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Swee Chiow has completed cycling 8 rounds around Singapore! This was done between 14 to 30 June and the total distance covered was more than 1,000km. His efforts raised just over $23,000 for ItsRainingRaincoats (IRR). The funds were used to top up the mobile data cards for Migrant Workers. To date, over 1,400 top ups have been completed at $10 per top up.
After the success of Mr. Khoo’s fundraising for IRR, they have decided to expand their fundraising efforts to help more Migrant Workers. Ray of Hope will continue to assist IRR in raising funds to benefit their supported migrant workers by purchasing data top up, mobile phones and other essential items for the them.
Adventurer Khoo Swee Chiow, 55, plans to cycle around Singapore 8 times from 14 May till 1 June to raise monies for migrant workers supported by ItsRainingRaincoats.
He is making full use of this circuit breaker time when there is least traffic on the roads. He will start from his home in Punggol, going anti-clockwise and finishing at his home. Each round is 136km, total 1088km. He will begin each ride at 6.30am and rest 1-2 days in between each ride.
Swee Chiow is doing his part to help raise funds for our Migrant Worker Community. All proceeds from this campaign will go to procure data cards and essential items for the migrant workers supported by ItsRainingRaincoats.
Donate now to support his ride for hope!
ItsRainingRaincoats was founded by Dipa Swaminathan, a Harvard educated lawyer and Singaporean, in 2015. It is an initiative for the benefit of migrant workers. IRR aims to improve the lives of migrant workers in Singapore, and build bridges to strengthen their integration into our broader community by using imaginative, innovative, authentic and nimble strategies. The raincoat symbolises the protection IRR provides them from their metaphorical thunderstorms. IRR has won various awards including the President’s Award for Volunteerism and Philanthropy in 2017.
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Thank you for what you do. Team Meep Meep from WarnerMedia
From Rishi, Dhruv, Oscar, Chris and Julien
Come on,those guys make this town happen!The salt and earth of Singapore Maybe one day another Khoo Swee Chiow will emerge from their ranks!:)
Great initiative and I am happy to contribute to this cause.
Siok Hui Low
May all be well and happy.
Kian Hong Teh
Kheng Ling Lok
Swee Hock Lim
Let\'s do our part to help our migrant worker friends in this trying period.
What an amazing and kindhearted thing to be doing for the migrant workers in our community. Cheering you on from the sidelines!!!
Good luck with your cycle. I made and sold face masks and I\'m donating the proceeds to your fundraiser.
Thanks for doing what you do!
Li Chieh Hsu
Stay safe and stay strong!!
Koh Shu Yong
from Jean-Luc, enjoy the ride!
Virginie De Busscher
Thank you for everything you do!
Chung Heng Wah
Great work Swee Chiow! Stay safe & best wish 👍
Kok Wai Lam
Well done! Keep it up.
Thanks for the privilege to be with you even a short while.
We can do it together!
Thank you Mr Khoo for this fund-raising effort; and to our migrant workers who leave your families to come help build our country. Stay well and safe!
Too Voon Tang
Tan Lye Woo
Well done. Keep it up.
well done Swee Chiow! great to have collaborated this mornin to do something for a really great cause!
STAY STRONG! Mr. U from CPF/French School.
Great work guys! God bless your good hearts always!
Tze Boon Ong
Good job Eugene Foo! Good for you to support a good cause.
Wong Lian Foo
Let us make it a brighter day with all of us contribution.
Chan Sou Tong
Hi, Hope my little contribution helps you to get through this difficult time. Stay safe and healthy! Warm regards, Timo Vanmolkot Class CPE - International French School
Thavy de Monteiro Jolly
HENG Sin huat
William Wei Hai Liu
Very Noble effort Swee Chiow! To our hardworking workers, keep up with the good efforts! We can all ride this out! Take care and keep well! Bill Liu
Zhi Yan, Amanda Lim
We are behind you Brother! Be Safe and enjoy the ride! Cheers! Gooday!
Poh Min Lam
We wouldn\'t have been possible without you!
With every crisis, there will be an end; lessons learnt and new opportunities. Keep fighting and stay strong!
Well done Swee Chiow ! Thank you for championing this cause and showing us the way !!
Lim Chin Chuo
Thank you for all your hard work
Jiayou Swee Chiow!
Stay safe and fill your hearts with hope!
Chia Fong Long
Stay strong, stay healthy!
Nigel and the boys at The Salvation army Ipoh Boys Home
Stay strong and positive! We are praying for you! We appreciate your contributions to our countries! We are grateful and thankful to each and every one of you!
Jia you! Wonderful you are cycling for a good cause :)
Happy to contribute
Stay strong, stay safe!
SIEW PUN CHUI
Way to go ! Thanks for the effort !
Thanks for Mr Khoo to help us to support migrant workers.
All the best Mr Khoo
Tong Mui Yue
Showing care during challenging times make the challenges less hard to bear.
Raj Mohan Ramasamy
You are really great and inspiring. God bless you Sir ❤️❤️❤️
Hwee Ling Aw
Way to go Swee Chiow. Jiayou!!