The Star, 6 April 2011 - Foundation does its bit for charity
The Star, 6 April 2011
PETALING JAYA: Dijaya Tropicana Foundation, a newly set up charity organisation, donated RM1mil to eleven non-profit organisations and underprivileged schools during its inaugural gala dinner at the Tropicana Golf and Country Resort.
The recipients included Ti-Ratana Welfare Society Malaysia, National Heart Foundation and Malaysian Wushu Federation, which received RM100,000 each, while the Buddhist Tzu-Chi Merit Society Malaysia received RM300,000.
Seven Chinese schools from Perak, Kedah and Malacca received a total of RM400,000.
Dijaya Tropicana Foundation chairman Datuk Rohana Mahmood and Dijaya Corporation group CEO Tan Sri Danny Tan's wife, board member Puan Sri Ivy Tan, handed over the cheques to representatives of the recipients.
MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek was the guest of honour.