Volkswagen and Malaysian Relief Agency helped 850 victims with post-flood recovery

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) donated RM20,000 to the Malaysian Relief Agency (MRA) to help victims with post-flood recovery. Beneficiaries are made up of 850 victims from 170 families in Teluk Gong, Klang.

VPCM’s donation was channelled towards providing essential food packs and electrical appliances such as rice cooker, kettle, and blender. A group of VPCM employees also volunteered with MRA over the weekends to extend a helping hand too.

MRA is a humanitarian organisation that focuses on assisting those affected by natural disasters or armed conflicts.

“It is a sobering reality that thousands of Malaysians are still facing the impact and damages left behind in the wake of the severe floods.”

“At VPCM, we believe that it is our social responsibility to help those in need as our #WeNotMe spirit extends beyond the company. We hope that our contributions would help the victims to rebuild their lives,” expressed VPCM, Managing Director, Erik Winter.

MRA’s Vice President, Khairil Annuar Khalid said, “MRA’s distribution of assistance is based on phases and as the emergency phase ends, MRA will continue to assist in the early recovery phase. We welcome and are happy to receive funds from the public and corporate bodies such as VPCM who generously contributed RM 20,000. At this stage, it is such a relief for victims who have lost everything to be given assistance in any form.”

To recap, VPCM is offering 30% off parts and labour for repair works to assist Volkswagen owners whose vehicles were affected by the floods. Additionally, VPCM is participating in the government’s Keluarga Malaysia Automotive Discount Voucher initiative where owners can claim up to RM1,000 for repair or replacement.

VPCM further added for those who just wish to contribute to MRA’s post-flood relief assistance can donate to Tabung Bantuan Kecemasan Mengharungi Monsun MRA (CIMB Bank – Malaysian Relief Agency – Account no. 86000 59478).


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