Council ropes in more partners for Community Pantry programme

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KUCHING: Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) is collaborating with CS Supermarket, Everwin, Teck Kong Supermarket, BB Supermarket and Everise Supermarket on its ‘Community Pantry’ programme to help the needy.

Organising chairman, Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok said the programme is part of the council’s social development programme to assist those in need during the movement control order (MCO) amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Food baskets will be distributed at the selected supermarkets starting from 3 pm daily,” he said during a food distribution at CS Supermarket today.

The supermarket will also be carrying out the ‘Community Pantry’ programme at its Kuching Branch.

The Community Pantry programme was started by MPKS with pioneering partners – LePaPa Market, Farley Supermarket, E-mart Unaco Mart, H&L Supermarket, Sensen Department Store, Elli Supermarket and Aiman Mall.

MPKS thanked all the supermarkets and departmental stores for their assistance during this difficult period.

Also present during the programme were MPKS chairman Datuk Peter Minos and CS Group operation manager Nicolas Lim.

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