Children’s home appeals for masks


Members of Ipoh Kop End (in Liverpool jerseys) after presenting the face masks to The Salvation Army Ipoh Children’s Home.

THE Salvation Army Ipoh Children’s Home is appealing to the public to donate face masks for its schoolgoing children.

The home’s care coordinator Chang Mun Yee said their current stock of face masks was running low and she hoped to get more masks as soon as possible.

The home has 25 children aged between seven and 19.

“With the schools reopened and the face masks compulsory, we need to have sufficient masks to protect the children.

“Each of them takes two masks daily and we use up one box containing 50 pieces per day, ” said Chang.

She said the home also needed monetary donations to support their operational costs, such as utility bills, food and the children’s pocket money, besides buying the requisite face masks.

Children at the home  wearing  their masks before going to school.Children at the home wearing their masks before going to school.

The children attended schools at SJKC Pasir Pinji 2, SK Ho Seng Ong Methodist, SMK Raja Perempuan, SMK Methodist Perempuan, SMJK Perempuan Perak and Shen Jai Commerce School, she added.

Answering Salvation Army Ipoh Children’s Home’s call for help was a group of Liverpool Football Club supporters from Ipoh called the Ipoh Kop End, which donated about 40 boxes of face masks, 25 pieces of washable masks and 30 children’s masks to the home.

A representative from the group, Peter Ho, said they wanted to ensure the children had clean face masks for school every day.

“We have many members and thought we should help, ” he said, adding that the group also gave toys to the younger children.

For details on the home, call 05-254 9767 between 10am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Metro News

Cycling and the city
State helps them to promote home-based food ventures online
Teochew opera workshops for young people
Second dose recipients laud drive-thru centre at USM campus
Industrial vaccination centre now open for companies in Bukit Minyak
MBSJ takes part in UN global forum
Bintulu folk must continue to adhere to SOP, says MP
Ipoh aims to keep to its image as Bougainvillea City
Management of hypermart in Meru Raya seeks rental rebate for kiosk operators
Pets too hit hard by prolonged pandemic

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers