THE Bayan Baru MCA division in Penang brought cheer to 15 families who were victims of a recent fire which destroyed their homes in Sungai Nibong Kecil by giving them a total of RM7,500.
Division secretary David Yim said each family received RM500.
The fire on March 1 had destroyed 11 homes.
The division’s chief Tan Lai Theng, assistant secretary Tan Ai Lay, treasurer Tan Ken Keong, youth chief Tan Ewe Leong and Yim handed over the money to the families at a ceremony at Taska Kemas in Taman Mahsuri, Bayan Baru, last Thursday.
Yim said the division would work together with other Barisan Nasional component parties to take care of the welfare of the residents in Bayan Baru.
The Bayan Baru Gerakan division also gave donations to the victims at the ceremony.
Their representatives included division chief Wong Mun Hoe and Batu Uban Gerakan co-ordinator Goh Kheng Sneah.