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FairPrice Group and ExxonMobil join forces to raise more than $100,000 for Children’s Aid Society in annual charity car wash

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23 September 2023

Singapore, 23 September 2023 – FairPrice Group (FPG) and ExxonMobil Asia Pacific
Pte Ltd commemorated 20 years of strategic alliance with their ninth annual charity car wash
event today. To commemorate the significance of the decades-long partnership, almost 200
volunteers came together to clean cars to raise over $100,000 to be donated to the
Children’s Aid Society (CAS). The funds will be used to support vulnerable children and
youths aged seven to 18 years old experiencing adverse family circumstances or child
protection issues.

The charity car wash took place at six Esso stations across Singapore, including the Esso
Station at 399 Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, which was graced by Mr Seah Kian Peng, NTUC
Enterprise Group CEO1, and Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore. Mr. Seah was in
attendance to present the tokens of appreciation for the gold sponsors of the event.

Mr Alvin Goh, Executive Director of Children’s Aid Society, said, “Today marks the second
year of our partnership with ExxonMobil and FairPrice Group. The contributions from last
year have gone a long way in supporting our children and youths in their journey to become
resilient and empowered individuals. We offer our heartfelt gratitude to the organisers, as
well as the sponsors and donors this year for supporting Children’s Aid Society through the
donations from today.”

Ms Elaine Heng, Deputy Group CEO and CEO (Retail Business), FairPrice Group, said,
“Along with our social mission to moderate the cost of living for all in Singapore, we are also
committed to supporting the vulnerable in our community. Children and youth are the future
leaders of Singapore and we are grateful for the opportunity to contribute towards CAS’
philanthropic mission. Together with our partner ExxonMobil, we hope to nurture a continued
spirit of empathy and giving in Singapore.”

Ms Mabel Leung, Asia Pacific Fuels Sales Director, ExxonMobil, said, “We are proud to
partner with FairPrice Group for the last 20 years, not only to offer our customers value and
convenience, but also to make a positive impact in the community. We are glad that the
funds raised through this carwash will help vulnerable children and youths supported by

This year’s donation is the largest amount raised since the Charity car wash started in 2012.
Since the launch of the first charity car wash, this initiative has supported various voluntary
welfare organisations in Singapore, including Lions Befrienders Service Association
(Singapore), Children-At-Risk Empowerment Association (CARE), and Disabled People’s

The charity car wash is part of FairPrice Group’s flagship employee volunteering programme
– Day of Service. Other activities under the programme include FairPrice Group’s signature
annual Share-A-Textbook book donation drive, food packing, meal deliveries, and
engagement initiatives to support the elderly.

1Speaker of Parliament Mr Seah Kian Peng will be stepping down from his role as NTUC Enterprise Group CEO on 30 September 2023.

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