Qoo10, in partnership with the Society For The Prevention of Cruelty To Animals (SPCA) Singapore, has raised S$14,906.77 to support its daily animal welfare operations including its animal shelter and animal rescue services. As part of the fundraising activity, Qoo10 users could choose to donate loyalty points earned on the site or buy certain items which pledged parts of proceeds to the charity drive. A total of 5,704 users and 380 merchants participated in the activity.
The cheque was presented by General Manager for Qoo10 Singapore, Mr Yeo Se Jin, to SPCA’s Executive Director Corrine Fong on 11 February 2015.
“E-commerce is a great enabler for businesses but it can also be used for good, charitable causes. SPCA has a long history of being an advocate for animal welfare and we wanted to provide a channel for our users to make donations to the charity,” said Mr Cho Hyun Wook, Country Manager for Qoo10 Singapore.
“We thank Qoo10 Singapore and its members for this generous donation. Indeed the animal and shelter operations take a massive chunk of money to run, and Qoo10’s donation come at an opportune time. We hope to continue this collaboration with Qoo10 Singapore for a long time. ” said Ms Fong.
About Qoo10 Singapore
Launched in June 2010, Qoo10 Singapore is the No. 1 Singapore-based e-commerce platform (Alexa Country Rank #8), with 1.63 million registered users. A joint venture established between eBay Inc. and Gmarket Inc.founder Mr Ku Young Bae, Qoo10 has affiliates in China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia. Our mission is to establish a democratic, decentralised and open market e-commerce platform which provides everyone with the opportunity to buy and sell almost anything. With a holistic customer-centric business model, Qoo10 is the Qoo-ler way to shop. For more information about the company, please visit our website at http://www.Qoo10.sg/
About Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a registered animal welfare charity and our two main objectives are to promote kindness to animals and to prevent cruelty to animals. Relying mainly on donations from the public and fundraising, the Society provides various animal welfare services including a 24 hour emergency service, cruelty investigation, education programme for schools and organisations, a sterilisation voucher programme for strays as well as running an animal shelter for abused and abandoned pets and strays. For more information, visit http://www.spca.org.sg