MAF and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Collaboration Remembers the Less Fortunate this Deepavali
Lights of Love extends reach to underprivileged community in Klang
3 NOVEMBER 2018
TOTAL DONATION: RM57,500
TOTAL BENEFICIARIES: 130 CHILDREN, 50 FAMILIES & 1 NGO
Klang, 3 November 2018 – MAF partnered with Klang’s Sri Maha Mariamman Temple for Lights of Love Deepavali program. 130 children and 50 less fortunate families from the neighbourhood were offered monetary assistance and everyday life necessities that totaled RM47,500. The two-part event, which began at AEON Mall Bukit Tinggi and culminated at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. The children were treated to a two-hour shopping excursion at AEON Mall Bukit Tinggi. With every child getting RM200 to spend, they had a good time picking out clothes for Deepavali, stationeries and toys too. The donation handover ceremony held at the temple saw every child receiving an angpow worth RM50, while every family went home with RM200 angpow. Additionally, each single parent in the family also received a goodie bag—filled with necessities such as rice, sugar and flour—amounting to RM100. As part of this noble collaboration, MAF also made a donation of RM10,000 to Sri Maha Mariamman Temple.