Charity

11 Aug

Serdang Hospital Receives Portable Suction Units by BAC

The CovidFund initiative is making slow progress, slowly but surely. Though we are truly appreciative of the donations that we have received so far, we would like to use this opportunity to urge others to recognise the urgent need for medical supplies and equipment. Every day, our people are dying. Your donations are not only supporting our frontliners and hospitals but saving lives too. With your kind donations thus far, we were able to purchase a few more critically needed supplies....

09 Aug

BAC & Collaborative Partners Acquire Syringe Pumps For HTAR Klang

As hospitals around the nation continuously struggle to cope with the surge in Covid-19 infected patients brought in every single day, Malaysians and kind hearted individuals have come together to initiate efforts to reduce the strain and pressure felt by the healthcare sector. Our healthcare system is overwhelmed with the spike in cases, and the urgent need to equip hospitals with critical life-saving medical equipment has come to attention. Realising that many government hospitals...

06 Aug

HTAR Klang Receives 10 Oxygen Concentrators Under CovidFund.my

The painful reality of our healthcare system has left so many infected patients to fend for themselves. However, the rapidly increasing death rate proves that this is not an option. As the days go by, our loved ones are being taken by the virus at a blistering rate. We need to step up our game; we need to support our hospitals and frontliners, and help them save our people. Among other supplies needed to treat Covid-19 patients, there is an urgent...

03 Aug

Our Nation’s Fight: The Race Against Time

We are currently underfunded, understaffed, underpaid, overworked, overstretched, and our facilities overcrowded with patients.” The above was posted by our Director General of Health, Noor Hisham Abdullah. Not today, not yesterday. Not in recent times. This was on his social media page, in July 2019. Today, two years down the road, much is left to be said. DG Noor Hisham’s call for healthcare professionals to stay true to their calling, remembering the oath...

28 Jul

Crossing Mountains & Seas: FreeMakan Addresses The Needs Of Families in Kota Kinabalu

When FreeMakan first launched its campaign, requests from East Malaysia started pouring in. We knew that it would be a challenge to reach these communities, with the disconnect in communication and databases. Due to the lack of digital access and literacy, most of the times, community volunteers are left with no choice but to head out personally to vulnerable communities, and compile a list. As challenging as it was, no mountain is too high and sea too deep for FreeMakan. After...

25 Jul

Helping The Poorest Of The Poor in Kapar & Klang

Together with MYMA (My Young Mind Association), FreeMakan has delivered grocery packs to hundreds of vulnerable families living in the Klang Valley. Their livelihoods have been devastatingly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in their lack of income and limited access to daily necessities. On July 25, MYMA conducted deliveries to B20 families in Kapar and Klang who have suffered greatly at the hands of this pandemic. Many of them were senior citizens living low cost, former estate houses. We hope...

19 Jul

FreeMakan And Friends Expelling Hunger One B40 Community At A Time

With the rising need for food aid, especially amongst B40 communities across the country, FreeMakan is especially thankful for its many partnerships and collaborations. Without them, our campaign would not have left an impact of this magnitude. Together with MMA Wilayah and in partnership with Life Giving Centre, FreeMakan successfully distributed 46 grocery packs to families at PPR Desa Petaling on 19th July 2021. The delivery was facilitated by a faith-based organisation. Deliveries have been particularly difficult due to the various movement...

07 Jul

Families in PPR Pangsapuri Seroja Receive Much-Needed Food Aid

Life during this pandemic has not been easy for B40 families living in PPR Pangsapuri Seroja. They’ve been struggling to make ends meet, with many experiencing food poverty. When volunteer, Mei Ling, reached out to FreeMakan and explained the dire circumstances faced by these families, our team immediately organised a delivery to PPR Pangsapuri Seroja. 80 grocery packs were given out on July 7th to families in need, hopefully laying their worries to rest for a period of time. FreeMakan aims to provide...

04 Jul

FreeMakan Food Aid Is Respite For The Afghan Community

Tucked away from the busyness of the city, live many displaced individuals. They have fled war, and crossed international borders, to seek safety and refuge, sometimes in countries far away from their motherland. With very little and only the clothes on their backs, they have left their homes, possessions and loved ones. They are refugees. Among the many communities that reached out to FreeMakan for food aid and assistance was the Afghan community. On...

25 Jun

AROMA Flour Donates 1,600 Packets to Free Makan

Industri Makanan Jati Sdn Bhd, a company that produces Aroma flour, famously used for frying, donated 1,600 packets of its flour to the Free Makan’s Stop Hunger! Help Feed 10,000 B40 Families campaign. The company specialises in manufacturing various types of crispy flour; Aroma Fried Chicken Flour, Aroma Kentucky Flour, Aroma Tempura Flour and Aroma Fried Banana Flour. The company was established since year 2001, their mission is to help local restaurants outlets and hawker stalls compete with international and established brands. The...