A Scuola per La Vita

NOVEMBER 3, 2009, Shangri-La Hotel, Tower Ballroom

The Singapore Chapter of the Pistorio Foundation held a Charity Dinner on November 3rd at the Shangri-La Hotel to raise funds for under privileged children’s education in Thailand and Cambodia.

“A Scuola per la Vita” School for Life, Italian themed event conducted by Vernetta Lopez featured performances from 6 year old twins and older children from the John Monteiro International Music School, singing by 11 year old Harry Mills, and concert by acclaimed jazz vocalist Rani Singam. The evening was graced by Guest of Honor, Mr. PhilipYeo, Chairman of Spring Singapore, former Chairman of the EDB from 1986 to 2001 and of A*Star, as well H.E Ambassador of Italy Folco de Luca Gabrielli, H.E. Ambassador of Switzerland Jörg Reding, H.E. Singapore Ambassador to Italy Dr Loo Choon Yong, and by Founder and President of the Foundation, Mr. Pasquale Pistorio, Honorary Citizen of Singapore and former CEO and President of STMicroelectronics.



Thanks to all the generous performers, guests, and sponsors including Denise Wines, The Italian Wine List, Ermenegildo Zegna, Missoni, Bawa House 87, Furla, Audemars Piguet, Aman Resorts, Pucci, Autium, Il Lido, Forlino, Moschino, for their support and for enabling the Foundation to raise over 115,000 Singapore Dollars.  100% of the funds will be invested entirely in sponsorship programs to allow less privileged children to receive an education and have access to primary health care and proper nutrition, and towards school construction programs in Thailand and Cambodia, impacting the lives of hundreds of children.

For more information on the event, please contact us on contact@pistoriofoundation.org.