#SunwayforGood Fund Sunway Employees Step Up To Fight Against COVID-19

Malaysians have stepped up to the plate to help alleviate the hardships of the poor and those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the Movement Control Order (MCO) that came with it. Now, Sunway Group’s employees are joining the battle, individually and voluntarily. A number of its employees have come together in solidarity and support, asking for the opportunity to do their part and share their ‘blessings’ with those in need.

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#SunwayForGood Fund Sunway Employees Step Up To Fight Against COVID-19

Within days of the MCO, the #SunwayForGood Fund was swiftly set up in collaboration with Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, with full consent and support of the senior management to collect donations from all Sunway employees for this purpose. At the launch of the fund, more than RM800,000 has been collected from hundreds of compassionate donors.


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#SunwayForGood Fund Sunway Employees Step Up To Fight Against COVID-19

“In times of trouble, families come together to help overcome a crisis. At Sunway, we hold true to the saying charity begins at home. This is what is happening now with the Sunway ‘family’ in facing the extraordinary challenges posed by the pandemic,” said Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M. Hashim, the Group’s Deputy Executive Chairman.

“We are trying to do as much as we can help the marginalised and the unfortunate to weather through this storm including our own people during these difficult times. I applaud the initiative of setting up this fund by our employees to help our own people within the group, and take pride in the caring culture of our brand,” he added.


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Keeping Sunway’s Frontliners and Essential Service Workers Safe

Contributions to the #SunwayForGood Fund will be used to aid frontline healthcare workers who have been working tirelessly since the COVID-19 outbreak last month and those in the essential and critical services across Sunway businesses as well as the B40 communities in the vicinity of Sunway townships nationwide who need the most help during these trying times.

Keeping Sunway’s Frontliners and Essential Service Workers Safe

Drawing from the #SunwayforGood Fund, “StaySafe” packs comprising masks, vitamin C and sanitisers has been distributed to all frontline workers including those serving in the essential and critical services across Sunway Group.

Sunway’s frontline staff include healthcare workers at Sunway Medical Centre in Sunway City Kuala Lumpur and Sunway Medical Centre Velocity in Cheras, who have been working round-the-clock; zookeepers who continue to tend to the animals at Sunway Lagoon and Sunway Lost World of Tambun; hundreds of hotel staff across its various properties nationwide; facility maintenance workers as well as security officers and auxiliary police who continue their patrols to ensure the safety of Sunway townships and the communities, among others.


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#SunwayforGood Fund Sunway Employees Step Up To Fight Against COVID-19

Aiding B40 communities nationwide

Last week, Sunway Group had committed RM300,000 for the #SunwayforGood Aid Now programme, designed for community relief efforts during times of crisis, particularly for B40 communities nationwide with priority given to those around Sunway townships in Selangor, Perak, Penang and Johor.

The #SunwayforGood Aid Now programme is Sunway’s emergency relief programme. Previously the fund was disbursed to indigent communities that have suffered from disasters including floods and fire. In addition to the disbursement of funds, the programme also involves Sunway employees providing physical assistance such as helping to clean affected areas after disasters. Previously the #SunwayforGood Aid Now programme had reached out to the flood-stricken communities in Terengganu, Kelantan and Johor.

Of the RM 300,000, a contribution of RM100,000 from the #SunwayforGood fund has been channelled to Tabung Prihatin YKN-JKM COVID-19 by Yayasan Kebajikan Negara (YKN), which is expected to benefit at least 12,000 beneficiaries in the initial stages to shore up support for communities shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The contribution will be used to distribute dry groceries including rice, flour, mee-hoon, canned sardines, condensed milk, biscuits and cooking oil. The food items can be kept for a longer period of time, and will be able to feed a family of three up to two weeks.

To disburse the rest of the funds, the Group is also actively looking at possible collaborations with other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and will roll out the next phase of its #SunwayforGood Aid Now programme to help the B40 communities.

The RM300,000 contribution was committed as part of Sunway Group’s contribution of RM34 million in total that will help 40,000 Malaysian beneficiaries amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The total includes contributions of RM1 million donation to the national COVID-19 fund to aid unemployed COVID-19 patients, up to RM12 million from Sunway Healthcare division to cover the cost of subsidising treatment for public patients from Ministry of Health’s hospitals and University Malaya Medical Centre and RM20 million worth of rent-free days to Sunway Malls’ non-essential retailers.

14 comments:

  1. bagus program sebegini di kala negara tgh dilanda wabak covid19, atleast dpt meringankan beban beberapa pihak dgn bantuan yg diberikan..congrats utk Sunway group

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  2. Wow. Tahniah atas usaha murni Sunway. Di waktu macam ni memang bantuan dan usaha sebegini diperlukan.

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  3. Congrats! Hope apa yang mereka sumbangkan dapat meringankan bebean kepada mereka yang memerlukan...zaman sekarag ni tambah dengan PKP ni, kita sama-sama susah, cuma kita tau yang mana betul memerlukan..

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  4. Good effort from Sunway group in celebrating and appreciating their frontliners. More company should have done this too to appreciate their workers

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  5. Good job sunway group. such a role model for a big organisation.

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  6. Terima kasih kepada Kumpulan Sunway yang bersusah payah membuat sumbangan demi membantu barisan hadapan. Moga ada pihak swasta lajn yg terus membantu.

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  7. Good for Sunway. At least they do the CSR and helps others. At least relieve some of the financial burden.

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  8. Bagus la bila ada fund rising camni sebab memang sekarang sangat diperlukan. Covid 19 memang serious hingga memberi kesan oada semua

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  9. This is a very good program. Kudos to Sunway. Thank you for sharing this story. Pls take care and have a good weekend.

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  10. Good lah Sunway buat program CSR macam ni dapat juga membantu mereka yang bertugas waktu tengah ancaman Covid-19 ni harap lebih banyak lagi company coporate tampil macam ni..

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  11. the more the merrier la kan. bantuan sebegini mesti diberikan oleh lebih byk big companies.
    agar our frontliners rasa dihargai. mereka pun dpt bekerja fighting against this covid10 dgn hati yg senang.

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  12. Bagusnya Sunway Group, selalu buat kerja amal macam ni. Harap banyak lg syarikat lain tampil kedepan masa2 begini

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  13. thanks for this info. thanks to Sunway also for the generous CSR program

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  14. This is a nice efforts show by big companies. Hope many will follow suits and do this charity when some others needed help.

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