Spreading cheer at paediatric ward


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  • Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017

Suria FM announcers and celebrities with the Tealive team and nurses of UMMC’s paediatric ward during the visit. — Photos: IBRAHIM MOKHTAR/The Star

SURIA FM and Tealive joined hands to cheer up patients with gifts and drinks at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) paediatric ward in conjunction with Children’s Day and Ramadan.

Radio announcers Roslinda Abdul Majid, Halim Othman, Brian Chen and Fizi Ali as well as artistes Liyana Jasmay and Imran Ajmain participated in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

Tealive provided 150 drink packets for doctors and nurses as well as duit raya and balloons for the children.

“Tealive organises at least three CSR programmes every month as we want to encourage our team to give back to society.

Suria FM announcers Roslinda (left), Chen (second from left) and Halim (right) entertaining one of the patients during their visit.
Suria FM announcers Roslinda (left), Chen (second from left) and Halim (right) entertaining one of the patients during their visit.

“Doing business is not just about gaining profit but it is also a platform for us to find a way to contribute to the ones in need.

“That is why Tealive decided to collaborate with Suria FM in this project,” said Tealive chief executive officer Bryan Loo, who joined the Suria team for their visit to UMMC.

The objective of the programme was to lighten the children’s moods and also show appreciation to doctors and nurses for their hard work in caring for the children.

“When I first heard about the programme, I was excited and eager to meet the children.

“As a mother of two, I have a special bond with children and I strongly feel that we should cherish and love them.

Liyana (right) handing over a box filled with colouring books and colour pencils to the parents of two-year-old Akhshaya who has had a hip dislocation since birth.
Liyana (right) handing over a box filled with colouring books and colour pencils to the parents of two-year-old Akhshaya who has had a hip dislocation since birth.

“It breaks my heart to see them in such pain,” said Roslinda, adding that such activities should be held more often and not only during Ramadan.

“Some of the children here do not have the privilege like we do, so I feel this is an eye-opener for all of us, to be grateful for what we have” said 36-year-old singer Imran.

The team visited 70 patients and distributed boxes filled with colouring books and pencils, duit raya from the artistes and Tealive fibre drink, butter cakes and dates for the parents, doctors and nurses.

Suria FM will also visit Hospital Kuala Lumpur on June 14 with the theme #Lebihbermakna.

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