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Thanks for supporting this cause.

I’ve been waiting forever to write this post. As some of you might know, I made a pledge a couple of months ago to raise funds to buy a hospital bed for Goo Tyng Tong, a bed-ridden 17 year old under the TLC Promise Me campaign.

Participating in this has been an enlightening experience for myself. I am still overwhelmed and touched by the amount of support shown by not just friends but complete strangers. I’ve promised myself that whenever I feel jaded or disappointed with people (most often than not over petty, silly issues), I’ll always think about this amazing display of generosity, kindness and selflessness to remind myself again that there are good in this world.

Well, after some unforeseen delay, Goo Tyng Tong’s hospital bed has been successfully delivered to him. On top of that, two of his housemates in similar plights have also received a hospital bed each.

Yes, thanks to your support and kindness, we’ve managed to raise enough money for 3 hospital beds. Thank you so, so, so much! The beds are double fowlers, basically means they can be raised in two parts, which would make tasks like feeding, changing clothes, cleaning, pass water and many more much, much easier. Hospital mattresses were also bought and I was assured by the vendor that they are not covered in ordinary PVC but with breathable water proof material.

# – Goo seems happy with his new bed :)

On behalf of Goo and his friends, I would like to specially thank and extend my gratitude to all the contributors below:

Private Donors RM
Mr. JK 100
Ms. Paige K 200
Mr. C 400
Mr. Liverpool FC Fan 700
Mr. Paul Tan 500
Ms. Kimberly P 200
Ms. Radiance L. 100
Mr. Niki Cheong 100
Mr. James Y. 500
Mr. Aruadil Sayed 115
Ms. Beatrice W. 300
Corporate Sponsors RM
The Pop Look 200
Queen Chloset 200
Paultan.org 800
Cziplee 200
Artmakr 200
Gin & Jacqie 400
TOTAL 5215

# – One of his friends on the new bed.

# – Here comes another BIG smile!

# – The costs of the beds came up to RM5040.

After buying the 3 beds, there was RM175 left, which I made out in cheque to Goo’s care centre.

# – A picture of the cheque for transparency purpose (yes, that is my writing and it’s horrible).

THREE hospital beds! WOW! To think that I was not even sure if I could manage to raise funds for one bed.

You guys truly, madly, deeply rock!

Read about the journey of this initiative here:

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