PETALING JAYA (June 9): Sime Darby Property has raised over RM60,000 to benefit children with autism from B40 families from its KL East Mall’s inaugural Hari Raya Aidilfitri campaign ‘Indahnya Syawal, Kemeriahan Dirai’.
The campaign which was launched on April 9 in partnership with Yayasan Pendidikan Insani, a not-for-profit foundation that provides affordable care, education and therapy for children with autism from low-income families, with an initial aim of raiing RM50,000 for the cause.
Sime Darby Property group managing director Datuk Azmir Merican said in a press statement that the company has always supported causes that not only benefit the community but also bring greater awareness and are educational to the public.
“On top of raising funds for the deserving children, the aim of the campaign is to help the public to better understand autism and the challenges faced by the children. Through this campaign, we have managed to raise awareness and we are encouraged with the participation from our tenants and patrons throughout the campaign period.
“Thank you to everyone who contributed generously to this cause, allowing us to exceed our initial fundraising target even during this challenging time,” he added.
KL East Mall is a retail and lifestyle boutique mall that fronts KL East, a 153-acre integrated development by Sime Darby Property.
The mall is the group’s first 100%-owned retail mall development, spanning four retail floors with a net lettable area of 384,210 sq ft.
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