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AirAsia Foundation is helping vulnerable communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The philanthropic arm of AirAsia Group is working with charities such as Perak State Parks, SEED Foundation and Beyond Borders Malaysia. These organizations help provide food and medical aid to Orang Asli families, people without permanent shelter and refugees.
AirAsia Foundation Executive Director Yap Mun Ching said: “The pandemic has disproportionately affected those who were already socio-economically disadvantaged. Among our grantees, several have reported appeals from community members for food aid. In these extraordinary times, we call for collective action and hope that as many people as possible will give their support.”
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AirAsia Foundation has been supporting relief organizations since 2013. The Foundation has also coordinated the delivery of thousands of tons of aid on AirAsia flights to disaster-hit locations across the region.
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