Journalist group hosts blood donation drive, the fifth since last year

Andy Jong (right) receiving the sponsorship from Regal Marketing and Trading Sdn Bhd (Indocafe) Area Manager, Goh Teck

MIRI, Dec 16: The Northern Sarawak Journalists Association (NSJA) will be organising a blood donation campaign on Jan 3 next year (Sunday).

The event is scheduled to start from 9am until 1pm will be held at First Floor New Wing, Bintang Megamall Miri.

NSJA president, Andy Jong Wan Joon revealed that the blood donation campaign will be the fifth event organised by the association since the year 2019, the third time cooperates with Shun Shen Lee Trading Sdn Bhd.

“The campaign is our initiative to raise public awareness on the importance of donating blood and that replenishing the bloodstock is one of the voluntary work that the public could do to help others.

“Miri Blood Bank need a stable stock of blood of various types to prepare for any emergency, particularly during the festive season and we are happy that we are contributing to the noble cause,” said Andy Jong.

Jong who is also the campaign’s organising chairman also took the opportunity to express gratitude to Co-organizer by Shun Shen Lee Trading Sdn Bhd, Sponsors, namely Shen Shun Lee Trading Sdn Bhd, Regal Marketing & Trading Sdn. Bhd (Indocafe) , Maestro Swiss Trading (Vico), Bintang Megamall Miri as well as collaborating bodies –
Miri Hospital, Miri Blood Bank, MRC Miri Chapter, Miri Fire and Rescue Department Zone 6, for their support.

He added that successful donors at the campaign, will each receive a packet of 5kg Shun rice sponsored by Shun Shen Lee Trading Sdn Bhd, Indocafe and Vico goodies, a limited edition Angpow packet, Calendar 2021, and an Appreciation Certificate From NSJA.

The blood donation campaign will be grace by Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau at 10.30 am.

Other guests expected to come are Director of Miri Hospital Dr Jack Wong Siew Yu, Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Zone 6 Miri Chief Supt Law Poh Kiong, Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Miri District Miri Blood Recruitment Committee deputy chairman Karambir Singh, Shun Shen Lee Trading Sdn Bhd branch manager (Miri) Jimmy Yii Jiun Hieng, Bintang Megamall event manager Allen Wong Lung Hing. – DayakDaily