Selangor Journal

MBPJ welcomes contribution for PJ City Food Bank

BY: NORHAYATI UMOR
SHAH ALAM, JAN 5: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) welcomes companies, food manufacturers, supermarkets and hotels to contribute food items to the PJ City Food Bank that it is implementing.
In a media statement, MBPJ said any contribution will be distributed to welfare homes and homes for the elderly, orphans and disabled in its administrative area.
“PJ City Food Bank is an initiative under the Petaling Jaya Local Agenda 21 Programme, therefore we welcome everyone including volunteers to jointly make it a success,” it said.
Mayor Dato’ Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain said that the programme will be extended to school children especially in areas of majority low-income residents.
Since its implementation, PJ City Food Bank has succeeded in distributing 49.71 tonnes of food and drinks to 1,733 residents in 64 welfare homes across Petaling Jaya.
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The public can contact MBPJ Development Planning Department in the Sustainable Development Section at 03-79563544 extensions 370 and 374.
On June 23, MBPJ signed a cooperation agreement with Bank Rakyat extending sponsorships and donations for the programme.

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