Outpouring of support for those affected by Turkey-Syria earthquake

by | February 16, 2023

Over S$550,000 donated via DBS Give Better in just three days.


DBS/POSB customers donated over S$550,000 within just three days (from February 10 to 13) of the bank rolling out a fundraising campaign, in support of the Singapore Red Cross’s relief efforts for those affected by the Turkey-Syria earthquake. As of 5pm today, donations have reached some S$720,000.

Donations were made via the Give Better feature on DBS LiveBetter, a one-stop digital platform on the DBS digibank app that was designed to empower users to make more sustainable lifestyle choices. Through Give Better, customers can view a curated list of environmental and/or societal causes that require funding, and easily donate to their preferred cause with just a few taps.

DBS/POSB customers who are keen to donate or find out more about this initiative can do so through the following steps:

  • Log in to the DBS digibank app and tap on the LiveBetter section on the home page.
  • Tap on the Give Better icon to access a list of supported campaigns.
  • Click on the “Donate to Earthquake Relief and Recovery Operations in Turkey and Syria” campaign.


(** PHOTO CREDIT: Markus Winkler/Unsplash)


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