AS PART of its continuous corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, Pestech International Berhad via its subsidiary Pestech Sdn Bhd made a donation of RM20,000 to the Hospis Malaysia fundraising activity by being the main sponsor of the organisation’s 11th Charity Treasure Hunt.
“In 2011, we contributed in a similar way to Hospis Malaysia and we are proud to once again support this cause.
“We believe in this charitable organisation and their work, which is immeasurable.
“We are confident that the contribution will be well used to improve the quality of life of patients and their families,” said Pestech International Berhad senior manager (sales and marketing) Desmond Lim, who participated in the treasure hunt and presented the cheque to Hospis Malaysia.
Pestech is an integrated electric power technology company, which has been involved in the system design, engineering and infrastructure segment of the power transmission and distribution industry.
The company commits to various CSR activities aimed at enhancing the community as well as to empower the industries with Power System Technology to fuel social and economic growth.
Pestech staff also participated in the treasure hunt which saw 61 cars leaving Kuala Lumpur to look for hidden treasures along the way to Malacca.
“Pestech is an active supporter of Hospis Malaysia’s fundraising activities. The group has contributed to the Voices for Hospices 2010 and 2011; and also in the Donate a Brick programme. We will continue to support this cause to support terminally ill patients,” said Lim.
Hospis Malaysia is a charitable organisation that offers professional palliative care to patients who are suffering from life-limiting illness.
The organisation also offers teaching, support and training to educational establishments, hospitals and individuals to further the cause of palliative medicine.
Besides receiving donations to ensure a steady stream of funds to cover its operating expenses for continuous and effective running of the hospice, Hospis Malaysia organises numerous fundraising events.