AMBANK Group has pledged to donate RM500,000 to Tabung Covid-19 via Mercy Malaysia as part of its efforts to assist with the relief initiatives and cushion the severe impact of Covid-19 on the national healthcare system.
“We hope this contribution would ease the burden of our healthcare frontliners and workers during this challenging period. Our gratitude and prayers are with those who are working tirelessly around the clock in combating this health crisis,” said Tan Sri Azman Hashim, chairman, AmBank Group.
“Besides this, we are also exploring other means of assistance where AmBank Group is able to lend a helping hand for the benefit of the community in facing this outbreak.”
AmBank Group in collaboration with PichaEats will also be sponsoring over 200 meals daily in total for lunch and dinner to Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and Putrajaya Hospital frontliners; doctors and nurses during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.
The banking group said it continuously plays its corporate responsibility role for the community at large, irrespective of race, creed or religion as “we contribute to the sustainable development of the community within which we operate.
“This initiative has been and will continue to be the mainstay in our approach to community care programmes. A project such as this helps to meet our objective to play an effective corporate role as a socially responsible corporate citizen,” it added. — April 3, 2020, Bernama