Paragon Globe Berhad (Paragon Globe) and Paragon Market Place (PMP) had organised three days of Blood Donation Campaign mid-Nov at the Concourse Area of PMP.
The campaign was conducted with the collaboration with Hospital Sultan Ismail (HSI) Transfusion Medical Centre Unit and St. John Ambulance of Malaysia. A total of 150 bags of blood were collected from donors during the campaign, following strict SOPs.
Commenting on the Blood Donation Campaign, Dato’ Sri Godwin Tan Pei Poh, Group Executive Director of Paragon Globe and Executive Director of Joland Group, said, “This was the first-time Paragon Globe and PMP collaborated to organise such an event. This joint effort is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility programme and is an annual endeavour that all employees are committed to and enthusiastic about.”
“The main objective of this meaningful campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of donating blood among the local community and to help replenish the blood bank in Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru,” he added.
A total of 38 goodie bags filled with hand wash, hand wipes, hair shampoo, tumbler and delicious lunch box were given to hospital staff from HSI and volunteers from St. John Ambulance, by way of thanks for their work.
In line with Conditional Movement Control Order, the standard operating procedures have strictly been followed, such as taking body temperature before registering, providing hand sanitiser and maintaining social distancing, to ensure the safety of donors.
Paragon Globe is an investment holding company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia with diversified interest in property investment, property development, property construction and property related businesses such as Pekan Sentral located in Johor. Paragon Market Place is a three-storey retail market, strategically located in Jalan Tampoi, Johor Bahru, with total 240,000 sq.ft built-up area. It is a joint venture project between Joland Group and Kuopacific Group with the JV company known as Chempaka Logistik Sdn Bhd.