AmBank Group Celebrates Hari Gawai with Sekolah Kebangsaan St. Alban Ampungan
Mr Simon Su Hiong Tiing, Regional Director, Sarawak Region, AmBank (M) Berhad (centre with red tie) and Ms Margaret Chua Bee Lian, Principal, Sekolah Kebangsaan St. Alban Ampungan posing with the students from Sekolah Kebangsaan St. Alban Ampungan.
AmBank Group through its sports club, Kelab AmBank Group (KAG) organised a Hari Gawai treat for 70 students from Sekolah Kebangsaan St. Alban Ampungan, Serian on 22 May 2015 at the Boulevard Shopping Mall in Kuching, Sarawak.
Organised under the Group’s AmKasih Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme, the charity event brought joy and smiles to the children as they were brought for Hari Gawai shopping at the mall. They were then treated to a sumptuous dinner at a leading local Hotel and presented with cash contribution. The 70 students’ ages range from eight to 12 years old and consists of 30 boys and 40 girls.
“We are honoured to organise today’s Hari Gawai celebration for our guests from Sekolah Kebangsaan St. Alban Ampungan, Serian. Events such as these bring our members closer to society and make us realise that each and every one of us has a role to play in society,” said Mr Simon Su Hiong Tiing, Regional Director, AmBank (M) Berhad.
He stressed that projects such as these are important in bringing awareness to the community and also help foster closer relationship between KAG members in the Sarawak Region and the less fortunate, in line with the club’s objective of contributing to the society.
The AmBank Group continuously plays a sustainable CSR role for the community at large, irrespective of race, creed or religion as we contribute to the sustainable development of the community within which we operate. This approach has been and will continue to be the mainstay in our approach to community care programmes.
Among the past recipient of homes which have benefited from AmKasih’s CSR programme are Pusat Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti Murni Sibu Jaya, Yayasan La Sallian Kuching, Lembaga Kebajikan Perempuan Islam Malaysia, Kechara Soup Kitchen Society, and Bao En Shi (Anning) Orphanage and Old Folks.