16 October 2017:Raising breast cancer awareness with Family & Friends Charity Walk and fund-raising campaign
In conjunction with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur held its Family & Friends Charity Walk 2017 on October 15.
“In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur is taking this opportunity to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Welfare Association to show our support as the need for awareness on breast cancer increases,” said Mr Manfred Weber, Area General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur’s Area General Manager Manfred Weber (left) receiving a token of appreciation from Y Bhg. Puan Sri Datin Seri Dato’ Akmal Abdul Salam, the Patron of Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (right)
The event was graced by Patron of the Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA) Malaysia Yang Berbahagia Puan Sri Datin Seri Dato’ Akmal Abdul Salam and Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Area General Manager Manfred Weber.
The 5km charity walk has seen over 100 participants including hotel guests, associates and members of the BCWA.
Prior to the event, all the participants were guided with a proper warm-up session conducted by the hotel’s Fitness Centre manager and also treated to a hearty breakfast after the event.
Proceedings from the charity walk and the “Pink Pals of Shangri-La” campaign held from October 1 to 31, which collects donation of RM5 from every item purchased from the Pink Specials promotion will be channelled towards the BCWA.