To support D’Home’s charity event, New Bob Group took part in the Hike For Happiness hiking event held on the 5th March 2017 at Penang Hill. A total of 13 participants represented the company comprising 12 hikers and 1 non-hiker.
D’Home Mental Health Association is a non-governmental organisation founded in late 2004 by the Chairman of New Bob Group, Dato’ Leslie Lee. The NGO aims to give support, guidance and education for caregivers and families who have loved ones suffering from persistent mental illness.
In collaboration with the Penang State Government, the charity event was organized to raise RM200,000 in aid of sustaining D’Home’s services to meet the needs of people with mental health issues and disorders, and their caregivers. Among the highlights of the carnival were hiking competition, zumba, mindfulness exercise, health screening exhibitions, stage performances by USM students and games.
Participants were given two choices on either to hike up to penang hill from botanical garden area for hikers at RM80 or take the tram straight to penang hill for non-hikers at RM40. Congratulations to D’home organizing committee for doing a great job in organizing such a noble event and attracted over 250 participants across Penang.