Giving to the SPCA
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) does not receive government funding or grants.
So it relies on donations to carry out its welfare work, such as sheltering abused or abandoned animals, having a 24-hour emergency rescue service and advocating for the humane treatment of animals.
According to Ms Selina Sebastian, its deputy executive director, the organisation receives about $2.5 million in donations a year, which is about $100,000 more than what it requires to carry out welfare work.
Ms Sebastian said SPCA takes in more than 200 abandoned, abused, sick, injured or lost animals a month.
"We have approximately 7,100 individual donors and 20 companies that donate regularly to SPCA," she said.
"Most of our donations come from members of the public, and we are grateful for their support, as well as the support from companies, without which, we will not be able to continue our role as animal protectors."
Go to www.spca.org.sg to find out how you can help.