Glove maker gives back to society during pandemic

Comfort Gloves Bhd employees presenting groceries and food supplies to a villager from a low-income household who also suffers from health problems.

COMFORT Gloves Bhd has been carrying out several corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes over the past few months to assist the underprivileged and communities in need.

Its managing director Cheang Phoy Ken said in a press statement that many families and charity organisations were facing financial difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He said recipients of the CSR contributions were mostly from Perak, as the medical glove maker was based in Taiping.

The contributions comprised:

School fees for more than 500 students in 15 primary and secondary schools as well as two children’s homes in Taiping.

School uniforms and textbooks for 30 students from Hua Lian High School, a private Chinese secondary school in Taiping.

Nutritional supplements and antiseptic liquids for 35 residents of Bao Enshi Old Folk’s Home, which recently reported several positive Covid-19 cases among its occupants and employees.

Donations to Malaysian Association for the Blind, Manjung Palliative Care Society; Perak Palliative Care Society; Ray of Hope; Heart Foundation of Malaysia and Malaysian Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis;

Donations to purchase closed-circuit television camera system and air-conditioner for Bengkel Perlindungan Semangat Maju Taiping, a training centre for people with various disabilities.

Purchase of two thermometers for SJK(T) Ladang Lauderdale.

Purchase of 1,000 pieces of reusable face masks for students from three schools in Perak. The masks are produced by an Orang Asli non-profit organisation.

Purchase of groceries and food supplies for more than 200 low-income families in seven villages within the Matang area; and

Adoption of two Bornean orang utan at Taiping Zoo, which is running out of funds due to the lack of visitors.

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