COURTS Malaysia Brightens Up This Deepavali by Donating RM8000 Worth of Furniture to Help Orphanage
The leading retailer brought joy to 25 children as they donated furniture in conjunction with Deepavali as part of its ongoing Rumah Amal COURTS programme
The contribution of furniture and household appliances was presented by Mr. Robert Ananthan, Area Manager(second person from the left), Joanna Ng, Head of Marketing COURTS Malaysia (second person from the right) and COURTS representative.
Johor Bahru, 11 October 2019 – One of the leading consumer retailers of IT, electronics and furniture, COURTS Malaysia, brought some festive cheer to children during this Deepavali festival as they donated essential furniture to the Villa Paulos Home, a home supported by The Budimas Charitable Foundation which serves 25 children.
As part of its ongoing Rumah Amal COURTS programme, which was launched in 2015 in line with its commitment to give back to the communities it operates in, COURTS presented more than 10 pieces of furniture and home essentials to the home including wooden beds, study table, stand fan, washing machine and more. COURTS aims to provide needed home products to enable the children to celebrate Deepavali with good cheer.
“COURTS is embracing Malaysia's multi-cultural society with a Deepavali celebration with our valued customers. Being committed to giving back to the community, we have actively reached out to underprivileged Malaysians through the Rumah Amal COURTS programme since 2015. In partnership with our partner the Budimas Foundation, we are especially pleased to celebrate the festival of lights with the children of Villa Paulos Home this year, and donate needed home goods. We sincerely hope our contribution will go some way to creating a more conducive environment for living and studying for these children,” Mr. Dominic Wong, COURTS Asia Group Chief Strategy Officer and COURTS Malaysia CEO said.
“The Budimas Foundation has been supporting us since 2017 and throughout the years, the children have benefitted a lot from the charity initiatives. This year, we are pleased and thankful that COURTS Malaysia has reached out to us through their CSR initiative with The Budimas Foundation, we are happy that the children are able to enjoy the new furniture before the Deepavali celebration. This means a lot to them.”, said Madam Saras, Founder of the Villa Paulos Home, a home supported by Budimas Charitable Foundation.
As an organisation that prioritises the welfare of the communities it operates in, COURTS continues its ongoing commitment to help and provide the less fortunate with a better quality of life. To date, the charitable contributions made through Rumah Amal COURTS have totalled over RM700,000 and have reached over 120 homes and communities nationwide. The programme aims to provide basic household necessities, such as furniture and electrical items, to homes in need.
About COURTS Asia Limited
COURTS Asia Limited, the holding company for leading retailers COURTS (Singapore) Pte Ltd, COURTS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and PT COURTS Retail Indonesia, is owned by Nojima Corporation. Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Nojima Corporation, a leading electrical appliance retail chain, operates over 850 stores and has a market capitalisation of S$1.4 billion and revenues of S$6.1 billion.
With roots as a furniture retailer from the United Kingdom, COURTS was established in Singapore and Malaysia in 1974 and 1987 respectively, recently entering Indonesia in 2014. Today, COURTS operates more than 70 stores across three markets, spanning over 1.4 million sq. ft. of retail space. Over the years, the COURTS brand has expanded its range to include electrical, IT and furniture products, as well as complementary home solutions for a seamless one-stop home shopping experience. Constantly innovating to improve the shopping experience, the retailer continuously refreshes its stores to optimise the format, layout and merchandise mix.
In line with COURTS' mission to 'make aspirational home products easily affordable', the retailer abides by the COURTS Price Promise and is committed to offering competitive prices across its product range. In addition, it offers in-house flexible financing solutions to complement its range of easy payment options.
Known for being an active corporate citizen, COURTS has a deep-rooted history of giving back to the community in meaningful and impactful ways. These include helping underprivileged children, families, elderlies and special needs communities, as well as supporting football locally. COURTS’ CSR initiatives are wide ranging and include fundraising, in-kind sponsorship and donations to furnish the homes of the needy, as well as corporate volunteerism.
For more information, please visit www.courts.com.my
About The Budimas Charitable Foundation
The Budimas Charitable Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, incorporated under the Trustees Act 1952, with the mission to provide guidance and funding to support of the welfare and the well-being of orphans and underprivileged children in Malaysia.
It is a highly respected foundation and has been actively helping underprivileged children since its inception in 1998.
Budimas has spent over 20 years working to improve the lives of children through these programs, including the Budimas Education Charity Fund, Budimas Food Charity Fund and Budimas Home Charity Fund. We aim to support and give the children a better future, especially to the most disadvantaged.
For more information, please visit www.budimas.org
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