Saturday, 17 December 2011

ELKEN Foundation - Dedicated to leaving a lasting legacy of love, trust, compassion and a heart for humanity


Enriching Lives Together is both the vision and objective of ELKEN business. The alleviation of poverty and suffering, the fostering of self-reliance and empowerment of the disadvantaged and underprivileged through education and training and the promotion of the spirit of caring and sharing embody the reasons for setting up of ELKEN Foundation.
Through various avenues and channels, ELKEN Foundation helps, partners and collaborates with similar minded individuals and organizations in activities for the betterment of lives in its community, society, nation and to the world.
As a socially responsible organization, ELKEN Sdn Bhd through the efforts and initiatives ELKEN Foundation hopes to contribute positively and support community welfare and socially uplifting causes and initiatives thus touching lives and impacting the community in the various countries where ELKEN operates.
Thus the legacy in which ELKEN Foundation hope to leave behind are the memories of the people in which it had impacted is that of love, trust, compassion and a heart for humanity.

Community

Celebrates Prosperity Toss with the UnderprivilegedIn the festive spirit & Chinese tradition of tossing Yee Sang in the hope of receiving good fortune and prosperity, ELKEN Foundation presented 650 boxes of Yee Sang and other festive gifts worth over RM18,000 to various charitable organizations including Living Home, Dengkil Orphanage, Semoa, home for the Orang Asli children, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Kanak-kanak Cacat, Grace Home, Rumah KIDS, FOOD BANKS as well as several Soup Kitchens for the poor or marginalized in KL.
Elken Quacky RunELKEN Foundation marks another milestone in supporting and sponsoring RM150,000 in cash and prizes to the ELKEN QUACKY RUN in aid of 'Passionately YOU' campaign, advocating breast cancer awareness and fund raising for cancer treatment.
Healthy Treats to 800 ChildrenIn conjunction with World Health Day, ELKEN Foundation distributed healthy and delightful treats of egg rolls, organic dried cherry tomatoes and vitamic C supplements worth RM87,000 to 800 underprivileged children from charitable homes and poor-funded schools throughout various states in Malaysia that were under Living Hope's patronage at Harvest Centre in Sentul.
Raya Cheer to All RacesELKEN Foundation presented 6,000 boxes of dates worth RM103,500 to Living Hope Malaysia and Grace Community Services, two non-governmental charitable organizations (NGOs) as part of their corporate social responsibility program.
Blood DonationIn collaboration with National Blood Bank and local hospitals, ELKEN staffs and network distributors from its head office in KL as well as its branches in Penang, Seberang Jaya, Ipoh, Kuantan, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Singapore and Brunei, played various roles in welcoming and attending to the overwhelming response of blood donors. In Malaysia, a total of 2,544 bags of blood were successfully gathered while in Singapore and Brunei, the total number touched 302.

Development

Young Ambassador ProgrammeThe specially tailored program titled, "The Young Ambassador Holiday Program," demonstrates how 3 days of intensive learning and development course can make a big difference to an orphaned child. About 30 childen from Compassion Home Subang and Rumah Kids Klang were invited to attend this very special 3 days of intensive fun & learning school holiday program organised by PJ Live Arts.

Welfare Relief

Szechuan EarthquakeIn 2008, ELKEN donated RM100,000 to the Szechuan earthquake and Myanmar cyclone disaster victims as part of its corporate responsibility programme.

Arts and Culture

An Evening with Stellar Vocalists'An Evening with Stellar Vocalists' would be the best opportunity to enjoy and to be mesmerized by the perfect fusion of philharmonic from eastern and western while contributing to the underprivileged. Profits of the event will be donated to the charitable organizations by ELKEN Foundation.