KUALA LUMPUR - MERCY
Malaysia received another helping hand through Berjaya Corporations’ donation
of RM500,000 in conjunction with the Berjaya Founder’s Day celebration at
Berjaya Times Square on 25 February 2012. This is the second year running in
which MERCY Malaysia has received a sizeable donation from Berjaya Corporations
following last year’s contribution by Berjaya Cares Foundation.
MERCY Malaysia’s Honorary
Treasurer, Ir. Amran Mahzan was on hand to receive the donation at the
MERCY Malaysia President,
Dato’ Dr Ahmad Faizal Perdaus, said “We could not thank Berjaya Corporation
enough for their continued support of MERCY Malaysia. The care and compassion
shown by corporate bodies as well as the public, whether through volunteerism
or donation, is a huge motivating factor for us”.
“MERCY Malaysia will utilise
this valuable contribution to expand our humanitarian efforts in on-going
domestic and international projects. We are looking to channel some of the fund
to our mobile clinic project in the Philippines as well as our water filtration
project in Thailand” he added.
According to Dr Faizal, the
rest of the fund will be put into the MERCY Malaysia General Humanitarian Fund,
which is the standard channel to generate reserve funds for future disasters as
well as strengthening local disaster preparedness.
Since its inception in 1999,
MERCY Malaysia has continued to be at the forefront of emergency response to
and recovery from natural disasters and conflict situation as well as disaster
risk reduction as recently highlighted with missions to Somalia, Philippines
and Pakistan, among others. For more information about our latest activities,
please visit www.mercy.org.my, or join our Fan page in Facebook.
Concerned individuals and organisations can
donate to the MERCY Malaysia Fund through the following bank accounts:
MAYBANK (account name: MERCY HUMANITARIAN
FUND, account number: 5621-7950-4126, ABA Swift Code: MBBEMYKLA), or CIMB Bank (account name: MERCY Malaysia,
account number: 1424-000-6561053, ABA Swift Code: CIBBMYKL).
Donations via cheque are payable to MERCY
To donate online, please visit www.mercy.org.my
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About MERCY Malaysia
MERCY Malaysia is a non-profit organisation
focusing on providing medical relief, sustainable health related development
and risk reduction activities for vulnerable communities in both crisis and
noncrisis situations. MERCY Malaysia recognises the value of working with
partners and volunteers as well as providing opportunities for individuals to
serve with professionalism. We uphold the Code of Conduct for the International
Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief and hold
ourselves accountable to our donors and beneficiaries. As a non-profit
organisation, MERCY Malaysia relies solely on funding and donations from
organisations and generous individuals to continue our services to provide
humanitarian assistance to our beneficiaries.
MERCY Malaysia continued its School Preparedness Programme in 2008 which aims to promote a culture of disaster preparedness among school children and to increase capacity of schools and students to respond to disasters. The programme expanded its coverage to several states in the country.
Your support inspires us to continue our humanitarian work. Help us do more.