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Sempoi Charity Funwalk @ KL Bird Park

Hello readers ..

I have an exciting news to share with you. Sempoi Charity, today announced their first of its kind public fundraising event called Sempoi Charity Funwalk which will be held on 13th May 2017 at Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. The fun walk is organised by Sempoi Charity in collaboration with the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park as co-organizer & venue sponsor and #AboutKL to raise funds for charity.

The walk aims to bring together 2000 participants to the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park in a bid to raise funds for charity whilst creating awareness on the importance of preserving nature, its diverse flora and fauna especially birds and promote a healthy, active and fulfilling lifestyle for city dwellers through a fun walk.

Mr. Mike Manicka the President of Sempoi Charity in his speech said that Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is an apt venue for the fun walk as it houses a wide species of birds native to Malaysia in a lush natural setting right in the heart of the city. 

The fun walk is to predominantly to raise funds for three (3) charity programmes initiated by Sempoi Charity this year. One of the benefiricary for Sempoi Charity Funwalk is JKOASM (Jaringan Kampung Orang Asli Malaysia). Funds raised from this walk will be channeled to JKOASM to support their educational outreach programmes. JKOASM is a NGO made out entirely of volunteers working with the Orang Asli Community. Some of their outreach programmes includes women's empowerment workshops, youth leadership workshop and basic computer skills training to help the Orang Asli community to obtain basic skills, knowledge and confidence to be self-sufficient.

Funds will also use to support Sempoi Sahur - a street feeding programme to feed the homeless and destitute living on the streets of Kuala Lumpur during the month of Ramadhan and SC Cares for Kids through a graffiti mural art project at schools for disables children.

Through this Walk, Sempoi Charity aims to raise RM15,000.00 to benefit JKOASM, feed and provide toiletry kits for 500 homeless individuals and paint 3 graffiti murals at schools for disabled children.

Sempoi Charity also welcome contributions from any corporate companies as part of their CSR initiative. Companies can help raise funds by taking up various sponsorship opportunities available including sponsorship of participation for children from homes and orphanages. Mr. Mike Manicka urged corporate companies and individuals to come forward and support the fund walk to hand in hand raise funds and make a difference for the betterment of the community as a whole.

The partners and sponsor for Sempoi Charity Funwalk includes the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park as venue sponsor, #AboutKL as event partner, WABS as sponsorhip partner, CIME as creative agency, Gaya Travel as magazine partner, KPJ as medical partner and Ice Mountain & 100 Plus as official drink partner. The event are also suppported by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau (KLTB), TwentyFirst Century Sport and TL Impressons.

The General Manager of Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau Encik Khairul Anuar Bin Md. Juri was also present at the announcement to lend his support towards the event.

Participants of Sempoi Charity Fundwalk will have the opportunity to participate in two (2) categories :-

Adult for Individuals aged 18 and above (RM80)
Family comprising of 1 Adult & 1 Child aged between 5 to 17 years old (RM150)

All participants will receive a goody bag, an official Sempoi Charity Funwalk T-shirt and a finisher medal. Online registration will be open from 31st March 2017 onwards at www.twentyfirstcentuarysports.com

Sempoi Charity Funwalk @ KL Bird Park, 13th May 2017 (Saturday), 06:00am ~ Join me there. We are going to walk in a lush green of KL Bird Park which is a home for a wide species of birds native to Malaysia and help to raise fund for the needy. Lets do it together, ok. Ooopss .. I heard the famous Chickaboo (the ostrich who ran in Federal Highway) will be joining us too. Yeay!

For more information and updates, follow Sempoi Charity Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Sempoi.Charity/ and Sempoi Charity Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/sempoi.charity/