PPB CELEBRATES DEEPAVALI AT SIDDHARTHAN CARE CENTRE
As part of PPB’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to share the joy of festive celebrations with the underprivileged, 19 PPB staff visited Siddharthan Care Centre (SCC) on 10 October 2014 to celebrate Deepavali with the children in the Centre located in Petaling Jaya.
PPB staff and the children decorated SCC and read stories together. A buffet lunch was served followed by a clown cum magic show to entertain the children.
PPB donated new clothing and goodie bag to every child besides contributing some FFM products to the Centre.
Established in 2008, SCC is a centre for children from poor single parents. Located in Taman University, Petaling Jaya, the Centre currently has 34 children, ages 3 to 20 years old. SCC is managed by Mr Manimaran together with 5 other staff. The monthly expenses of the Home are approximately RM10,000 which are funded by public donations.