Year End Festive Community Initiative – Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside and the Needy
Putrajaya, 10 January 2013 – In conjunction with the year end festive season, the Management and staff of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside organised a heart-warming visit to 30 less-privileged children from Baitus Sakinah Wal Mahabbah, Kota Warisan on 28 Dec 2012.
Baitus Sakinah Wal Mahabbah is an orphanage care home which been registered earlier at Merbok, Kedah. Baitus Sakinah Wal Mahabbah itself means “House of Peace and Love”. Baitus Sakinah Care Home presently has 30 children’s between the age of 7 years and also 12 years of age (17 male and 13 female). These kids are either an orphans or come from unfortunate background family.
The visit by the management consists of team members from respective department was initiated as part of the hotel’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign entitled “A Tree For A Child”. The visit has also marked the opening for the year 2013 as the management handed over the necessity of school-opening for the kids in Jan 2013.
Mr Wan Enderi, Director of Rooms of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside said, “we would like to nurture a caring spirit and attitude among its staff for the less fortunate in celebrating the festive season, especially when they need the most for the school-opening soon in Jan 2013.”
The Children and their caretakers were treated to scrumptious festive delights such as cakes and cookies specially prepared by the hotel chefs.
The Management of Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside also presented school uniforms (primary school and KAFA), school bags, shoes and water bottles to the children. Ms Jalilah Jali, Director of Human Resources said,’ These items were meant for the kids during the school opening on 2 Jan 2013. I hope they will be happy schooling with new clothes and shoes.’
Aim at providing long term support to the children, the hotel displays a donation box at the hotel lobby to encourage contributions from hotel guests and staff.
Mr Wan Enderi (2nd from left) and Ms Jalilah Jali (right) handed the school bags to the unfortunate children
Group Photo – Management Team and children from Baitus Sakinah
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