Lions Club of Damansara KL (CSP)

Project: Feed The Hunger (FTHP)

Centennial Service Project – Feed the Hunger Project 2016-17

Lions Club of Damansara Kuala Lumpur

Project: Feed The Hunger (FTHP)
OC: Lion Tan Sooi Ann
Total spent: Around RM4,000 X 9 = RM36,000

This is District Governor’s initiative project for the year. After hearing the project being announced by our District Governor Sashekala Pathmanathan during her Inauguration in July 2016 in Melaka, our Club Member Tan Sooi Ann pledged to do at least 12 times (in 12 different venues) in the year 2016-2017.

Being the Organising Chairperson, Tan Sooi Ann & his family members took the trouble to purchase food & other cooking ingredients from the marketplace & personally cooked for the residents & all the guest. He also encouraged other Lions families to join & brought food & helped to support the Luncheon. Besides food, guests were also usually entertained to

performances by the talented Homes Children. Sometimes we also brought in a magician clown and other entertainers to add joy to the event.

We had completed total nine (9) FTHP as of 26 February 2017.

Date: 31 July 2017
Venue: Ampang Old Folks Home, Ampang
Note: 130 pax attended of which 60 are Old Folks

Date: 28 August 2016
Venue: Rumah Charis, OUG (included Angel Home)
Note: 165 pax attended of which 95 are Old Folks & Children

Date: 11 September 2017
Venue: Shuang Fu Home, OUG (included Angel Home & Bodhi Home)
Note: 300 pax attended of which 140 are Old folks, Children & Physically Challenged

Date: 1 October 2016
Venue: Yayasan Sunbeams Home, Cheras
Note: 155 attended of which 100 are Children

Date: 20 November 2016 (Deepawali)
Venue: Pertubuhan Kebajikan Yesuvin Mahligai (YM) Selangor, Kajang
Note: 135 pax attended of which 70 are Old Folks & Physically Challenged

Date: 20 November 2016
Venue: Pertubuhan Penjagaan Kanak-Kanak Cacat Klang (PPKKCK)
Note: 123 pax attended of which 75 are Old Folks & Physically Challenged

Date: Sunday, 4 December 2016
Venue: Lake View Club, Subang Jaya
Note: 150 pax attended od which 110 are Children from 7 Homes.

Date: 15 January 2017
Venue: SJKC Yuk Chai, Petaling Jaya
Note: 1,000 guests attended our function, 384 of these guests were old folks and children from sixteen (16) Charity Homes.

Date: 26 February 2017
Venue: Lovely Nursing Home, PJ
Note: 133 pax attended of which 80 are Old Folks & Physically Challenged

The above were the nine projects carried so far as of press time. Organising Chairperson Tan Sooi Ann never slowed-down and will continue to look for suitable Homes to do at least 3 more before the end of year at June 2017.

Thank You.

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Lions Club of Damansara Kuala Lumpur

Project Name : Lions Club of Damansara Kuala Lumpur Education Fund Project

Club No. : 5245-036164
Sponsor Club : Damansara (previously we were known as Kepong)
Charter Date : 1978
Charter President : William NS Chew
Centennial President (2016-2017) : Dato’ Amos Siew Boon Yeong
Project Name : Lions Club of Damansara Kuala Lumpur Education Fund Project
Project Description :
Our Club members feel that education is the cornerstone for success in life hence we wish to provide schooling aids for students from lower income groups to motivate them to focus on their studies.
All students were selected based on the agreed criteria (low income, discipline, attendance to school, academic results improvement) by Headmaster/teachers of each school. Each student receives two sets of school uniform, one school bag and two pairs of school shoes.

1. Objective of the Signature Project
It is our hope that by providing the schooling aids to these students, they will dress up well and have the interest go to schools like other students. We want to motivate them to focus on their studies and be successful in life. During the presentation of these school aids we also remind them that the following are the criteria (besides family income) for receiving these aids.
1. Discipline
2. Attendance to school
3. Academic results improvement

2. Started
Year 2008 – we have been doing this every year for the last eight years.

3. Members Involved
More than 30 members will involve to assist

4. Benefited
Every year 7 schools/Homes will be selected and around 300 students will benefit.

5. Man hour spent
(7 schools x 2 lions x 10 hours) + (7 schools x 10 lions x 5 hours) = 490 man hours per year

6. Frequency
Every year (October to November time frame)

7. Fund needed
RM50,000 to 70,000 per year

8. Source of Fund
Lions Club of Damansara KL project fund

9. Critical success factor
1. Commitment – members have a heart for education and strongly feels that education is the cornerstone for success in life.
2. Teamwork – we need a team to carry out this project. Individual Organising Chairperson needs to contact the school, discuss with HM/teacher, agree on the criteria, scrutinize the selected students list, follow-up with sample uniforms sizes/school shoes, deliver the stocks & subsequently arrange presentation of the school aids.
3. Financial – Club must have sufficient fund to sustain the project.

10. Other info
We have a committee managing this project & fund and Chairman is Lion Dato Robert Lim. Under this education project we had previously carried out other projects:
1. Built a school in Jakarta in 2009 to 2010 – USD30K
2. Rebuilt two school libraries & flood relief project in Kelantan 2014 – RM63K
3. Donation to SJKC Desa Jaya new school hall building fund 2015 – RM30K

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Submitted By : Kenny Low