Best Of 2018: 10 Impactful Charity Events That Are Good As Gold
Every year sees a new wave of attention on charitable causes from various philanthropists and organisations across the country. As we come to the end of another year, we look back at the worthy causes that have left their mark on us, spearheaded by the inspiring individuals who embody the spirit of giving this Christmas season.
Fundraising With Tengku Zatashah Idris & CH Carolina Herrera
The event saw several high-profile Malaysian celebs who happily contributed 10% of their shopping proceeds to the Make-A-Wish Malaysia Foundation.
A Charity Dinner With Dato' Rosemarie Wee
Dato’ Rosemarie Wee and Malaysia Tatler’s Florence Fang join forces yet again this year with a lively evening of music and entertainment to raise funds for 6 children with life-threatening heart problems to receive the treatment they need. See the highlights of this event here.
Pink Power Through Pink Polo KL
Crowds of spectators and polo enthusiasts dressed in pink turned up at the Royal Selangor Polo Club this October to cheer on their favourite polo teams. This annual charity tournament serves to elevate the prominence of women’s polo in Malaysia and raise funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation.
See the event highlights here.
A Pink Evening With Estee Lauder Companies & Dato’ Sheila Majid
Jazz songstress Dato’ Sheila Majid lit up the stage with her sultry vocals at this year’s charity concert by The Estee Lauder Companies Malaysia, held at Ruyi & Lyn at Bangsar Shopping Centre.
Click here to see the highlights of this fundraising initiative in support of the National Cancer Society Malaysia, Cancer Research Malaysia and The Breast Cancer Welfare Association among others.
SOGO Malaysia Business Partners' Appreciation Nite
Sogo Malaysia’s swanky gala dinner also saw the launch of the the Voices from the Heart Touch Sogo Charity Tote Bag Project for which four public figures, Carven Ong, Datin Elaine Daly, Siti Saleha and Hael Husaini, customised each bad with their own inspiring messages.
See the full story here.
Hilton Kuching & The Malaysian AIDS Foundation Charity Gala Dinner
How did Hilton Kuching celebrate its 30th anniversary? By giving back to the HIV community in Kuching with a fundraising gala dinner in support of the Teratak Kasih Tok Nan support centre in Sarawak.
Click here to see the highlights from the gala dinner.
Hublot Raises RM30,000 For A Good Cause
This June, Pavilion KL’s centre court hosted a friendly football match between two teams led by hip-hop star and Friend of Hublot, Joe Flizzow against Roen Cian Nagapan's team—all in the name of raising funds for Make-A-Wish Malaysia and OrphanCARE Foundation.
See the full gallery here.
Education For Hope Musical Gala Charity Dinner
Organised by Yayasan Wanita Cemerlang (YWC), this musical charity gala effectively raised funds to provide covational training to 353 girls at the Montfort Boys Town in Selangor. The evening concluded with a cheque presentation to both Montford Boys Town and the Malaysian Mental Literacy Movement by YWC.
See the full story here.
Kind Kones' 'Unstoppable Women' Campaign
Nine unstoppable women came together at the country’s first vegan ice cream parlour to raise funds for various charities at Kind Kones in Plaza Damansara at the start of this year.
Click here to see the full story.
The Gold A-HEART Fundraiser With The Acts One Group & Autism Buddies
A charity auction featuring artworks by Kim Il Tae from Korea, Huang Hai Fan from China, Ryan San Chin Yan from Hong Kong and Alvin Yap from Malaysia, a total of RM716,929 was raised towards helping the state of Perlis build its first dedicated autism centre.
See the full event gallery here.