PENANG – A charity concert titled, “Anonymous Love”, held by the students of Han Chiang University College of Communications (HCUC) in Diploma in Mass Communications (Public Relations & Advertising), has managed to raise a total of RM15,000 in education funds for House of Hope, Penang.
Committee Chairperson, Amanda Khaw Mei Jing stated that the concert’s theme, “Spring”, symbolises the sprouting of new hope and aims to assist the underprivileged children in obtaining educational opportunities through the donation of educational funds.
She emphasized that regardless of the background of these children, she hopes that each and every one of them can receive a basic education.
House of Hope Penang, was established in 1993 as a charitable organisation, which has previously aided individuals in overcoming drug addiction, provided assistance to troubled children and youth to get back on track, and distributed meals to the elderly. Therefore, the committee decided to raise funds for this organisation.
In her speech, House of Hope Penang Manager, Fu Xinxin mentioned that the institution’s focus is to help underprivileged children obtain the opportunity to attend school. Currently, they are emphasizing providing supplementary classes for the children, so more volunteers are needed. The “Anonymous Love” donation provides the children at the institution with a minimum monthly meal allowance of RM100.
She expressed her gratitude to the more than 500 attendees present at the event, and thanked the 35 sponsors, 11 committee members, and volunteers who contributed to the success of the concert.
The performers for the day included Han University Dance Troupe, singer Diorlying Tan, Firdhaus, among others. During the event, singer Diorlying Tan auctioned her autograph on a “Anonymous Love” memorial shirt, which was bought by Han Chiang High School student Cai Bochen for RM 521.