Maxis Celebrates Christmas With Special Homes And Empowers Youth To Do Their Bit For Charity

As the festive season unfolds and goes into full swing, Maxis has once again turned their attention to the less fortunate. In the spirit of giving, 70 guests from three charity homes in Sarawak were treated to a special Christmas party at CityONE Megamall in Kuching today. Residents from the homes comprised infants, children, young adults and their respective caregivers. At the event, Maxis presented a total of RM30,000 to the homes namely The Salvation Army, Sarawak Children Cancer Society and Persatuan Bagi Kebajikan Kanak Kanak Terencat Akal, who were also presented with Christmas gifts through the much anticipated ‘Christmas Train’.

Maxis’ Head of Sarawak Region, Alexius Bong, led the Maxis team in distributing Christmas gifts to the guests, and also presented the contribution to representatives of the homes.

Meanwhile at the same venue, Maxis’ prepaid brand, Hotlink will also be organizing a special initiative in conjunction with Christmas called Youth4aCause, a singing competition in which all proceeds from the votes will be donated to charity. The competition, which will take place on 20 and 21 December here, is open to the public aged 12 to 30 years old, where they get to unleash their singing talent for a chance to win the Grand Prize of RM2,000.

“It’s always a privilege to do our part for charity during the festive season. This year, we are once again blessed to able to contribute to and share the celebrations with those who have less fortunate lives. We hope that we are able to bring smiles to their faces with today’s event and also to assist in the running of their homes with our humble contribution. We are also very pleased to organize our Youth4aCause programme for the first time, where will be empowering the youth to do their bit for charity. Nothing like starting young!” said Alexius.

The qualifying round of the Youth4aCause competition will be on 20 December, where the Top 10 participants will be selected and move on to perform in the final round on 21 December. During the finals, the Top 3 participants with the highest scores (50% based on judges’ scores and 50% based on votes) will win the top 3 prizes. The public is encouraged to show support by voting, which can be done by purchasing tokens and placing them at the designated voting board during the event.

In addition, Hotlink will be bringing Malaysia's popular YouTube singing sensation, Elizabeth Tan to CityONE Megamall on 21 December from 2 to 6 pm. Hotlink customers have a chance to win Meet & Greet passes and enjoy free RM5 credit by simply downloading and flashing the Hotlink RED App. For more info, log on to www.hotlink.com.my/Sarawak.

Archives
Tags

Popular
Posts

Natalia Navin, Chief Human Resource Officer, Maxis

Maxis launches three new scholarships in building future technology and innovation leaders

In its commitment to building tech-savvy and forward-thinking leaders, Maxis has launched three new scholarships to support the aspirations of bright and deserving young individuals. Candidates can apply for the Maxis Women in Tech Undergraduate 2020 Scholarship, Maxis Tech Undergraduate 2020 Scholarship and the Maxis Young Leaders Undergraduate 2020 Scholarship. Due to the overwhelming response received from applicants, the initial submission deadline of 31 August has now been extended to 14 September to allow more students to apply.

TELL ME MORE
Maxis is Penang’s Trusted Technology Partner for Smart State ambitions

Maxis is Penang’s Trusted Technology Partner for Smart State ambitions

Maxis, the leading converged solutions company in Malaysia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Penang State Government to be the State’s trusted technology partner. The MoU, which was signed today by both parties, was witnessed by Yang Amat Berhormat Tuan Chow Kon Yeow, the Chief Minister of Penang.

TELL ME MORE
Jendela

Telecommunications Operators Committed to JENDELA to Deliver Seamless Digital Connectivity for all Malaysians

Telecommunications operators Celcom Axiata Berhad, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, Maxis Berhad, U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Telekom Malaysia Berhad and TIME dotCom Berhad (collectively ‘the Industry’), are fully committed to partner with the Government and make connectivity a basic utility to fast-track Malaysia’s transition into a high-income digital society. The Jalinan Digital Negara (JENDELA) action plan announced recently by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin bin Yassin, will be the platform to achieve these aspirations by accelerating the country's digital connectivity through widespread deployment of mobile, fibre and fixed wireless access, and paving the way to 5G, under the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021–2025).

TELL ME MORE