Handal Indah East Coast Flood Assistant Fund (February 2015)
Handal Indah organized the East Coast Flood Assistant Fund to assist flood victims at the affected areas in Kelantan. Fund raising and collection was organized from 9 – 14th January 2015 (4 days). A total of RM2,300.00 was raise by kind donation from all staff in the company.
The internal donations were used to buy supplies such as blankets, foodstuffs, and other daily necessity. With aid from the low cost air carrier, Firefly, the items were sent to 18 families in Kampung Banggol Guchil, Kuala Krai, whose homes were destroyed by the flood. These families where currently living in the local school hall when the items reach them.
Handal Indah was also requested to provide assistance to kids who were starting the new school year without sufficient school supplies. As such, the donations were also used to purchase stationery and supplies for school children in SRJK Chung Hwa in Temangan, Kelantan (47 students) and SJK Machang in Machang, Kelantan (51 students).
All supplies and food items where send over to Firefly on the 2nd of February 2015. On the same note, Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) set up a donation drive in collaboration with all representatives of transport operators throughout Malaysia to assist flood victims in the East Coast. Handal Indah generously donated RM50,000.00 to the fund raising. A mock cheque was present to SPAD Chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar for the fund at our vicinity on the 17th February 2015.