Thursday, December 30, 2004

Tsunami

This is easy as ABC, so for those who has a maybank account, has access to internet and have the user id to goes in to Maybank2u, do contribute. Below is an extract from STAR newspaper. Also this blog http://tsunamihelp.blogspot.com/ has a lot of information.

RM520,000 collected so far

2nd Jans 2005

KUALA LUMPUR: The Star/ Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund continued to receive overwhelming support from bank customers and the public with donations now exceeding RM520,000 after three days.
A Maybank spokesperson said more than RM120,000 was received as at 5pm yesterday despite it being the New Year holiday.
All donations to the fund will go to Tabung Bantuan Bencana Negara managed
by the Malaysian National Disaster Management and Relief Committee.
Maybank has set up two accounts for the purpose – No. 1-14013-16909-2 and 5-14011-38907-2.
More information on the Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund is available at www.maybank2u.com.

31st Dec 2004
KUALA LUMPUR:
The Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund has received overwhelming support from Malaysians nationwide, with more than RM100,000 collected as at 6pm on the first day.
Maybank said in a statement that due to the strong response, the bank has created an additional account to make it easier and faster for the public to make their contributions.
Contributions to the fund can now be made to either account numbers 114013169092 or 514011389072. The donation campaign ends on Jan 31.
All contributions will be channelled to Tabung Bantuan Bencana Negara managed by the Malaysian National Disaster Management and Relief Committee.
The Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund now stands at more than RM900,000, including a contribution of RM800,000 from the bank. The bank also donated RM200,000 to the Indonesian government’s tsunami relief efforts.
A Maybank spokesperson said the bank was touched by the generosity of caring Malaysians.
A Star spokesperson said if every one of the seven million Maybank customers were to make a RM1 donation, the fund would exceed RM7 million.
“Every ringgit counts. It will go a long way to help in the relief efforts” he said.
Maybank customers or members of the public who wish to donate may do so at any Maybank branch (cash or cheque), Maybank cheque deposit machine or through third party transfer at Maybank ATMs nationwide as well as via Maybank2u.com.

30th Dec 2004
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Bhd, the country’s largest bank, is teaming up with The Star, to launch The Star/ Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund to collect money for the tsunami victims.
Money collected will go to the Tabung Bantuan Bencana Negara managed by the National Disaster Management and Relief Committee.
To give The Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund a good head start, the bank has pledged RM800,000 to the fund.
At the same time, the bank will also be donating RM200,000 to the Indonesian government’s Tabung Bencana Tsunami Indonesia bringing the bank’s total donations to RM1mil.
In collaboration with The Star, Maybank is offering several channels for those who wish to contribute to the victims of the disaster that affected parts of West Malaysia.
Maybank customers (there are more than seven million) and members of the public who wish to donate may do so at any Maybank branch (by cash or cheque) or through third party transfer at Maybank ATMs nationwide as well as via maybank2u.com.
The account number for The Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund is No. 114013169092. This account will be opened for a month from Dec 29, 2004 to Jan 31, 2005.
“Maybank is deeply saddened by the loss of lives and suffering brought about by the tsunami and offers its condolences to those affected.
“It hopes that its contribution as well as those received by the fund will help alleviate the sufferings of the victims and enable them to recover quickly from the tragedy” said a Maybank statement.
More information on The Star/Maybank Tsunami Relief Fund is available at
www.maybank2u.com


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