Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Chicken Run for diabetes

THE race is on. The Kenny Rogers Roasters (KRR) Chicken mascot together with Malaysian national track and field athlete Roslinda Samsu and the KKR team headed towards the finishing line each with an egg on a cone. The unique mini-race was demonstration of the Roasters Chicken Run to the held soon.
Into its fifth consecutive year, the run aims to raise funds for Tabung Kebajikan Pesakit PPUKM – Young Diabetic Patients, a special beneficiary providing care for children with diabetes.
This year, the charity run will be held on the grounds of Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur.
“I am truly honoured to be a part of this cause and support the run and PPUKM–Young Diabetic Patients. These children need our help and support. I wish to encourage more people to take part in healthy activities for a healthier lifestyle,” said Roslinda.
Berjaya Roasters (M) Sdn Bhd, executive director Datuk Francis Lee said this year’s charity run would be even bigger and better.
“From the previous runs, we have collected more than RM100,000 for the Tabung Kebajikan Pesakit HUKM, Pediatric Unit HUKM (Oncology), Unit TUTUR–Aural Rehabilitation Centre For Hearing Impaired Children together with Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia and also various charity homes such as House of Joy and Faith, Yayasan Sunbeams Home, Rumah Juara, Rumah Kanak-kanak Tengku Budriah, Rumah Sayangan, Rumah Hope, Rumah Kebajikan Anbu Illam, Rumah Charis and Ti-Ratana Welfare Society.”
Forms are now available at any of the Kenny Rogers Roasters Restaurants in the Klang Valley or can be downloaded from
For more information, contact 03–2119 9888 or visit

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