Bringing festive cheers to the underprivileged prior to CNY 2018
07 February 2018 – UMLand Seri Austin brought early Chinese New Year cheers to the residents of Persatuan Kebajikan Orang-orang Istimewa, homes for the handicapped and mentally disabled in conjunction with the upcoming Chinese New Year celebration. Leading the entourage was Mr KK Wong, Chief Executive Officer cum Acting Group Director of UMLand Townships with 30 staffs brought along goodies and set of lunch purchased from Marrybrown restaurant for at least 50 residents of the centre aged between 20 and 50.
A contribution of RM5,000 was presented to the home’s advisor Ms Saraswati Letchumanan in support of the home’s daily operations and necessities. In keeping with tradition, ang pow and mandarin oranges were given to all the residents to wish them good health and happiness. They were also treated to a clown performance, mascot, magic show, singing and dancing before sharing a meal of Marrybrown fried chicken, nuggets, and whipped potato assisted by their guardians and the rest of the Seri Austin’s team.
The annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative main objective among other is to reach out to the less fortunate members of society especially during the festive occasions. In addition, it is to promote a spirit of giving and volunteerism among employees and serves as a platform for them to connect with other members of the community. “The visit was organised not only to spread joy or spend quality time but part of an effort to let them know they are not forgotten during the festive season,” said KK Wong.
Established in 1992, the Persatuan Kebajikan Orang-Orang Istimewa which is located in Kempas Johor Bahru is currently shelters about 50 handicapped and mentally disabled members aged 20 years and above. The non-profit organisation was set up for the purpose of providing support and basic necessities such as food and medicine to the disabled who have no immediate family. For more information, kindly contact the following persons below:
Rosmawahidah Abdul Ghani
Corporate Communications & Customer Care
UMLand Seri Austin
Seri Austin Gallery
Jalan Seri Austin, Taman Seri Austin
81100 Johor Bahru
T: +607 354 1111
ABOUT SERI AUSTIN
SERI AUSTIN Township (developed by Dynasty View Sdn Bhd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of UMLand) is a multiple award-winning township located within the popular growth corridor of Tebrau in Johor Bahru offering easy accessibility and residential appeal. With easy accessibility, the township offers a 36-hole golf and country resort within the area and middle-class suburban elegance with surrounding commercial centres such as AEON Tebrau, TESCO, Fairview International School, Sunway College, KFCH International College, Hospital Sultan Ismail and many international food cuisines.
Seri Austin, spread across 500 acres of freehold land, is planned with homes of quality design and affordable pricing. Together with its healthy and conducive living environment, the township offers a ‘Simply Better’ lifestyle.
The township has been recognised as the 1st Smart Healthy City and Communities Township in Iskandar Malaysia due to its emphasis on outdoor facilities like beautiful lakes and smoke-free parks, recreational areas and jogging tracks. It is also the first township in Johor to incorporate designated bicycle lanes, a Riders’ Point and High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) access.
In 2017, Seri Austin was awarded the inaugural Noble Excellence Awards 2016 (Southern Best Development of The Year and National Best Development of The Year – Residential Landed – Aster Luxury Cluster & Semi-D Homes) and TIMA 2016/17 (The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades) on Corporate “Value Champion” and Overall “Value Champion”. With its modern architectural and layout designs, Seri Austin homes have been able to capture the interest and imagination of homeowners while staying true to its “Simply Better” homes concept. For additional information, please visit us at: www.seriaustin.com