Yayasan donated RM250,000 to the Pusat Hemodialisis Mawar as treatment cost to the needy failure patients.
Yayasan donated RM1 million to SJK (C) Shin Min for its school building fund to cater for the increasing number of students.
Under its School Adoption Programme, Yayasan adopted five secondary schools in Sabah. Financial assistance was given to the schools to improve their infrastructure and other educational needs.
IOI launched the “Going GREEN, Living CLEAN” campaign where qualified customers were given an eco-friendly reusable shopping bag while shopping at its various business outlets namely IOI Mall Puchong, IOI Mall Kulai, Puteri Mart and IOI Mart. The campaign is part of IOI’s CSR initiatives to educate the public on conservation by reducing the usage of plastic bags.
In conjunction with the Christmas celebration, Putrajaya Marriott Hotel held a Christmas Charity Benefit where more than 175 children from four different orphanages namely Rumah Shalom, Rumah Charis, Rumah Faith and House of Joy were invited to the lunch. The event was graced by Datuk Joseph Salang, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The Yayasan’s Young Achievers’ Awards ceremony was held at IOI Research Centre in Malacca whereby 69 outstanding scholastic achievers in the UPSR, PMR, SPM and STPM category were given awards in the categories of gold, silver, bronze and commendation.
IOI Palm Villa at Kulai organized a Charity Golf Tournament and successfully raised RM15,000 for a little girl who was diagnosed with chronic lung disease and had to depend on an “oxygen concentrator” to help her breathe normally. The fund raised will be used for her medical treatment.
Yayasan Tan Sri Dato’ Lee Shin Cheng presented scholarships amounting to RM582,000 to 17 students during an award presentation held at Palm Garden Hotel. It was part of IOI’s CSR initiatives in human capital development.
Palm Garden Hotel hosted a Hari Raya Charity hi-tea at the Perdana Ballroom for orphans and the needy from the Sepang District. A total of 100 orphans and the needy were treated to a sumptuous lunch together with their clients.
Yayasan was the premier sponsor for the Malaysia International Conference on Foreign Languages and Communication, University Putra Malaysia held on 14-15 Aug 2007 at Putrajaya Marriott Hotel. The conference aims to generate interest in the teaching and learning of foreign languages as well as to bring forth discussions of the challenges confronting both private and public bodies concerned with the effects of globalization and the creation of harmonious and beneficial international relations.