Kuala Lumpur, 30 March 2022 – Lion-Parkson Foundation (LPF) and Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd had  organized a Charity Sale of Chinese New Year (CNY) calligraphy pieces and t-shirts by LPF Chairman, Puan Sri Chelsia Cheng in aid of education, medical care and other charitable causes in January 2022.

The calligraphy pieces to usher in the Lunar Year of the Tiger included caricatures of the tiger, greetings cards depicting CNY items such as lantern, gold ingot, tangerine, firecracker; CNY couplets and t-shirts which were on sale at Parkson in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and in 1 Utama Shopping Centre.

The charity sale raised a total of RM201,888 of which RM28,500 was presented to the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KLSCCCI) for its Scholarship Fund on 15 March 2022. Of the balance of RM173,388 from the sale; RM120,000 will be allocated for 12 scholarships of RM10,000 each to be awarded by LPF to undergraduates studying in the local universities this year while the remaining RM53,388 will increase our medical assistance fund to RM353,388 this year to enable LPF to help more people in need of medical treatment.

Applications for LPF scholarships will be opened upon the release of the STPM results in June/July 2022 on LPF website at www.lion-parksonfoundation.com.my and Lion Group website at www.lion.com.my and applicants can apply online. Todate, LPF has sponsored a total of 491 students through our sponsorship programmes worth RM11.6 million.

LPF also provides financial aid for medical treatment and receives applications from patients who are referred by the hospitals as well as individuals in need of treatment. In 2021, LPF had approved the disbursement of RM535,170 comprising RM436,070 for treatment for 52 patients and RM99,100 for purchase of equipment by hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients and to UTAR Hospital fundraising.  Todate, approximately RM9.83 million has been disbursed for sponsorship of medical treatment to 1,052 patients, purchase of medicine for medical camps, and medical equipment and dialysis machines to hospitals and dialysis centers. The application form is available on LPF and Lion Group websites.

LPF was launched in 1990 by Lion Group to administer and disburse funds for various needs such as education, charity and scientific research. It is governed by a Board of Trustees comprising Puan Sri Chelsia Cheng, Datuk CS Tang, Dr Yulduz Emiloglu, Dr Chua Siew Kiat and Datin Wira Dr Tan Niap Ming. All donations to the Foundation are tax-exempt.


For further information, please contact Ms Quah Le Ching, Corporate Communications Department at tel no. 03-21420155 ext 2505 or fax no. 03-21428409