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Two NGOs get RM55,000 each from charity run
Published on: Friday, November 01, 2019
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KOTA KINABALU: The 19th Sutera Harbour 7K Charity Run which was held on July 27 collected RM110,519.54 with each beneficiary, Sabah Thalassaemia Society and Special Olympics Sabah, receiving RM55, 259.77 each.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Sutera Harbour Resort, Gerard Tan presented the cheques to beneficiaries at the 7K Charity Run cheque presentation event at Sutera Harbour Marina and Country Club, Wednesday. 

He handed over the cheque to Francis Mujim, representing the Sabah Thalassaemia Society, and Ngo York Kong, Treasurer of Special Olympics Sabah.

Tan expressed his gratitude to more than 7,000 supporters of the 7K Charity Run, whose continuous support has made the Charity Run the biggest charity event in Kota Kinabalu.

He also thanked the State Ministry of Youth and Sports, City Hall, Federal Youth and Sports Department Sabah, Sports Commissioner, city police, Music Rights Malaysia and volunteers for their support.

He also expressed his appreciation to all the sponsors; Sports Toto, Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu, Sounds Tech Production as the Contributing Sponsors, Ultron as the Official Apparel, 100Plus and Moma Water as the Official Drink, Astro Radio Sabah as the Official Radio Station.

He also thanked schools, private parties, members of the media, as well as the public for their continuous support through their donations as well as participation in the SH7K2019 Charity Run.

According to Tan, the 20th Sutera Harbour 7K Charity Run will be on July 18, 2020, Saturday. He hopes that the community, especially those who are living around Kota Kinabalu will continue to support this charitable event as the amount of Thalassaemia seems to be rising each year and needs the help of the community even more. 

Also present to witness the presentation were Renee from Sports Toto, Vivian Lui and Lucy Lui from Moma Water, Rick Blackie the General Manager of Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club and Gerry D’Cruz the General Manager of The Pacific Sutera Hotel.

 

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