Qoo10 and SPCA Raise Money for Animal Welfare Operations

Kudos to Qoo10, in partnership with SPCA. They have raised almost S$15,000 to support its daily animal welfare operations including its animal shelter and animal rescue services. For those who had participated in the fundraising activity, good job. Check out the Press Release for more details.

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(Left to Right: Qoo10 Singapore GM Yeo Se Jin, SPCA Singapore Executive Director Corrine Fong)

 

Press Release

Qoo10 & SPCA Raise Money for Animal Welfare Advocacy

11 February 2015, Singapore – 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.

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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/

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