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Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Foundation



The Goldis Group plays an active role in education by contributing to a scholarship program initiated by Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Foundation. Scholarships that cover tuition fees, books, lodgings and living allowances are awarded to needy and deserving students who exhibit motivation, initiative and exceptional performance.

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On Going
GTower e-Cycle Campaign



“e-Cycle Campaign” is a compelling e-waste awareness, collection and donation campaign via GivingIsGold.org in collaboration with SOLS Tech. With this campaign, GTower has become the e-waste collection hub. The collected items would be re-furbished by SOLS Tec first before being handed over to charity homes and the needy.

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(2015)
Donation Drop Box for Flood victims


From December 2014 to January 2015, floods had affected Malaysia. More than 200,000 people were affected while 21 people were killed. This flood had been described as the worst flood in decades. GivingIsGold organized an East Coast Post-Flood Relief and set up a donation drop box at the lobby of GTower. All the donations were channelled to Malaysian Red Crescent to fund the distribution of relief items to flood victims.

GTower Hotel also channelled their donations of relief items to Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur for distribution to the flood victims in the East coast.

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(2015)
Giving with Heart

Encouraging long-term and sustainable growth in children is one of Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd’s (“Macro Lynx”) visions. Macro Lynx had crystalised the dreams of 18 children from Rumah Kasih through their CSR program with a tagline “Giving with Heart”. The children encountered real-life experiences, empowerment, inspiration and edutainment fun in a kid-sized city at KidZania.

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(2015)
Donation to Nepal Earthquake victims

The April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed over 8,000 people and injured more than 21,000. Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd set up donation boxes within GTower building to raise funds with the aim of helping those affected by the natural disaster and collected a total of RM613.25 which was channelled to Mercy Malaysia to assist victims of the disaster.

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(2015)
GTower Charity Run


Another community program organized by Elements Gym Sdn Bhd to raise money for a local charity home, Agathians Shelter, was through the GTower Charity Run. The charity home, which is one of the registered charity homes in GivingIsGold.org, provides shelter to 40 boys with ages ranging between 5 years old to 20 years old. Cash collections raised through this run, was used to purchase items needed by the homes such as washing machine, rice cooker and water heater among other needs.

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(2015)
Donation to Persatuan Kebajikan Anak Pesakit HIV/AIDS

Sonata Vision Sdn Bhd donated RM18,213.39 from the partial proceeds received on a monthly basis from a special event at View Rooftop Bar to Persatuan Kebajikan Anak Pesakit HIV/AIDS Nurul Iman Malaysia (PERNIM) to aid their monthly expenses.

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(2015)
Pertiwi Soup Kitchen, Community outreach

Sonata Vision Sdn Bhd also collaborated with one of Malaysia’s NGO, Pertiwi Soup Kitchen to work together in community outreach. Sonata Vision donated bread to facilitate special humanitarian food-aid service project in conjunction with Malaysia Day.

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(2014)
GTower Charity Run


The first annual “GTower Charity Run 2014” was organized by Elements Gym Sdn Bhd (“EG”) and open for EG members and the public to raise fund for Agathians Shelter, home to underprivileged children.

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(2014)
Visit to the Home of Peace and Rumah Kasih


Home of Peace received the mosquito netting for doors and windows whilst Rumah Kasih was given some household items and stationery.

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(2014)
“Dine for a Cause”


Sonata Vision also launched its own initiative, a “Dine for a Cause” campaign by donating its proceeds from selected menu to Sonata Vision’s adopted charity home, Pusat Jagaan Nuri. In April 2014, Sonata Vision has donated 5 units of steel wardrobe to Pusat Jagaan Nuri via GivingIsGold.org from its collection from the “Dine for a Cause” campaign.

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(2013)
Visit to Rumah Titian Kaseh

Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd donated cash to fix pipe leakages and damaged doors in Rumah Titian Kaseh. It also fulfilled the requests for items made by Rumah Titian Kaseh via GivingIsGold.

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(2013)
Visit to Pusat Dyslexia Malaysia (Ampang)

The employees of Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd contributed their time to be with the children of Pusat Dyslexia Malaysia (Ampang), a registered charity home under GivingIsGold. Scores of activities and games including a get together lunch were organized. The children enjoyed the colouring contest the most with FaberCastell donating 30 boxes of crayons to the home.

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(2012)
Visit to Rumah Titian Kaseh

The employees of Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd lend their time and energy to help the needy in Rumah Titian Kaseh in conjuction with Valentine’s Day. Besides playing games with the kids and sharing breakfast and lunch with them, a gotong royong and repair project was conducted by the volunteers. Macro Lynx also donated books, pillows, tools and other essential items to the home.

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Charity Visit to Orang Asli Settlement

G Fish (Asia) Sdn Bhd operates an aquaculture fish farm at Jalan Kampong Orang Asli Buloh Telor, off Jalan Ampang Pechah, Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor where there are about 35 orang asli families with 40 school going children living in the village nearby. The company initiated a donation drive where funds collected were used to purchase school shoes, rice and other food stuff which were then distributed to the villagers and children.

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Visit to Orphanage and Old Folks Home

GTower Hotel brought cheer to orphanages and old folks by contributing pillows to Mettahome Group and Tong Sim Senior Citizens Care Centre.

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(2011)
Environmental and Conservation Programme

Macro Lynx Sdn Bhd (“Macro Lynx”) commemorated the importance of CSR through an environmental and conservation programme. This was done through efforts made during their Family Day held at Sri Rusa, Port Dickson where their staff and their family members collected 145 kilogrammes of debris and litters along Tanjung Biru beach. Effective Microorganisms (“EM”) mud balls were also placed into the mangrove swamps to enhance the vitality of the local ecology in the area.

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Sharing the joy of the Lunar New Year

With Chinese New Year 2011 in full swing, Elements Gym Sdn Bhd welcomed the New Year by electing the children of Agathians Shelter as its long term community outreach partner. As part of an ongoing outreach to the home and its children, Elements Gym organized a Chinese New Year lunch complete with Lion Dance and lucky red packets for the children. It was a jubilant atmosphere as gym members joined the celebration and got to know the children. Apart from spending time with the team and gym members, the gleeful children got front row seats during the Lion Dance performance which culminated in the handing out of ‘ang-pows’ and a buffet lunch on the gym’s outdoor garden terrace.

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(2010)
Donation to Agathians Shelter

Elements Gym Sdn Bhd organized a donation drive among the Goldis Group for Agathians Shelter, an orphanage.

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GTower Hotel hosted Andy Pag’s stay

As a green hotel property, GTower Hotel is committed to supporting the initiative of organization or individuals that raise awareness on green causes. GTower Hotel hosted Andy Pag’s stay for the Kuala Lumpur leg of his round the world journey called the ‘BioTruck’, an expedition committed to going green in November 2010. As part of his stay, Mr Pag was engaged in various media activities detailing both the hotel and BioTruck’s commitment to going green.

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(2010)
Goldis Spreads New Year Cheer to Young and Old



The Goldis Group spreads festive cheer to both young and old by visiting old folks at Selangor King George V Silver Jubilee Fund and orphans from childcare centre Yayasan Sunbeams Home. Using donations collected from the staff at the last Christmas Party, the Company matched the final value dollar for dollar to buy essential supplies ranging from food, stationeries and toiletries for the residents of both senior folks and children home.

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(2009)
Powering Youth’09



Macro Kiosk Berhad continues its commitment towards building youths in Malaysia by supporting the much anticipated YOUTH' 09, Malaysia's Largest Youth Festival that was held from 9th to 11th January 2009 in PWTC.

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(2008)
In Aid of the Sichuan Earthquake Tragedy



Macro Kiosk Berhad initiated a charity collaboration with Halo Music (Malaysia) in aid of the Sichuan Earthquake Tragedy to enable mobile downloads for the song "Love and Hope" written by JJ Lin. Through this initiative, fans of JJ Lin were able to contribute RM5 per download to the Earthquake Fund. Macro Kiosk also ran an internal fundraising drive amongst its subsidiaries and successfully collected a donation amounting to RM20,000 which was presented to the China Embassy in Malaysia.

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Charity Visit to House of Joy and Sungei Way Old Folks Home




Eluxion Media Sdn Bhd organized a charity visit to the House of Joy and Sungei Way Old Folk Home. All the employees pulled together efforts to donate money and contribute goods to help these homes. The team spent a day with the kids and senior folks, bringing them food to share and cheer to their face.

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Powering Youth’08



Macro Kiosk Berhad became the sponsor of the inaugural Youth ’08 and was named as the event official sms provider. Youth ’08 provides a platform to promote and highlight the main aspects of the trendy Malaysian youth lifestyle - entrepreneurship, education, entertainment, fashion, health, technology, career and charity, in line with Macro Kiosk Berhad’s commitment in developing the skills and talents of a young workforce.

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(2007)
MSC Malaysia Flood Victims Fund



Macro Kiosk Berhad donated cash to the MSC Malaysia Flood Victims Fund in aid of school going Orang Asli children of Rompin, Pahang who were affected by the flood disaster that hit the state of Pahang Darul Makmur.

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Lions and Leo Club Blood Donation



Macro Kiosk Berhad supported the blood donation campaign organized by Lions & Leo Club of Petaling Jaya Metro by becoming the official sms service provider with free sms technological service and back-up.

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MAA MEDIcare Kidney Fund



Macro Kiosk Berhad, in support of the Kidney Charity fundraiser organized by MAA MEDIcare, purchased a cinema hall for the premiership of the movie “Pirates of the Carribean 3 : At World’s End’. The charity fund was formed in 1994 to provide dialysis treatment subsidies to end stage renal failure patients in Malaysia.

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Nation Care Charity Show 2007



Macro Kiosk Berhad once again sponsored the Nation Care Charity Show with free sms technological services and maintenance including hundreds of man-hours to run the project. The show achieved a remarkable donation amounting to RM1.2 million which was contributed to the Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor and Federal Territory.

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Malaysian Thalassaemia Fund

Goldis Berhad donated RM30,000 cash to the Malaysian Thalassaemia Fund in aid of Thalassaemia sufferers.

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(2006)
Nation Care Charity Show 2006



Macro Kiosk Berhad sponsored the Nation Care Charity Show with free sms technological solutions as well as committing work-hours to run the project. The show achieved a remarkable donation amounting to RM1.5 million which was contributed to the Sau Seng Lam Haemodialysis and Stroke Rehabilitation Centre.

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South Asian Earthquake Victims Fund Fundraising project coordinated by PEACE Malaysia



Macro Kiosk Berhad donated the entire proceeds from its portion of the revenue share of the campaign to the PEACE Malaysia’s South Asian Earthquake Victims Fund and provided the campaign with sms technological services and hundreds of man-hours at no cost.

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(February 2005)
Gold IS Donation for Tsunami Relief (Sinabeuk near Banda Acheh)





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(19 January 2005)
Donation of Portable UF Package System (Water Treatment) for Tsunami Victims




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24 December 2004
Grand Christmas Bash for old folk and orphans - by Sweat Club Sdn Bhd




The Malay Mail - 24.12.04
Sweat Club helps sponsor a Christmas bash for 80 old folk and orphans
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11 March 2004
Gold IS Bhd Group gave a donation of RM7,500.00 to "The Befrienders Kuala Lumpur" - A centre that alleviates distress and helps to reduce the risk of suicide in the community.


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11 March 2004
Gold IS Bhd Group gave a donation of RM2,500.00 to "Agape Counselling Centre Malaysia" - A centre that:

• Conducts motivation camp meetings for primary and secondary school
  children
• Conducts talks and seminars
• Organises pre-marital camp meetings for couples
• Conducts advance play therapy courses to sharpen parenting skills
• Co-operates with Lembaga Penduduk dan Pembangunan Keluarga
• Negara (LPPKN) in launching the "SmartStart" Projects for newlywed
  couples


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12 July 2003
Under privileged kids take part in kickfit class - by Sweat Club Sdn Bhd




The Star 12.7.2003
Sweat Club showing underprivileged children how to kickfit to a healthy life.


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Diversified Healthcare Services Sdn Bhd ("DHS")
There are 4 students under the scholarships sponsored by DHS. Three of them have graduated in 2005/2006 whilst the other one graduated in April 2008.




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