Showing posts with label Awareness. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Awareness. Show all posts

Friday, December 27, 2013

#SomebodyLikeMe HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

Each of us have the right to say NO to HIV/AIDS!

Last month I been posting some questions on my Facebook which to many this is a sensitive topic and someone even message and asked me why am I talking about it openly. Well the truth is I am participating with Durex’s #SOMEBODYLIKEME World AIDS Day Campaign to raise public awareness on how HIV can be contracted and what a young adult should know about sex protection. And I am glad to participate in this campaign because I have learn so much truth to clear my doubts on HIV/AIDS. It's 

The #SOMEBODYLIKEME Campaign is just the beginning and the common vision of a HIV/AIDS-free generation is only attainable if all of us ensure a continuous education process. 

And in the conjunction with World AIDS Day, Reckitt Benckiser’s Durex Malaysia (Durex) contributed RM8,000 and 50,000 pieces of Durex condoms to PT Foundation, Malaysia’s largest community-based HIV/AIDS organisation. The donations were raised in collaboration with retail giants Watsons Malaysia and Guardian Pharmacy Malaysia in support of PT Foundation’s on-going HIV/AIDS advocacy work and education programmes in Malaysia. 

The fundraising initiative was part of Durex’s #SOMEBODYLIKEME World AIDS Day Campaign. As part of the on-going charity drive, Durex has pledged to one piece of condom with every pack of Durex condoms purchased at Watsons and RM0.20 per pack purchased at Guardian was channelled to PT Foundation. #SOMEBODYLIKEME Campaign is month-long campaign launched on 15th November 2013 aimed at educating Malaysian youths on HIV/AIDS.

Over and above the fundraising effort, the #SOMEBODYLIKEME campaign also saw Durex working in collaboration with prominent social influencers on social media to educate youths on HIV/AIDS. Personalities including, Yang Berbahagia Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, Niki Cheong, Reuben Kang, KlubbKidd KL aka Joe Lee, Audrey Pui Yan, Karena Cheow, Hanie Hidayah and Christopher Tock have been posting provocative statements and questions regarding HIV/AIDS on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blogs and YouTube, to encourage conversation among youths while reinforcing the fact that HIV/AIDS can infect and affect anyone, including ‘somebody like me'.

And as one of the social media influencers, I posted some questions in my Facebook on questions related to HIV/AIDS.

Surprisingly some of them are really open in sharing about their opinions. Though some are joking about this issues but the fact that they are willing to talk discuss about it is a good sign. To me this is a health issue that one need to be learn and need not be afraid because, with proper education and information we could protect ourselves.

Nelson Mandela dedicated his whole life improving the conditions and lives of children and youth which are affected HIV/AIDS. Although we may not be as influential as him but we can also take plays a part in creating a change and awareness. 

Mandela once said "It is in your hands to make a difference." 

Yes it's #SOMEBODYLIKEME and YOU that can make a difference for a better tomorrow!

To learn more about the #SOMEBODYLIKEME Campaign, HIV and AIDS, please visit

#SOMEBODYLIKEME HIV/AIDS campaign is a successful case out of the global campaigns done by Social Grooves. 

Friday, September 28, 2012

I was one of the 7230 people who joined Avon Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer Walk!

Cindy, Wendy, Daniel (my head eater), me & Shannon

Last Sunday, me & a bunch of bloggers dressed in pink joined Avon's charity fun walk called “Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer” in Putrajaya! To be honest this is my first time waking up so early for a charity walk! I gotta to wake up at 5am (after sleeping for 2 hours after attending the NTV Golden Awards in Putrajaya the night before) so that we can reach Putrajaya Prescint 3 by 7am for registration! Well since this is a 5km walk, I decided to use our Samsung Galaxy SIII to capture picture instead of carrying my bulky dlsr camera!

Looked at the thousands of people who are there to join this meaningful walk!

I'm seeing the young, the old, family and couple all joining this meaningful walk

 Avon did a great job hiring few clowns to cheer up us! Making us balloon and funny face to cheer up our Sunday! 

Breast cancer survivors with poster thanking walkers for joining this walk!
  Before we could start the walk,  there are Zumba dance for warm up!

 Celebrities looked so energectic while doing zumba dance!

These survivors looked equally energetic and having fun while doing the zumba dance too!

Spotted Avon's ANEW Ambasaddor Soo Wincci & Master Chef Datuk Fazley! They are so popular at the walk, fans are grabbing them to take pictures all the time!

Spotted clebrities like May June who is in pretty purple ombre hair!

We are ready for the walk! 

Spot that Shannon wearing skirt & bunny ears somemore, she said 5km is very short walk only -.- (for her yes lah considering she is joining marathon and run all the time) 

 At 8.30am, Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, Datuk Heng Sai Kie & Carolyn Nur Amira Lee, Managing Director Avon Malaysia officially flag of the walk!

It was a relaxing walk since there is no prize for people who finish the walk the fastest. 

Looked how our fellow bloggers friends still managed to pose & take pictures!

Spotted many kids dressed in Superheroes costume doing their charity walk too! 

We are lucky because weather is good & it was pretty nice to have morning walk here because air is fresh! Besides that we enjoyed a fun walking experience throughtout the 5km journey where we are entertained & cheered by an eclectic mix of groups such as :-

Creative cheer station!

We are cheered by these colourful poster with cheesy message to support us continue walking!

Ukelele players too!

Guards with horses guarding the walk

BSE (Breast Self Examination) Human Statues, encouraging us to do self-examination on our breast. Prevention is always better than cure!

Stress Free Zone; laughter is the best medicine!

One of th major caused of sickness is our stress level. So we must learn to breathe in and out!

I of course took the opportunity to take picture at all corner, I think this is my first time enjoying the Putrajaya view in such a slow pace!

 JQ & Me , having own sweet taking picture, chating while walking! I must say this is one of the most fun & pleasant charity walk I have ever been too!

 Yay finally I finished Avon's Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer 5km walk!!!! So proud of myself!

After the walk, we are entertained by a couple of songs from Soo Wincci. She really sings well in her Malay songs!

Thumb up to Avon for donating RM50k to Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BWA) and Pink Ribbon Wellness Foundation! 

 Pic taken from JQ's blog

Besides that our blogger friend Daniel is one of the 10 heroes who volunteer himself to be shaved  Bald on the event by Michael & Guy Hair Salon & Academy team! This is to support & understand how breast cancer patients feel when they lose their hair during treatment. Thumb up to Daniel for being so brave and do it for charity even though I at first I thought he was joking when he tweet me and said he want to go bald for charity!
Was glad to know this walk is currently being endorsed by the Malaysian Book of Recods for the Larest Participation Breast Cancer Charity Walk in Malaysia!!! I was really surprised when I knew that more than 7,230 people came for the walk!

After the performances, Madam Siow, 41 a breast cancer survivor & mother of 3 young kids shared her experience when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.  These survivors are real winners!
 Women out there, remember in order to kiss goodbye to breast cancer, we must
Do self examination at home regularly!
Go yearly medical check up! 
Have good lifestyle & diet! 
Stay happy & stress free all the time!

Early detection saves life, spread the words! 

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Support Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign!

I am proud that I have just completed my first breast cancer charity walk for this year in Putrajaya last Sunday!

Well this year is Estee Lauder Companies 20th anniversary of its global Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. The 2012 Campaign theme is Courage. Believe in a world without breast cancer. This year‟s bold, empowering message highlights the Company‟s 20 year commitment to defeating breast cancer through education and medical research and celebrates the life and legacy of BCA Campaign Founder and Pink Ribbon co-creator, Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder 

This milestone BCA Campaign is dedicated to the tremendous courage of Evelyn Lauder and her unwavering commitment to eradicate breast cancer. In 1992, during a time when thousands were dying from the disease yet it was only spoken about in whispers, she launched the Estée Lauder Companies‟ BCA Campaign to raise awareness for the disease, encouraging women everywhere to practice breast health, while working tirelessly to raise funds for the critical research needed to find a cure.

Twenty years later, the BCA Campaign continues to carry on Evelyn Lauder‟s mission, inspiring women and men alike to find the courage and encourage others to tenaciously fight for a world free of breast cancer. The BCA Campaign is active today in more than 70 countries, has raised more than USD$35 million to fund 140 Breast Cancer Research Foundation® grants for medical research and this year alone supports 13 research grants across the globe. The BCA Campaign will continue spreading its lifesaving awareness message globally in the hope of a world in which breast cancer no longer exists. 

Reach countless people worldwide. In 2011 alone, The BCA Campaign touched millions through its press outreach with its lifesaving awareness message.

Distribute millions of the iconic BCA Pink Ribbons at the counters of the Estée Lauder Companies‟ brands worldwide, adding to the 115 million Pink Ribbons distributed to date.

Spread the word about early detection and breast health globally, adding to the millions of educational bookmarks and brochures distributed to date.

Offer Pink Ribbon products through many of the Estée Lauder Companies‟ sought-after beauty brands to raise funds for medical research. 

Illuminate numerous buildings, monuments and landmarks all over the world in glowing pink lights, focusing attention on the importance of breast health and that early detection saves lives. In 2010, the BCA Campaign proudly established a first-ever Guinness World Record for “Most Landmarks Illuminated for a Cause in 24 Hours.”

Activate high-profile influencers worldwide as Ambassadors for The Campaign‟s World Pink Ribbon Ambassador (WPRA) Initiative.

In Malaysia, the Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia has been advocating this campaign since 1996. In the past 16 years, the Company has distributed more than a million Breast Self Examination instructional cards and pink ribbons, and has donated RM2.75 million to this cause to beneficiaries. This year, the Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia has put together a series of fundraising activities as well as awareness programmes for the 20 year anniversary Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. These include:

Happening at the National Science Museum from 4pm to 8pm, on Saturday, 29th September 2012, a total of 2,000 participants are expected to take part in this 3.5km charity walk. For just a fee of RM50 per entry, which will be donated to charity, participants will not only be able to be part of this fun activity but will also get a chance to show their support for the Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia‟s Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. To celebrate the start of the campaign, the National Science Museum will be illuminated in pink as part of the campaign‟s landmark illumination activity each year.

An annual fundraising event for the past 12 years in the history of the Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, the Pink Ribbon Charity Golf event will see 120 avid golfers come together for a purpose – to tee off in the name of charity. Happening Wednesday, 17th October 2012 at the East Course of the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, golfers need only pay RM900 per person or RM3,600 per flight, which will be donated to charity. Each golfer will also take home a goody bag as well as stand a chance to win attractive lucky draw prizes.

 This black-tie event – happening Wednesday, 31st October 2012 in Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – promises a night of fun, memories and most importantly, purpose. Tables are priced at RM20,000, RM10,000 and RM5,000, of which proceeds will be donated to charity. Guests will have plenty to look forward to at the Pink Ribbon Charity Ball. The highlight of the night is an exclusive showcase by Ramin Karimloo, the Iranian-born Canadian actor and singer, who will treat guests to a world-class performance where he will perform a showcase dubbed West End Musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber featuring show tunes from Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard and Les Miserables. Jaclyn Victor will join Karimloo as a guest singer. Also happening during the Pink Ribbon Charity Ball is an auction where guests can bid for amazing items including a Maurice Lacroix Pontos Décentrique Phases de Lune timepiece worth RM17,200 and an exclusive Selberan bracelet specially designed for the Estée Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign worth RM20,000. For more information on table sales, please contact Penny Ng, Annie Leong or Yen Chong at 03-2092 6000.

 The Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia will work closely with Malaysia‟s National Cancer Society and the College of Radiology in the Mammogram Sponsorship Programme to visit rural villages and urban poor areas in Malaysia so that experts can educate the women there about the importance of a self-breast examination and mammograms as well as provide transportation to local hospitals so that these women can have their mammograms done for free. To help fund the programme, Malaysians are invited to make a donation of RM50 whereby the Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia will then match the total amount donated for this programme. Donations can be made at any Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia‟s brands in Parkson stores nationwide until 31st October 2012.

Exclusive Estée Lauder Companies pink merchandise will be sold throughout the Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, whereby 100 per cent of the proceeds will go towards charity.
 Estée Lauder Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley Dream Lip Collection (RM100) 
This lip-loving set offers a full-size Pure Color Lipstick in Candy, a shade chosen by Evelyn Lauder, and a Pure Color Gloss in Pink Innocence, as chosen by Elizabeth Hurley, which is decorated with the 2012 Pink Ribbon design with a touch of blue to represent the approximately one per cent of male breast cancer victims in the United States. The lip colours are featured in a chic pink snakeskin-printed clutch. Available exclusively at Estée Lauder counters in Parkson nationwide.

   Bobbi Brown Pink Peony Set Illuminating Bronzing Powder (RM165)
In memory of Evelyn H. Lauder and her profound legacy to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, Bobbi Brown offers this limited-edition set featuring a Pink Peony Illuminating Bronzer and a Mini Face Blender Brush. This beautiful set is available at all Bobbi Brown freestanding stores nationwide.

Tying up with the Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia, jewellery brand Selberan has specially designed a Selberan Pink Ribbon pendant and pin in lush pink enamel, priced at RM380, and a luxurious Selberan ribbon made either in 18K white gold for RM1,650 or 18K yellow gold for RM1,550 sold exclusively at Selberan boutiques from August to October 2012. Ten per cent of sale proceeds from this range will be donated to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA).

Last but not least is BCBGMAXAZRIA‟s generous support whereby part of their sales for the month of October will be donated to the Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness fund. And as an added incentive to support the cause, nett purchases of RM1,000 and above will receive a limited edition BCBGMAXAZRIA „Courage‟ sunglasses which is specially designed again this year in lieu of the fight against breast cancer.

Funds raised from the Pink Ribbon Charity Golf as well as other charitable activities during the Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign will go towards this year‟s beneficiaries, which are The Breast Cancer Welfare Association, The Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation, The College of Radiology Malaysia and The National Cancer Society Malaysia. Each of these non-government, non-profit organisations contribute towards fighting breast cancer through medical research, support for survivors, patients and family members, free or subsidised treatments and more.

Believe in a world without breast cancer. Know we’re here until it’s true.

 Oh all thing, the least you can do it to show your support by joining ELC Pink Ribbon Charity Walk this coming Saturday with your family & friends with another 2,000 participants!

Date: September 29th, 2012 (Saturday)  
Time: 6:30-8pm, Illumination of Pusat Sains Negara  
Venue: Pusat Sains Negara. Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
 Distance: 3.5km Entry 
Fee: RM50 ( Participant will received an Exclusive Pink Ribbon T-shirt and Tote Bag)

You can either register online HERE (closed today 5.30pm) or Register on the day of the event!

This year our National Science Museum will be illumninated in Pink as part of the Pink Ribbon Charity Walk and Landmark Illumination initiative tradition after the charity walk ends! 

Don't forget to join this meaningful walk! 

p/s: Am sad to miss out this walk as I will be away for a beach holiday that time! But I'm showing my support through blogging!!! 

For more information, visit

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

GO BALD for Charity with Avon's Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer Event this 23 Sept!

As part of Avon's Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer Event this Sunday, 23 Sept at Putrajaya,  Avon will be having a segment called "GO BALD for Charity". This is in line with support to breast cancer patients/survivors whom experience hair lost during their battle event!

If you know of anyone or even celebrity who wishes to go BALD for free to support this Breast Cancer awareness please email me at and let me know ya ! 

Worry not, the session will be conducted by Professional Hair Stylist, from Micheal & Guys on the main stage! 

Let's Support and Kiss Goodbye to Breast cancer NOW! 

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Let's join Avon Malaysia’s Largest Breast Cancer Charity Walk on 23 Sept 2012

When is your last time you have done your Breast Self Examinations (BSE)?

Some might not aware that by performing BSE could help with breast cancer early detection. Breast Cancer can not be prevented but it can be avoided by practicing healthy lifestyle, proper diet and regular screening.Statistics shows that 51.3% of breast cancer patients are below 49 years old (for Asia countries). This simply shows that the community needs a lot of awareness among the young generations towards breast cancer, the #1 women killer in Malaysia.

Year 2012 marks the celebration of Avon Breast Cancer Crusade 20th anniversary and Avon Malaysia is joining more than 50 other countries in organizing a charity fun walk called “Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer”.
Details of Avon's Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer (4.5km Fun Charity Walk)
Date : 23 September 2012, Sunday
Time : 7am
Venue: Front of the Palace of Justice building (Presint 3 Putrajaya)
Fee: RM40 (Buy 5 tickets and get 1 ticket for free)

Goodie bag:Worth RM80 (includes T-shirt, Bandanna, Bag & Hand fan; Rebate for Avon's products and goodies from Kleenex and Kotex; Lucky Draw; Mystery Gift (Limited Edition) and many more

Registration : Book online at OR Tickets are available at all Avon Boutique (list of boutique is available at

The event aims to create awareness on breast cancer early detection and targets to create a new record in the Malaysia Book of Records; for The Largest Breast cancer Charity Walk.This 4.5km fun charity walk will kick off in Putrajaya with many fun ‘cheering stop’ and be entertained by various fun cheers activities and celebrities.

Best of all, the Nett proceeds will go to Breast Cancer Welfare Association (BCWA) and Pink Ribbon Wellness Foundation.The event is endorsed by Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, in collaborations with Putrajaya Perbadanan, Lembaga Penduduk & Pembangunan Keluarga Negara (LPPKN), Perbadanan Putrajaya, Kleenex, Kotex, Nestle, Milo, Lai Printing Sdn. Bhd, Amerlink Enterprise Sdn .Bhd, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, Semasa KL Sentral and Marriot Putrajaya.

While at the finishing line, there will be a formation of Human Pink Ribbon. Participants will also get to walk with their idol like Scha Alyahya, Noor Neelofa, Soo Wincci, Fizo Omar, Linda Jasmine, Que Haiddar, Maria Tunku Sabri, popular radio DJ Jeff, Leslie Chai, Alan Yun, celebrity Master Chef Datuk Fazley, footballer Safee Sali and many more!

Celebrity Chef Dato Fazley

Pretty Neelofa who are the Avon's Ambassador

Also do not miss the chance to get pampered at the Avon experience booths with free skin consultation, make up tips, foot massage etc.
Thanks to Avon Malaysia, I'm inviting 20 bloggers to join this Avon's Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer walk for free!

Kindly leave a comment with your Name, Url & Email Address if you are interested! I would email you the details & let's us walk together for a good cause!

For more details, call Toll Free at 1800-22-AVON(2866) or

Let's us join and walk for a good cause !

Monday, October 24, 2011

Join Burt's Bee Save Orang Utan from Extinction Walk

As part of Burt’s Bees CSR project, they will be raising funds for The Orang Utan Island Foundation (OUIF), Bukit Merah. The mechanics of raising funds includes:

a)In all Burt’s Bees stores they will be selling RM10 cash vouchers which customers may use to purchase Burt’s Bees products. Every RM10 sold, Burt’s Bees will be donating RM10 to the OUIF

b)Awareness walk on 30th October 2011

Date of walk : 30.10.11 (Sunday)
Time of walk : 7.30am
Location : Outside Fitness First, The Curve (Starting point)
Distance : 3.5km
Tickets : RM30, RM25 goes to OUIF, RM5 processing fees

Participants will receive a goodie bag (on that day after reporting) worth RM100 which includes burt's bees merchandise, Tshirt, certficate of participation, fitness first free pass.

Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal (EMkay land and OUI CEO) Susana Chung (Director of Belmonde Corporation) will be there to officiate the walk.

There will be lucky draw prizes to be won including 2days 1night stay @ bukit merah laketown resort, Burt's Bees hamper worth RM100 and RM200.

Interested participants of the walk may register at any Burt’s Bees stores i.e. in The Curve, Garden’s MidValley, Sunway Pyramid, KLCC from now to 30th October 2011.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Join "Don’t Duck It Party by Passionately You"

Cervical & Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

A voluntary collaboration between Assunta Hospital, Asia Assistance, Jaya One and Pj Live
Arts founded to encourage the community to support the cause for cervical & breast cancer
awareness and early detection.

It also helps to raise funds for the Community Treatment Program at Assunta Hospital that provides aid to cancer patients from the low income group.

It started out as Passionately Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign mainly targeted at females aged 25 years old and above to encourage awareness and detection. In 2009, cervical
cancer was added to the campaign cause to further stress the importance of healthcare.

Main Objective
Raise awareness (to educate people on how to detect, what to do, and how to deal with) to the masses, starting from 18 years old and moving upwards to 45 years old.

Secondary Objective
Fund raising for Assunta Hospital Foundation’s Social Welfare Fund. The Foundation provides subsidized or free-of-charge treatments to patients in the low income group.

Don’t Duck It
A social media campaign under Passionately You that aims to help further our reach to the public using social media in various forms and ideas, sharing various on-ground awareness events and activities as well as hoping to create a viral effect in order to draw more attention towards our cause and to share knowledge on early detection and prevention of breast and cervical cancer.

How To Join The Army?

• Pledge at and stand a chance to win a 32-inch Panasonic LCD TV.

Take a photo with ‘Don’t Duck It’ sculpture and win prizes.

Be part of the Wall of Heroes and Heroines by submitting your photo HERE!!

Contribute a quote or story that you want to share HERE.

Spread the word by printing our lovely doorhanger and placing it in every other place you frequent so that nobody misses the message. It’s all about being caring and fun. Download it HERE.

Add a #dontduckit Twibbon to your Twitter/Facebook display picture to show your support. #Dontduckit Twibbon can be added HERE.

Buy the #dontduckit T-shirts and Charity Raffle Tickets to support the campaign! You can contact Assunta Hospital, Asia Assistance, or Jaya One. Check out the details

So remember to join Don’t Duck It Party by Passionately You

Date : 22 October 2011 (Saturday)
Time :12pm-10.30pm
Location: Palm Square, Jaya One

Do join them as it will be a day filled with activities in order to help raise funds for the cause!


Visit What’s Quacking for more info on the latest updates and latest events regarding Passionately You and Don’t Duck It.

You should be a part of it, whether you are a male or female because it doesn’t only affect the women but it affects the family-bonding entirely!

Do your part to make it a better future.

Every pledge counts!


See you there!!!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...