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Kechara Soup Kitchen Nov and Dec stories

Monday, 14/1/2019 - 11:40pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance.

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Sending food of love to many

Sunday, 16/9/2018 - 10:24pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) is sending food, books and toy items to many poor families and the needy in the [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen May and June stories

Wednesday, 6/6/2018 - 9:11pm

Stories of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) clients receiving help and assistance, as well as a lady who suffers from schizophrenia [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Updates: January to March 2018

Friday, 6/4/2018 - 10:14pm

Our Johor team worked with the Blind Association of Johor to help Amira. Amira turned blind quite recently and her [...]

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Gratitude of sewing project moms

Sunday, 17/12/2017 - 4:44pm

These ladies are wonderful. They have so little but they still wish to donate a small portion of their earnings [...]

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Activity Update: 27 Nov – 3 Dec 2017

Sunday, 3/12/2017 - 11:37pm

RM5,271 has been raised so far for the needy family reported last week. A total of RM12,250 is needed to [...]

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Activity Update: 20 – 26 Nov 2017

Sunday, 26/11/2017 - 11:37pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen was among the NGOs invited to participate in “The Uncommon Good” NPO fair held on Friday and [...]

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How I Became Homeless: Three Men’s Stories

Friday, 25/8/2017 - 3:31pm

Mohd Anuar, a 40-year-old divorcee was cheated of his salary last November by a security company which he was working [...]

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Loads of Love for Urban Poor Families

Sunday, 20/8/2017 - 6:21pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen is collaborating with Zubedy Ideahouse to raise funds for the urban poor under the “Grocery Something Nice” [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Helps in the Poverty Research Project

Tuesday, 15/8/2017 - 6:26pm

A group of 18 university students from Southeast Asia visited Kechara Soup Kitchen today. They are in Malaysia to do [...]

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Blanket of Love Project for Single Mothers

Wednesday, 9/8/2017 - 5:26pm

The single mother clients in Kechara Soup Kitchen have a sewing project where they work from home. KSK provides a [...]

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Multiple Services Provided: From Medical to Food

Sunday, 2/7/2017 - 2:10pm

Much appreciation to Hotel Amari in Johor Bahru for sponsoring the food for our street feeding activity for the whole month [...]

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Latest Update on Madam Mah and Wong’s Case

Saturday, 1/7/2017 - 1:28pm

For the past few days, we went looking for Madam Mah and Wong to understand their predicament and to give [...]

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Celebrating Hari Raya with the Spirit of Togetherness and Muhibbah

Friday, 30/6/2017 - 6:39pm

Perak team were on the move during Raya week in Taiping and Ipoh. With the help of volunteers, we delivered [...]

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Helping Very Sick Ah Ling

Thursday, 15/6/2017 - 6:39pm

During a Saturday night distribution round, we were alerted that one of our long time clients, Ah Ling, was very [...]

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A New Refrigerator for Makcik Khatijah

Friday, 21/4/2017 - 4:55pm

Makcik Khatijah has requested for a fridge and a few days later her wish was fulfilled. A new refrigerator was [...]

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Help on the Streets and Beyond

Friday, 31/3/2017 - 11:54pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen extends helps from distributing hot food, providing basic medical cares, distributing rice and daily…

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Beginning New Journeys

Thursday, 30/3/2017 - 6:39pm

We believe that homelessness is a result of multiple factors and substance abuse is just one of them. Without access [...]

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Anyone Can Make a Positive Impact

Wednesday, 15/3/2017 - 6:39pm

In Kechara Soup Kitchen, volunteers come from all walks of life including people with special needs. Seeing them in action [...]

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A Social Get-Together Hosted by the Chief Minister of Johor

Thursday, 9/3/2017 - 6:39pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen’s Project Director Justin Cheah attended a low-key event held at Ponderosa Golf and Country Club, Johor. Dato’ [...]

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Kechara Food Bank Deliveries!

Monday, 6/3/2017 - 6:39pm

As seen in these photos, Kechara Food Bank volunteers visited homes, and delivered food and provisions to urban poor families. [...]

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Delivering More than Food and Care

Thursday, 2/3/2017 - 5:24pm

One of KSK’s initiatives to help the underprivileged community especially single mothers is to incorporate them into our sewing club [...]

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Hope for the Homeless

Sunday, 15/1/2017 - 2:25pm

Clients on the street are always vulnerable to infections as they are often exposed to bacteria/viruses and unclean environments. The [...]

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Project Bite No More Takes the Bite Out of Mozzie-Borne Diseases

Friday, 25/11/2016 - 6:54pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen, with the support of the Tsem Rinpoche Foundation, is launching the “Bite No More” Project to distribute [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 14 – 17 November 2016

Sunday, 20/11/2016 - 2:26pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K.Phuah sponsored 100 buns and Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas. On Wednesday night, [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 7 – 10 November 2016

Saturday, 12/11/2016 - 2:51pm

For Tuesday’s night, Lions Club of George Town Mutiara sponsored 95 packets of vegetarian rice and dishes and 100 buns. [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 31 October – 3 November 2016

Sunday, 6/11/2016 - 5:48pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah and Cheong Yik Pin each sponsored 100 buns and Khaw Poh Lean [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 24 – 27 October 2016

Saturday, 29/10/2016 - 6:21pm

Staff from Motorola Solutions (M) Sdn. Bhd. kindly donated RM6050 and on Thursday night, The Chambers Restaurant sponsored rice and [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 10 – 13 October 2016

Sunday, 16/10/2016 - 5:11pm

For Tuesday night’s food distribution rounds, Lions Club of George Town Mutiara sponsored 90 packets of hot vegetarian food and [...]

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Kechara Foodbank in collaboration with The Lost Food Project

Tuesday, 11/10/2016 - 2:17am

This is our Food Bank delivery in action! We were able to extend help to this orphanage which cares for [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 3 – 6 October 2016

Sunday, 9/10/2016 - 4:33pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Kechara Food Bank visited Uncle Teng to deliver 14 cans of Ensure milk powder [...]

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Medical Assistance for Our Clients

Saturday, 1/10/2016 - 12:09am

This picture sums up the suffering that we encountered in our recent Saturday night rounds. It was all wounds, wounds [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 26 – 29 September 2016

Thursday, 29/9/2016 - 11:51pm

For Thursday night’s food distribution, Goh Poh Hin and Chun Kiat sponsored 85 packets of hot vegetarian food while Jiun [...]

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Visit to PPR flats

Friday, 23/9/2016 - 1:33am

We visited a poor family who live in a People’s Housing Project’s (PPR) flat this afternoon. As much as I [...]

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Off the Streets: Drug Free and Reunited with Family

Friday, 23/9/2016 - 1:19am

We are incredibly happy for him as this is what we really wanted to see; clients being off the street [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 19 – 22 September 2016

Thursday, 22/9/2016 - 7:21pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 110 bananas and Clarine sponsored [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 12-15 September 2016

Thursday, 15/9/2016 - 1:06am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 packets of 3-in-1 cereal, 140 [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 5 – 8 September 2016

Thursday, 8/9/2016 - 11:51pm

On Wednesday night, our food recipients were entertained by the Choir Team from Chung Ling Private High School. They enjoyed [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 29 August – 1 September 2016

Thursday, 1/9/2016 - 12:58am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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Refrigerated Truck for Kechara Soup Kitchen to Further Support the Poor

Saturday, 27/8/2016 - 3:28pm

19 August 2016 was a very special day for Kechara Soup Kitchen as it was the handover ceremony of a [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 22 – 25 August 2016

Thursday, 25/8/2016 - 1:02am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 15 – 18 August 2016

Thursday, 18/8/2016 - 10:37pm

Students from KDU Penang came to donate food items which they raised by setting up booths in their college. The [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 8 – 11 August 2016

Thursday, 11/8/2016 - 10:37pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine sponsored 140 [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 1 – 4 August 2016

Thursday, 4/8/2016 - 6:34pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns and Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas…

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 25-28 July 2016

Thursday, 28/7/2016 - 6:34pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Mr. Yeoh sponsored 150 butter buns, Khaw Poh Lean [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 18 – 21 July 2016

Thursday, 21/7/2016 - 9:22pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine Lim sponsored [...]

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Updates from Our Food Bank!

Wednesday, 20/7/2016 - 12:35am

We would like to welcome a new member to our small permanent team – Vivian Hor! A long time volunteer, [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 11 – 14 July 2016

Thursday, 14/7/2016 - 1:06pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 100 bananas, Clarine Lim sponsored [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 13 – 16 June 2016

Thursday, 16/6/2016 - 12:51pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Ben Ngo sponsored 140 packets vegetarian fried rice, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 pieces buns, [...]

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Telling Their Stories

Friday, 10/6/2016 - 1:57am

Here are some of the happy and sad stories of people of the streets… In search for a better living, [...]

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University Students Raised Funds for Kechara Soup Kitchen

Friday, 3/6/2016 - 10:44pm

Students from UCSI University raised a total of RM3,800 for Kechara Soup Kitchen’s food programme in their recent community service [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 30 May – 2 June 2016

Thursday, 2/6/2016 - 4:11am

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, KDU sponsored 140 packets of vegetarian fried rice, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 23 – 26 May 2016

Thursday, 26/5/2016 - 10:33pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns and Cheong Yik Ping sponsored 200 packets of biscuits [...]

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Two Men and a Runaway Boy

Thursday, 26/5/2016 - 3:23pm

The team came across a traumatised 14-year-old teenager near Central Market area last night. He was very reluctant to talk [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 16 – 19 May 2016

Thursday, 19/5/2016 - 11:02pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns and Cheong Yik Ping sponsored 100 packets of biscuits. [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 9 – 12 May 2016

Thursday, 12/5/2016 - 12:51pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, The Chambers Restaurant sponsored 140 packets of vegetarian fried rice and vegetables; E.K. Phuah [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 6-9 May 2016

Monday, 9/5/2016 - 12:51pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, E.K. Phuah sponsored 100 buns, Khaw Poh Lean sponsored 110 bananas, Clarine Lim sponsored [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 3 – 5 May 2016

Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 10:33pm

For Tuesday and Thursday night, we had students from Penang Free School coming to help. It is always a joy [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 25-28 April 2016

Thursday, 28/4/2016 - 3:34pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, P.T. Ooi sponsored 140 packets of vegetarian fried noodles, 110 pieces of butter cake [...]

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Kuala Lumpur Soup Kitchen Report: 18 – 24 April 2016

Sunday, 24/4/2016 - 3:34pm

We received very good news this morning from Pusat Pembedahan Katarak Maiwp. Our client Mr Guna who is on the [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 18-21 April 2016

Thursday, 21/4/2016 - 3:34pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Rosalind sponsored vegetarian fried noodles, soya bean packet drinks, butter cakes and oranges. E.K. [...]

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Abandoned Siblings Off The Streets

Thursday, 14/4/2016 - 8:20pm

Last Saturday, two siblings, aged 17 and 14, walked into Kechara Soup Kitchen’s centre in Jalan Imbi asking for second [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 11 – 14 April 2016

Thursday, 14/4/2016 - 3:34pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Mr. Ngo sponsored hot food prepared by students from KDU Penang, E.K.Puah sponsored 100 buns [...]

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Penang Food Distribution: 4 – 7 April 2016

Thursday, 7/4/2016 - 5:06pm

For Monday night’s food distribution rounds, Rosaline Heah sponsored 120 packets of fried noodles, 120 packets of soya bean drink, [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Report: 28 March – 3 April 2016

Sunday, 3/4/2016 - 2:21pm

Petronas staff participated in our Food Bank delivery programme on Saturday afternoon. They came to help deliver provisions to the [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 26 – 31 March 2016

Thursday, 31/3/2016 - 5:06pm

26 March 2016 was a very emotionally-charged day for our sponsors who joined us to visit Uncle Teng who is [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Report: 20-27 March 2016

Sunday, 27/3/2016 - 8:18pm

In Medan Tuanku Kuala Lumpur every week, KSK reaches out to many clients serving their different needs. Below is a [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 21 – 25 March 2016

Friday, 25/3/2016 - 6:38pm

For Monday night’s food distribution, Ben Ngo sponsored 130 packets of hot vegetarian food, spring rolls and curry puffs prepared [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Report: 12 -19 March 2016

Saturday, 19/3/2016 - 8:18pm

Students from La Salle School helped us to sort out the clothes and the kitchen. Thank you for the wonderful [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 14 – 17 March 2016

Thursday, 17/3/2016 - 6:38pm

For Monday night’s food distribution, Secretariat Sukarelawan India USM sponsored 120 buns, 120 bottles of drinking water and 120 apples; [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Report: 27 February – 11 March 2016

Friday, 11/3/2016 - 8:15pm

We are very happy for William who will no longer be on the streets. He will begin his drug rehabilitation [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 7 – 10 March 2016

Thursday, 10/3/2016 - 7:32pm

Rosaline Heah sponsored 120 packets of vegetarian fried noodles, 120 packets of drinks, 120 pieces of butter cake, 200 bananas and [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 29 February – 3 March 2016

Thursday, 3/3/2016 - 7:20pm

Students from KDU Penang prepared and cooked 120 packets of rice with three dishes for Monday night’s food distribution. A [...]

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Penang Food Distribution Report: 23 – 25 February 2016

Thursday, 25/2/2016 - 7:25pm

This week, students from Penang Free School and students from AEISEC in Universiti Sains Malaysia came to help to distribute [...]

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Kechara Soup Kitchen Report 14 – 21 February 2016

Sunday, 21/2/2016 - 12:11pm

This week, we have six new interns from TAR University College! All of them are in their final year of [...]

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