Fundraising Activities in 2013

DIALOG EVOLUTION HAEMODIALYSIS MACHINE

NKF was blessed to receive a “Dialog Evolution Haemodialysis (HD) Machine” worth RM45,000 sponsored by Mr. Ong Kah Bin. Following his request, the machine was placed at Pusat Dialisis NKF-Kelab Apex (Klang).

A ceremony was held on 10 October 2013 for the presentation of a mock cheque for the amount to purchase the machine from BBraun Medical Supplies Sdn. Bhd. The cheque was presented by Mr. Ong to Mr. Tan Chor Seong, NKF’s Senior Dialysis Manager representing the Foundation during the Annual Dinner held by the Jalan Meru Klang Residents’ Association at the Palm Grove Restaurant, Jalan Meru, Klang.

TRULY LOVING COMPANY (TLC) PROJECT

As part of the Green project called W.A.T.T.S promoted byTruly Loving Company (TLC), 11 air-conditioners and a refrigerator at Pusat Dialisis NKF- Dato’ Dr. G.A. Sreenevasan (Petaling Jaya) were replaced with energy saving appliances. The replacement process was completed on 24 September this year and the main sponsor for the electrical appliances was Cheng Hua Engineering Works Sdn. Bhd. 

Altogether, the costs for replacing the appliances including the costs of the new air-conditioners and refrigerator amounted to RM40,582.00. 

At a ceremony on 9 October 2013, Mr. Koh Kia Heong, the NKF Head of Finance and Administration, received a cheque for the amount from Ms. Wong Sau Tian, the General Manager of Human Resource and Administration of Cheng Hua Engineering Works in the presence of Ms. Julia Chong the Chief Executive Officer of TLC. 

The ceremony was followed by a visit to Pusat Dialisis NKF- Dato’ Dr. G.A. Sreenevasan.

At the same time 11 (eleven) similar energy saving air-conditioners worth RM20,000 would be donated for the office premises on thefirst floor of the Centre. The electrical appliances would be sponsored by Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (Panasonic) as a participant in the WATTS project. The units would be expected to be delivered to the foundation by mid-December 2013.

At the mock cheque presentation on 3 October 2013 at Wisma Panasonic, Ms. April Layla Joseph, the Head of Fundraising, represented the Foundation, while Panasonic was represented by the Managing Director for Malaysia, Mr. Yosuke Matsunaga and Mr. Cheng Chee Fung, the Deputy Director. The ceremony was held together with a press conference in conjunction with the 2013 International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM).

NKF MOON-CAKE MANIA 2013

As part of NKF’s fundraising activities, we sold 3 types of moon-cakes, namely, the Four Varieties, Premium Minis and Designer Giant Moon-cake. The cakes were supplied by KLT Food Industries Sdn. Bhd., more commonly known by the brand name of Kam Lun Tai. Through particularly the marketing efforts of our staff from the Fundraising Department 1,407 boxes of the different types of moon-cakes were sold. The sales brought in a revenue of RM38,191.83. 

We thank KLT Food Industries for supplying the cakes. Above all, our greater appreciation goes to everyone who had purchased the moon-cakes from NKF. Your every purchase gives rise to hope and relieves the sufferings of many desperate poverty-stricken kidney patients. 

Nevertheless, we pray that the purchases would pave the way for greater acts of kindness towards humanity by individuals and institutions.

CARING PHARMACY CARES

NKF received a donation of RM16,960.15 from Caring Pharmacy on 21 August 2013. The amount in the form of a cheque was presented to NKF CEO, Mr. Chua Hong Wee by Mr. Loo Jooi Leng,the representative from Caring. The donation is under an arrangement the Foundation has with the pharmacy whereby on every Saturday when the pharmacy does not provide plastic bags to its customers, they can get these bags by buying them for 20 sen a piece. The monies collected from such sales at all the branches of the pharmacy are subsequently presented to NKF at an appropriate time.

BUTTERFLY LOVERS THE MUSICAL

Butterfly Lovers The Musical on 19 October 2013 and sponsored by Loh & Loh Corporation Bhd. was a huge success with 100% of the proceeds from the sales of tickets going to NKF. 

The show kicked off with a welcome speech by Dr. Lee Wan Tin, a member of the NKF Board of Directors and a token presentation toMr. Jason Loh, the Managing Director of Loh & Loh Corporation Bhd.

With a full-house capacity, the show raked in a whopping RM93,234.00 for NKF. 

NKF sincerely thanks Loh & Loh for sponsoring the show and all viewers of the show (both individuals and those from the corporate bodies) for their generous donations towards raising funds to help NKF provide kidney dialysis treatment to poor patients. NKF also congratulates the Dama Music Theatre Company for the wonderful performance of the musical.

FUNDRAISING CONCERT BY THE ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIAN CHINESE ARTISTS (AMCA)

On 20 September 2013 AMCA organised a “Night of Unity Charity Dinner Concert” at the Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur. At the event 32 local well known Chinese artists delivered 82 songs that were hits of past years. At the end of show, the organisers donated RM5,000 from the ticket sales to NKF Malaysia. Mr Chua Hong Wee, NKF CEO, was present there to receive a mock cheque from the Chairman of AMCA organising committee. 

The concert was really memorable especially when it was not often to have an occasion to get 32 artists to perform together. 

NKF sincerely thanks AMCA for organising the concert to provide for generous donations. At the same time, the Foundation looks forward to future collaboration with the Association.

MAYBANK STAFF BROUGHT CHEERS & “ANG POWS” TO DIALYSIS PATIENTS

24 August 2013 was a memorable Saturday for patients dialyzing at Pusat Dialysis NKF-Nanyang, Setapak. It was the day when 20 members from Maybank (SME Banking) led by Ms. Lim Han Ni came with a surprise. They mingled among the patients spreading words of empathy and encouragement. Adding to the cheers and goodwill, the group handed out bags of goodies and angpows to all the patients present. Over and above, Ms. Lim representing thegroup presented a cheque of RM1,800 to our Centre Manager, Sister Jayarani. The amount was part of their corporate social responsibility contribution towards enabling the Foundation to provide dialysis facilities to poor kidney patients. NKF sincerely thanks the group for their generosity and spending time with the patients.

iCare, iVolunteer 2013

iCare, iVolunteer was the first fair hosted by the Counseling Services of the Students’ Services Department of the Sunway University. It was held for two days – 8 & 9 May 2013 at the Energy Hub of the university. 

At the fair, the NKF had an exhibition booth, where the Foundation raised funds through two avenues. These were the sales of the kidney-shaped coin boxes priced at RM25 per box and the setting up of a games stall catering for “tin can throwing” and “ring toss”. Arising from the selfless and enthusiastic efforts of NKF volunteers, RM158 was raised from the dual activities of sales and games.

INFOZINE PARTNERSHIP

NKF signed a one year contract on 26 August 2013 withInfozine, a community friendly newspaper for classified and general advertisements. The contract would be for the period of 26 August 2013 - 25 August 2014. 

Under the terms of the contract, the newspaper would promote and publicise all of NKF’s events without any charges amongst its readers in Bangsar, Damansara Heights, Mont Kiara, Sri Hartamas, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail and, in future, other parts of the Kuala Lumpur-Klang Valley. Copies of the newspaper are distributed free to residents in these areas.


A HELPING HAND FROM UTAS MAJU SDN BHD

Having a chance upon the fundraising cactus sales by a pharmacy outlet at Subang Jaya in aid of National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia, Encik Adnan Md Noh, Managing Director of Utas Maju Sdn Bhd too made his decision to help the underprivileged kidney failure patients.

After further understanding about NKF Malaysia'a role in providing subsidized dialysis treatment to poor Malaysians with end-stage kidney failure who cannot afford or lack of access to dialysis treatment; Encik Adnan pledged RM32,000.00 to NKF Malaysia to purchase a new dialyzer reprocessing machine (reprocessor) to be placed at NKF dialysis centres.

Mr Tan Chor Seong, Senior Dialysis Manager of NKF Malaysia took Encik Adnan and his team from Utas Maju for a visit at the dialysis center to learn more about dialysis treatment and kidney care.



Kindly contact the Fundraising Dept at 03-7954 904803-7954 9048 or fundraising@nkf.org.my 


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