200 free meals for the needy, OKU and orphans

Kathryn Wee (second right) distributes free lunch packs to Kuching Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Intellectually Disabled Adults Society as Richard Wee and Georgina Chong look on.

KUCHING: The Women Section of Federation Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Division Chinese Association together with Mirage Club Sarawak jointly distributed 200 free meals to the needy, people with disabilities (OKU) and orphans at Mandarin Restaurant on Saturday (July 24).

The federation said the initiative was one of the activities organised by the Women Section in response to the current pandemic situation.

The theme of the event was “A packet of food full with love, a satisfying meal full of happiness’.

“The distinguished guests who attended the event included the federation’s president Datuk Richard Wee, the federation’s executive advisor Michael Teo, the federation’s Women Section chief Georgina Chong and the executive advisor for the Women Section Foo Kee Ann and the chief of the Disaster Relief Team Kapitan Ethan Tan.

“Mirage Club Sarawak’s president Datin Amar Kathryn Wee was also present,” it said in a statement Sunday (July 25).

Chairperson of Mirage Club Sarawak Datin Dona Wee (second left) distributes the free lunch packs.

Chong said the two-day event received overwhelming response. 

“On Saturday (July 24), 200 lunch packs prepared by the Mandarin Restaurant were distributed to the public. 100 lunch packs were also delivered to the Cheshire Home and Salvation Army Boys’ and Girls’ Home,” she said.

She thanked all who were involved in making the event a success.

“I would like to thank the federation’s president, the chairman Mirage Club Sarawak and the executive advisor of the Women Section for the participation and assistance.

“In addition to that, I would like to thank Datin Amar Kathryn Wee for her generous donation of six boxes of milk tea and 10 boxes of mineral water as well as Mandarin Hotel for preparing such delicious lunch packs,” she added.

Members of the public collect the free lunch packs.