Creating opportunities for the advancement of mental healthcare in Singapore.
The Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fundn (WHCF) is established to receive contributions and donations for the promotion, development and provision of mental health-related services in Singapore, including:
- The pursuit of medical research and development;
- Programmes for continued medical, nursing, paramedical and related education and training;
- Publication of research and educational literature;
- Provision and improvement of equipment and facilities for research and development;
- Holding of conferences, seminars, and exhibitions;
- Provision of funded care to patients who are in need of financial assistance.
Why Help is Needed
Out of approximately 2,000 inpatients at Woodbridge Hospital, about 1,100 have been with us for many years. In fact, the longest staying patient has been staying here since 1946.
Relying heavily on welfare, these patients depend on the generosity of donors and well-wishers. You can help by giving to the Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fund (WHCF). Set up in 2001, this fund aims to raise money to run programmes over and above the basic medical services that benefit our needy patients.
Over the years, IMH has been grateful to various donors who have stepped forward to give generously, but out of their genuine desire to help our patients. For example, contributing to a rehabilitation programme that allows patients to learn job skills to equip them to lead independent and productive lives outside the hospital.
A non-profit hospital, IMH/Woodbridge Hospital receives funding from the Ministry of Health, which provides basic medical care for our patients. However, our patients need more than just medical treatment to help them get back on their feet. Other non-core medical and therapy programmes, such as rehabilitation and social activities are crucial for their recovery. A little support goes a long way—so that patients can afford the things most people take for granted. For instance, money to pay their medical bills, bus fares for an occasional outing, and even a haircut.
The Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fund (WHCF) was established to raise money to pay for these activities and programmes, as well as to provide financial assistance to those who need it. You can make a difference in the lives of our patients by donating to this fund.
If you would like to make a donation, kindly make your cheque payable to: “Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fund” and mail it to:
Corporate Communications Department
Institute of Mental Health
Buangkok Green Medical Park
10 Buangkok View
Cash donations can also be made on weekdays during office hours from 9.00am to 5.00pm at the above address.
Every donation will be acknowledged with a tax-exempt official receipt. Kindly provide your name, mailing address, contact number, identification number and company registration number (if applicable) on the back of the cheque. If you are interested to be our fundraising partner, either to co-organise an event or as a sponsor, please contact Ms Cheong Yaun Marn at email@example.com or call 6389 2867.
The Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fund is a registered charity (Charity Registration No: HEF0065/G). It was set up under the Ministry of Health’s Healthcare Endowment Fund scheme and is governed by its rules. Our operating expenses are borne by the Institute of Mental Health. All donations go directly to fund programmes to benefit our patients.
To view the Woodbridge Hospital Charity Fund's Governance Evaluation Checklist submission to the Charity Council, please click here.
- Financial Information
- Non-Financial Information
- Woodbridge Endowment Fund Annual Report 2012