SINGAPORE: Singers Wakin Chau, Jonathan Lee and action star Jackie Chan will perform at the Love from the STARS charity gala dinner and concert on May 10 at Resorts World Sentosa. The trio agreed to perform at the event without charging any fees, it was announced in a media release on Friday (Feb 13).
The charity event aims to raise S$6 million, which will go to six beneficiaries - the All Saints Home, Sian Chay Medical Institution, Singapore Power Heartware Fund (for elderly services under Community Chest), Singapore University of Technology and Design (for its Scholarship Programme), Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities and the VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer - in celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday.
Funds for Love from the STARS will be raised through cash donations, auctions and sale of banquet tables at the charity gala dinner and concert.
“Supporting charity is something dear to me. I’m happy to be part of Love from the STARS, as my gift to my friends in Singapore who are celebrating Singapore's Jubilee.” said Chan in the media release.
“There is a great spirit of giving and sharing among the people of Singapore. When there is a call for help, they always respond generously,” said Chau “This is a meaningful and unique collaboration. I am excited to be part of it, and to celebrate this special year with Singaporeans.”
“When Jackie and Wakin informed me about Love from the STARS, I immediately
wanted to be involved. Jackie, Wakin and I have been good friends for many years,
and we always treasure the chance to perform for a good cause. We will put up a good
show for Singapore!” added Lee.
SOURCE: CHANNEL NEWS ASIA