Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Updated on 29 September 2022

No. But participants are encouraged to raise at least $300 per person to fund one home visit. This will make your participation in the challenge more meaningful and touch the life of at least one terminally ill patient.

In appreciation of your efforts, individual participants who raise $300 and above will receive an appreciation pack comprising an exclusive Finisher T-shirt, a bamboo towel and a Zenyum premium travel pouch. The first 50 eligible participants will also receive a Mayer x Disney USB fan worth $19.90.

As much as you wish! One home visit to a terminally ill patient costs $300, so it would be great if you can raise at least $300.

If you are participating as a family or team, we encourage each member to raise $300 each.

The minimum fundraising amount to receive the appreciation pack is $300 or more (for individuals) and $300 x number of members (for teams).
Upon registration, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to your profile page. Click on it, copy and share the link with your friends via whatsapp, email or social media. Your friends can donate through that link and the amount they contributed will be reflected on your profile page.
Donations received will go into meeting the needs of our beneficiaries and their families, and towards building up our capacity and capability.
  • $120 can help pay for one patient attending our day hospice
  • $300 can help pay for one home visit
  • $3,300 can cover home care visits for one patient for one year
For more information, you can visit:

Click on Register, select Team and fill in your details as required. The first person from your team to register will receive a 'Team Code' in his/her email upon registration.

This 'Team Code' is required by your team members to indicate which team to join when they sign up. Please circulate the code to your members when you receive it in your email.
Definitely! We welcome all interested parties to reach out to us to better the lives of terminally ill patients. Please refer to sponsor page for more information.

Yes. You can donate via Cheque or PayNow.

  1. Cheques should be crossed and made payable to “HCA Hospice

    Please write your name, NRIC/FIN/UEN, mailing address and contact number on the reverse side of the cheque. Please also indicate “HCA Vertical Challenge 2022” and the name of participant you would like to show support to, if any.

    Mail the cheque to: HCA Hospice

    705 Serangoon Road, Block A #03-01 Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Singapore 328127

  2. Donate via PayNow to the UEN of HCA: 202114297R, or by scanning the following QR code using mobile banking apps.

    In the 'Reference' or 'Bill Reference' field, please type this code: VC followed by donor's NRIC/FIN/UEN (e.g. VC S1234567A).

    Once PayNow is completed, please email us at with the following information: your name, NRIC/FIN/UEN, contact number, the name of participant you support and your message to the participant, if any.

We need the information to record your donation amount under the respective participant and to process your tax deduction.

For more information, you can contact us at
Yes, however, those below 16 years old can only participate as part of a team.
Registration is open till 18 December 2022. However, to receive the appreciation pack, participants need to raise a minimum amount of $300 and declare the completion of the challenge by 31 December 2022.

Your health and safety are of utmost concern. You can complete the distance over multiple days as long as they are completed between 1 October to 31 December 2022.

You can attempt the vertical challenge at the following venue(s), whichever is convenient: staircases at HDB blocks, condos, offices/ high-rise buildings and hills. Those who prefer the outdoors may also consider climbing Bukit Timah Hill, Mount Faber etc.

Please observe safety measures while attempting the challenge.

Please refer to the step-by-step guide here.

You may use Strava to track your elevation gain and sync with our system. Alternatively, use other GPS-enabled fitness apps and submit your results through our website manually.
Please click here for results submission.
For participants who meet the appreciation entitlement amount of $300, the appreciation pack will be delivered to your registered address by the end of January 2023.
All funds raised will be directed to HCA Hospice to support our home and day hospice services and general operations. No refund of donations will be made.

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