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The Power of Giving


Published 31 December 2020

Merle A. Hinrich, Founder and Chairman, Hinrich Foundation participated in a virtual panel discussion on ‘Coffee for Change’ hosted by Ashoka & Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC). Watch this uplifting interview and hear what motivates Mr. Hinrich to give his best for others.

Video courtesy of Rajesh Varghese, Country Director, Ashoka Singapore-Malaysia

Joining him on the panel are Gloria Arlini of National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) and Susan Clear of Macquarie Group Foundation. Together, they shared insights on:

  1. Trends and data around giving in Singapore in 2020
  2. What motivates them to give
  3. Encouraging a culture of giving
  4. How should philanthropy (giving of all sizes) change/adapt in the next normal

We hope this discussion inspires you to take innovative approaches towards philanthropy to help bring about change for the better.