KUALA LUMPUR, 26 JUNE 2016 (Sunday) – Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) in collaboration with YAYASAN NOAH successfully organised the Raya Shopping Spree with Madrasah Hashimiah Kids, at Mydin’s Wholesale Hypermarket Store, USJ Subang Jaya.
The aim of the Programme was to give the less fortunate children at Madrasah Hashimiah a special treat in the form of a “Shopping Excursion” for their new Raya attire. Madrasah Anak-anak Yatim dan Tahfiz Quran Hashimiah is the school for Orphans and Tahfiz Quran, under the purview of Ustaz Al-Hafiz Hashim bin Kassim, who is the Founder and Principal of the school. There are a total of 135 children studying at the school, from Rohingya, Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia.
The programme was also joined by 132 students from UNIRAZAK, to assist the kids on buying their new Hari Raya attire and necessities. The shopping spree started at 10.30 am and ended at 1.00 pm, before the programme ended there was a photo session with UNIRAZAK students and Yayasan Noah with the Madrasah Hashimiah kids. On behalf of Yayasan Noah, YBhg. Datuk Mohd Nizar Najib (Alternate Director) presented a cheque to Ustaz Al-Hafiz Hashim. Meanwhile, Prof. Dr. Samsinar Md. Saidin, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & Student Affairs), UNIRAZAK also donated school bags for the children of Madrasah Hashimiah. Gracing the event was also the Chairman of Yayasan Noah, YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Faridah Abdullah. “Seeing the happiness on the childrens faces is enough to make you cry” said Datin Paduka Dr. Faridah.
For the event, UNIRAZAK’s role is as organiser and Noah Foundation is the main sponsor for the Raya Shopping Spree, spending a total sum of RM32,800.00. UNIRAZAK students and the family members from the Noah family also assisted the children with their Raya shopping. Each child received an allocation of RM180.00. Mydin Holdings Bhd gave a special discount for the items purchased and Takaful Ikhlas Bhd provided the transport for the Madrasah Hashimiah Kids for this event.