pandemic together,” said Henry Low, Country Manager,
Amazon Singapore. “I am pleased to welcome Nathan Hartono and Club Rainbow
(Singapore) as they join us in delivering smiles to those in need this holiday
season.”

 

A Season
of Smiles with Nathan Hartono
. Actor and musician Nathan Hartono joins a number of celebrities worldwide who will be surprising local charities in their communities with the support and
smiles they need this holiday season. Customers can follow along via @Amazon.sg and #DeliveringSmiles to discover the various ways
these celebrities will be bringing the spirit of the holidays to these
wonderful organizations. 

 

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“This year has shown us the meaning of community,
that we are an interconnected society, not just individuals, and that there is
still so much we can do for each other,” said Nathan Hartono. “I’m honored to
join Amazon in delivering smiles to those charities and communities who need it
most. Follow me on my social media to see how Amazon and I will be surprising
some incredible, deserving charities this holiday.”

 

Helping
Customers Give Back While They Shop
. It is easy for customers to give back
this holiday season on Amazon.sg. While shopping for holiday
supplies and gifts for family and friends, customers can support their favorite
NPOs and their causes by purchasing items off their Amazon wishlist  — a depository of items they the need most.
Enjoy the same low prices and convenient shopping experience customers have
come to expect from Amazon. Singaporeans keen to do good this holiday season
can join Amazon’s season of giving by donating through Amazon x
Retail for Good Wishlist
.

 

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“COVID-19
has left an indelible mark on all of us, especially our vulnerable
beneficiaries, children with chronic illnesses. The families of these children
with compromised immunity have been challenged and stretched during this
period. We are heartened to be selected as one of the beneficiaries of Amazon X
Retail for Good,” said Dr Sashikumar Ganapathy, President, Club Rainbow
(Singapore). “Through this meaningful initiative, we hope that members of the
community can embrace this vulnerable group, with their much-needed care and
support, as we move into the last quarter of 2020 before the children return to
school in January. The items listed on our wishlist fulfill critical needs such
as milk powder and diapers, as well as school supplies which would be useful
when school reopens.”

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With
specific items and quantities listed in Club Rainbow (Singapore)’s wishlist,
shoppers can donate in a fuss-free and transparent way, and Amazon will
directly deliver the purchased items to Club Rainbow (Singapore). Click here to view and purchase Club Rainbow
(Singapore)’s  wishlist.

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About Amazon X Retail for Good
Wishlist campaign

The Amazon X Retail for Good
Wishlist campaign is a joint effort by Amazon Singapore and the National
Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre to encourage shoppers to donate to
non-profit organizations (NPOs) by purchasing items listed on their Amazon.sg wish lists. Retail for Good is a
collaborative initiative by NVPC’s Company of Good that aims to bring
stakeholders in the retail and e-commerce space together to make doing good a
part of daily encounters. Check out the
full list of NPO wishlists here.

 

About Amazon in the Community

Amazon is committed to
helping more children and young adults, especially those from underrepresented
and underserved communities, have the resources and skills they need to build
their best future. Amazon focuses on building long-term, innovative,
and high impact programs that leverage Amazon’s unique assets and culture.

 

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four
principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for
invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.
Customer reviews, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon,
AWS, and Kindle are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For
more information, visit Amazon.sg.

 

Appendix:
List of nonprofit organizations with Amazon.sg wishlists today

About
Blessings in a Bag

Blessings
in a Bag (BIAB) is a non-profit organization that bridges the gap between
communities that have and those that don’t. Through the ‘Beyond Awesome’
programme, they support up to 90 children and youth from under-resourced
communities in Singapore, each of whom will benefit directly from receiving
items on the Amazon wishlist. 

 

About
Children’s Wishing Well

Children’s
Wishing Well (CWW) is a non-profit organization and fully-registered charity
founded in 2002. CWW’s services support more than 1,000 children and youth from
disadvantaged backgrounds in Singapore, through their educational and daily
living needs, as well as equipping them with skills for their future so that
they can become useful members of society and escape the poverty trap.

 

About Club Rainbow (Singapore)

Established in 1992, Club Rainbow
(Singapore) (CRS) is a non-profit organization and charity with the mission to
support and empower children with chronic illnesses and their families. Armed
with the firm belief that every child deserves equal opportunities to lead a
fulfilling and independent life, CRS supports these children and their families
through social work intervention, therapy intervention, educational support,
arts and vocational development. As an independent charity, CRS relies largely
on corporate partners such as Amazon and public donations to support its
mission.

 

About
Singapore Red Cross

The
Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is a homegrown humanitarian organization serving the
vulnerable locally and internationally. All the donations received via Amazon
Singapore will be utilised by SRC local services and programmes.

 

About SOSD

SOSD
is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to the welfare of Singapore’s many
street dogs. Our mission is to eliminate cruelty to and abandonment of animals,
enhancing their welfare, and improving the lives of animals and humans, through
rescue, education and advocacy. We rely on the generosity of the public to
support our care of over 500 dogs at our shelters at Sungei Tengah Road and Jurong
Island. You can make a difference. Your kind donation will help in providing
shelter, food, medicine, veterinary care and love to the rescued dogs.

 

About
The Food Bank Singapore

The
Food Bank Singapore is a registered charity founded in 2012, with the mission
to end food insecurity in Singapore through redistribution of food to more than
360-member beneficiary organizations. The public can deposit/donate their
unused or unwanted foods which will then be collected and allocated to the
needy via various channels through VWOs, Charities, Soup Kitchens.

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