Kuala Lumpur, 17th June 2010: – A local Non-Governmental Organization, Islamic Outreach ABIM invites Malaysian community members to sign up for their annual “Walk For Charity” event on Sunday July 25 2010 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. Participants can register by calling 0342569822.
The “Walk for Charity”, sponsored by various corporate organizations, including Bank Simpanan Nasional and Maybank Islamic, MAIS, Gardenia and many others, will benefit a number of its activities including Children Welfare & Sponsorship Program, Awareness Through Mosque Tour, Orang Asli Socio-Economic Development Program, Hospital Visit Task Force. Registration for the event is at RM15 and RM10 for students. All participants will receive a “goodie bag” filled by event sponsors with a complimentary event T-shirt.
The walkathon starts at 7:30 a.m., with participant and sponsor registration beginning at 6.30a.m. Sign up is at the registration tent on the corner of the main parking lot. Various viewing stations and tents will be set up along the path for supporters to watch and sponsors to distribute water and other items.
“This is our second season hosting this walkathon and we hope that every year we will not only accomplish our fundraising goals, but continue to increase participation from people from all walks of life,” said Azril Mohd Amin, Chairman of Islamic Outreach ABIM. “With the help of Malaysian businesses and exciting post-event gifts, we anticipate doubling event attendance in 2010.”
Following the event, participants are invited to a complimentary drink, catered by our sponsors. Prizes will be awarded for the most pledges raised, first to cross the finish line, and most enthusiastic walker.