Skipathon raises S$10,000 for needy families in East Coast GRC

Over 550 people on Sunday skipped to raise S$10,000 for needy families staying in the East Coast GRC.

The skipathon was held at ITE College East.

Participants skipped for a whole hour, gathering about 1.24 million skips in total.

Their efforts earned a place in the Singapore Book of Records for the most number of skips in an hour.

Other features of the fund-raising event included free haircuts for 50 elderly residents.

There were also booths featuring games, hands-on demonstrations and student performances.

This article was first published on CNA