It was an energetic morning for the Society for the Management of 1Malaysia Care Centre (PPPJ1M) as the “Warmest Charity Bazaar with Run and Cycling 2018” ensued.
The annual programme was held at the vacant space in front of their home at 152, Jalan Dato’ Lau Pak Khuan, Ipoh Garden on Sunday, November 25.
The non-profit organisation co-organised the event with Mirakel Worldwide and managed to raise a total sum of RM50,000.
“However, our target for this charity programme is to collect RM120,000. This fund is needed for the welfare of the children in terms of food and education such as school and tuition classes,” said ChoongKamHoong, chairman of PPPJ1M Home to Ipoh Echo.
Currently, there are 24 children residing in the home. The youngest is two years old while the oldest is 18 years old.
“We’ve one special kid aged eight. The doctor said he’s a slow learner. We hope to get more support from the public,” said Choong.
Readers can contact the home at 05 546 9577 for more information. Besides donating money, readers can also volunteer their service, pro bono.