Today I was fortunate to be invited to witness this charitable event at Powerplant @ Pearl Shopping Galery organised by The Giving Bank, Creight Event & Services together with the Ministry of Women, family and Community Development.
This is a community educational fund raising initiative under the theme "Fashion for Love" with the slogan "Supporting children to school". The mission is to raise funds from the public community to serve and cater to 300 multi racial children in need to provide them with an equal rights, hope and chance to experience and pursue their dreams.
Mr Simon Goh ( Founder of Creight events) - 2nd from left and the team have started building the team and is already started raising educational funds and preparing towards the main highlight that will be held on the 8th of October 2017 at HGH Convention Centre. Be sure to look forward to Dato' Diraja Adrian Chong as he will be the presenter during the dinner as he is doing this good cause for his late parents.
Solicitation of this campaign will be used and given to the 12 schools that's being chosen and these children will be able to use these funds to pay for their respective fees and to purchase other necessities which includes books, stationaries, school uniforms, school bags and shoes.
The Giving Bank, also known as www.thegivingbank.com is an online charity fundraining platform in Malaysia. A NGO and a Non Profit Organisation with a mission to connect both the charity and the public through the power of technology. The Giving Bank's online fundraising platform enables the public to pledge their support or contributions through the Giving Bank website with just a click of a mouse. Dr Janson Ang (2nd from right in above picture) mentioned that "We try to make 'Giving' affordable and simple". Each campaign is carefully picked and selected through stringent due diligence before announcing it to the public via the website. The funds raised are channeled to the selected charitable campaigns and the public can access the website to gain information about the campaigns which enerally fall into 3 main categories: Health, Education and Humanity culture.
Ms Ivlyn Tan (Director of Creight Event) also added that the "Fashion for Love" team has also arrange an agreement with Octoprenuer College to offer and provide 100 scholarships to those SPM leavers whom could not afford to further their study to study Diploma in Business. This is a non-bias offering and it will be shared across all races, ethnicity and genders nationwide.
Bon Zainal giving his thoughts about his concept
During the press conference, there were also a few orphanage homes who attended the event. Funds raised will also be given to these orphanage homes to help with them with their monthly bills and usage.
A picture with Ivlyn Tan and organising team
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For more information or to arrange for an interview,
The Giving Bank
Dr. Janson Ang
Founder of the Giving Bank
Mr. Simon Goh
Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Malaysia (KPWKM)
General line: +603 - 83231000