Hospice Negeri Sembilan and the Divine Life Society Negri Sembilan received RM50,000 in donations from Matrix Concepts Foundation (MCF) for their respective programmes.
MCF chairman Datuk N. Logendran said the contributions were to help the two non-governmental organisations conduct activities to assist the public, especially the B40 group, cope in the wake of Covid-19.
“The donations are in line with MCF’s corporate social responsibility programmes for education, community service and development, specifically during this Deepavali period.
“This pandemic has affected the livelihoods of many, especially those in the B40 group, ” he added.
Of the amount, Hospice Negri Sembilan received RM30,000, which will go towards its palliative care programme.
“We decided to help Hospice as the organisation provides the terminally ill with relief and dignified treatment while supporting the caregivers too, ” said Logendran, adding that MCF had been supporting the organisation since 2015.
Also present at the event was MCF advisor Datin Yong Chou Lian.
Meanwhile, Divine Life Society, which provides free education to poor and underprivileged pupils in 12 kindergartens in Negri Sembilan and Selangor, received RM20,000.Twenty-six pupils from SJK (T) Bandar Sri Sendayan also received RM100 each from the foundation in conjunction with Deepavali.
Logendran said the pupils were identified by the school’s Parent-Teacher Association.
Present to receive the donations were Hospice Negri Sembilan president Dr Anthony Gilbert, Divine Life Society committee member Rishni Batumalai and SJK (T) Bandar Sri Sendayan representative G. Jeganathan.
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