Representatives from Ipoh City Council and Perak Media Sport and Welfare Club visited the Nur Kasih Orphanage at Ulu Melaka, Langkawi on Sunday, March 2.
Syahrizal Azmi, the council’s public relations officer said that the visit was a scheduled activity during the organised retreat on the island. “This is the first time such a programme is held outside of Perak. We hope to see more in the future provided there are willing sponsors,” he added.
Donations in the form of cash, food and gifts from Ipoh City Council, the State Secretary Office, Syuen Hotel Ipoh, Tourism Perak, Nadias Hotel Langkawi and the media club were given to the children.
Perak Media Sports and Welfare Club President, Rosli Mansor said that the club has been involved in charity events in the past. He added that media practitioners would continue doing good deeds as a way of showing affection to the less fortunate.
Supervisor of Nur Kasih Orphanage, Norimah Md Shariff was pleased with the visit and the gifts received. “I wish to thank everyone for your contributions. Your presence has brought much joy to the kids,” she said.