MORE than 750 people living in and around the Lembah Pantai constituency turned out in full force to support a family day event held at the TNB field in Bangsar on Sunday.
Organised by the Lembah Pantai MCA division, the family day, aimed at fostering community spirit, was also a means to raise funds for charity.
The division's youth chairman Leong Yip Sau said proceeds from the sale of food and games tickets would be channelled to the Society of Families of Persons with Learning Difficulties (PERKOBP).
“We have not set any target yet, but we hope that by the end of the day we will to raise a substantial amount for the society,'' he said.
Leong added that some ten single mothers were presented with gifts as well those with disabilities.
“It's all part of the family day theme 'We Care' and we also hope to get the community to come together and do their part as well,'' explained Leong.
Apart from the booths offering food, games and products, there was a lion dance performance; magic show and even a cooking demo to attract the crowd.
Lembah Pantai MP Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil launched the event.
Also present were former MCA chief Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik and wife Toh Puan Ena Ling.