PPB staff celebrated the Chinese New Year in 2018 with the residents of En Yuan Old Folks Home (En Yuan) and Yi Xing USJ Old Folks Home (Yi Xing).
PPB staff visited En Yuan on 9 February, had lunch and played several fun games with them. Located in Kampung Tunku, Petaling Jaya, En Yuan currently has 27 residents. En Yuan received a microwave oven, 3 units of stand fans as well as a printer and every resident was given an angpow from PPB.
On 14 February, PPB staff brought the residents of Yi Xing for a scrumptious CNY lunch at a restaurant near by their home. PPB contributed the lighting and ceiling fans to brighten their home and gave an angpow to every resident. Yi Xing currently has 22 residents aged between 50-89 years old.
On a separate occasion, Cheras LeisureMall invited 100 senior citizens from five charity homes for a CNY luncheon. The participating senior citizens were from Rumah Charis, Little Sisters of the Poor, Persatuan Kebajikan dan Social Kim Loo Ting KL, Bodhi Home Care, and Persatuan Rumah Caring Kajang. The senior citizens were also treated to a lion dance performance followed by a line-up of entertainment starting with the appearance of veteran artiste Cheng Kam Cheong, affectionately known as ‘Cheong Kor’; a special flower dance performance as well as acrobatic and mask-changing performances; singing of golden oldies by renowned artistes, Wilson Tin, Jericash Chan and Lim Ming Hui and lastly, the appearance of the God of Prosperity. The senior citizens received angpows and other gifts in conjunction with the celebration.