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Durian Charity 2018

The big day finally arrived. We were overwhelmed by the participation of nearly 2000 durian enthusiasts pouring in during the 3 eating sessions. The venue was packed to the brim and extra tables and chairs had to be added.

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BeCause Durian Charity 2018

For the past two months, BeCause Committee had been busy planning our annual fund raising event . We eventually decided to do a Durian Charity for 2018 on Sunday, 15th July 2018.

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Visit to Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Terencat Akal Malaysia (Malaysian Association for the Welfare of Mentally Challenged Children)

The Association was started by Mr. Chang Ming Kiet, who hails from Kuantan. He is about 50 years old and he imports clothes from China for local market . Why he started this home is because of a personal reason. He had a son who had brain fever and became mentally retarded and has since passed away. While caring for the son, he realized many other child

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BeCause Charity Shoot & Bowl 2017

Sometime last year in November 2016, our Society was offered an opportunity to do another fund raising project for Charity. Sunway Megalanes Bowling and Galactic Laser kindly offered to provide us their facilities for 1/2 day’s free gaming sessions on 12th June 2017, a public holiday.

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2017 BeCause Charity Shoot & Bowl

In 2015, BeCause successfully organised a Charity Treasure Hunt at Sunway Pyramid to raise funds for two worthy causes. This event attracted more than 500 participants and the amount raised exceeded our target.

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Non-Profit Organisations in Focus: Bodhi Home Care Cheras and Pusat Penjagaan Warga Emas Chan

Bodhi Homecare is housed in a temple in the predominantly low cost housing area in a part of Cheras. The temple was established by a Chinese monk. In 1999, shortly after obtaining registration as a Society, the monk passed away. A lay committee with Jim and Cheng Yuit as caretakers took over to look after the place. Due to its pleasant surroundings and the presence of a large statue of Quan Yin (Buddha of Compassion), the locals would come to the temple to seek blessings. Some despondents who gave up on their sick/problematic children would leave them at the temple gates.

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Assisi Palliative Care Appeal

In early February 2016, BeCause received a request to help with a fund raising effort by Assisi Palliative Care ("ASPAC"), a hospice NGO headed by Dr. Patricia Por.

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Bodhi Homecare Cheras Stupa Project

In June 2016, BeCause members were invited to attend a Guan Yin holy day at Bodhi Homecare Cheras ("Bodhi Home"). Besides the usual making of offerings and seeking of blessings by devotees, friends and supporters of the centre, Bodhi Home also distributed ang pows to the less fortunate and needy who form the majority in the neighbourhood of Kampung Ikan Mas.

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Bringing Joy and Cheer to Children for the Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday

In celebration with HRH the Sultan of Selangor's birthday, BeCause was requested by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation to invite orphans, underprivileged and abandoned children to the TrickStars - Masters of Trickery show held at Sunway Lagoon on Thursday, 10th Dec 2015

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BeCause Charity Treasure Hunt 2015 – a roaring success!

That was a question many asked us before and on that day. The straightforward reply was easy because it coincided with Malaysia Day, a public holiday. A day which all Malaysians celebrate. What better way to do that than by taking part in a charity event with the theme: "Hunt with Fun & Purpose"!

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