EIGHTY-FIVE children and old folk from Pertubuhan Kebajikan Yesuvin Mahligai (YM) Selangor were treated to lunch at the home in Taman Maju, Kajang, Selangor.
Bangi MCA division, through several sponsors, contributed 220 packets of fried noodles and 550 packs of chee cheong fun.
Bangi MCA Public Complaints Bureau head Tan Chee Teong said they were donating food to the underprivileged during this recovery movement control order (MCO) phase due to the significant drop in public donations.
“These are tough times for all Malaysians, especially for children and senior citizens of the home who are in need of assistance to survive.
“I hope more people will come forward to offer the aid they need, ” he added.
YM has five branches, including two orphanages in Balakong Jaya.
Bangi Wanita MCA chief Laiu Lian Kee, who is also Bangi team leader for the MCA Crisis Relief Squad, said besides food, hand sanitiser and face masks were also donated to the home.
“We will continue to help all those in need, regardless of race and religion, ” she added.
Bangi MCA deputy chairman Datuk Hoh Hee Lee said they would also do their best to channel donations to the home.
“The current economic downturn has resulted in some homes facing shortage of funds and they need public assistance.
“Wanita MCA members will also go door to door to contribute food and daily essentials to the handicapped, ” he added.
YM Selangor chairman Pastor Rajan Muniandy thanked Bangi MCA for the kind gesture.
“We have faced many challenges during this period and we are grateful to those who have donated basic necessities to our homes.
“Some of our donors are also facing financial problems during this period.
“However, with the timely donations from good samaritans, we were able to pull through, ” he said.
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