For its exceptional humanitarian efforts and outstanding contributions in cultivating a spirit of volunteerism and leadership amongst the youth of Singapore, University-YMCA Singapore (Uni-Y) was conferred the Singapore Youth Award 2014, the nation’s highest accolade to honour exceptional young people who enrich the hearts and souls of the community and bring distinction to the nation.
Volunteers Mr Zhao Wen Wei, Member, Council of Uni-Y Singapore 2014 and Mr Terence Khoo, Director, Community Service Programmes, Uni-Y NTU received the Award from Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance at a presentation ceremony at the Istana on Sunday, 6 July 2014.
Uni-Y would like to express its deepest appreciation to our partners, sponsors, volunteers, members and alumni. Our work to groom and nurture community champions who can make a positive difference to others would not be possible without your support.
The award will spur Uni-Y to strive harder towards becoming a transformational movement that inspires youth and develops them holistically and engaging the People, Public and Private sector organisations to serve the community.