Newstead Technologies is organizing its 2nd Bid to Give charity in April. From today, you can go to Bid to Give website and register your interest. There are a total of 20 laptops up for bids (starting from just S$199). All proceeds will go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF). More details on Press Release
The event will be held at Jurong Point Shopping Centre on the 6th and 7th April 2013 (5:30pm to 7pm). However, do remember to register online first (please register before 24th March) before going for the event.
Here is the Press Release
Bid to Give with Newstead Technologies
Major IT brands join hands to support Newstead Technologies’ second on-site
charity auction – 20 laptops up for bids starting at $199 each
Singapore, March 8, 2013 –– Join in the excitement and place your bids for brand new laptops all for charity this April. Newstead Technologies today announced that it will be holding its second multi-brand laptop charity auction, Bid to Give on April 6 and April 7, 2013, 5.30pm to 7pm at Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Main Atrium, Level 1. A total of 20 laptops will be up for bids from just $199 each and all proceeds will go to Newstead Technologies’ adopted charity – The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF).
Newstead Technologies launched its first Bid to Give charity auction in April 2011. The highest bid for a single laptop went as high as $1,759 and a total of $50,000 was raised for SPMF. “We were deeply encouraged by the response during our first charity auction and decided to bring it back this year. We hope more people will come forward with their bids for charity and have fun at the auction too,” said Evelyn Chua, Chief Marketing Officer, Newstead Technologies.
SPMF helps children from low-income families by providing them with pocket money for school and regular coaching programmes for English and current affairs knowledge. “We are very happy that Newstead Technologies will be supporting our cause again this year. Many parents from low income families struggle to provide for their children and the support from loyal supporters like Newstead goes a long way,” said Martina Wong, General Manager, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.
Interested participants can register for Bid to Give at www.newstead.com.sg/bidtogive2013 from March 11 to March 24, 2013. Participants can look forward to bid for laptops from leading PC brands including Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic, Samsung and Toshiba.
“Going to school is one of the fundamentals of a child’s life. To see and hear how many children are struggling with their basic school needs make us, at Newstead Technologies want to do more for the society. We would like to say a big thank you to our partners for coming on board to support our charity drive this year” said Evelyn.
For more information about the campaign, log on to www.newstead.com.sg/bidtogive2013
About Newstead Technologies
Newstead Technologies is a major consumer electronics retailer in Singapore. Started in 1999 with single store at Sim Lim Square, Newstead has over 40 outlets islandwide today. It offers the full range of consumer electronic products from an array of global brands. For more information on Newstead Technologies, please visit www.newstead.com.sg.