Donating unused leave to charity uncommon, but employees surveyed support idea

28 Nov 2020

Article featured the novel idea of allowing staff to convert unused leave into cash donations for charity. Article mentioned that 1,600 staff from Singapore's five polytechnics donated a combined $417,000 of their Solidarity Payments to support their needy students during the pandemic. The payments of $600 for each Singaporean were disbursed in April to help people get through the pandemic. The polytechnics shared that the donations benefited about 635 students.

[The Straits Times]

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