Oriental Daily (15 February 2022)
Da Ma Cai RM160,000 Community Aid for 12 welfare home in Johor
Twelve charitable organisations nationwide receive a total of RM160,000 financial aid from Da Ma Cai as part of its annual Community Aid Charity Programme.
Da Ma Cai Johor Regional Manager Dylan Foo presented the mock cheque to Pertubuhan Kebajikan Amitabha Malaysia and Pertubuhan Kebajikan Shan De Johor. He said that this community sharing and caring outreach initiatives will go towards providing financial aid to assist deserving charity centres affected by the Covid-19
"We know that charitable efforts requires passion and dedication, we hope to inspire everyone to bring warmth to those in need."
Chong Tzer Bin, Chairman of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Amitabha Malaysia said that they operates old folks home, orphanage and dialysis centre. They rely on recycling and public donation to maintain its operation with high expenditure.
"Since the pandemic started, donation has stopped coming in and fund raising activities was canceled. It's a challenge to maintain our finances, and we are thankful of Da Ma Cai's contribution."
Representative of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Shan De Johor said there was an outbreak of Covid in the orphanage last year, and the children was traumatized by the experience.
"With the new variant on the rise, we need to find ways to maintain our expenses during this challenging time. We are now utilizing social media to raise fund and collect food items."