STAND UP FOR SUARAM NIGHT: A FUNDRAISING DINNER For the past six months, Suara Rakyat Malaysia, SUARAM (Suara Inisiatif Sdn Bhd) have been facing probes and harassment from various government agencies for doing the work that we do. Here’s your chance to get updates on the latest development about SUARAM! Join us for a night of fun and laughter at our fundraising dinner to know exactly what we are going through as well as some light entertainment and performances by local artists. The purpose of this fundraising event is to raise funds to cover our daily operating costs and to promote and protect human rights and civil liberties through human rights education, campaigns and participatory activities in 2013/2014. The estimated cost for the first half of 2013 alone is projected at RM600,000.00. Do join us! WE need YOUR support! Date: 19 January 2013 Time: 8.00pm Venue: Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH), Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur.
Table (10 pax)
- RM1000 or RM3000 or RM5000 or RM10,000
- Minimum donation of RM100 per pax
*Please note that all tables will feature the same setting/layout regardless of price.
FOR INQUIRIES/ TICKET PURCHASE
1) Visit SUARAM Office:
433A, Jalan 5/46, Gasing Indah, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (10am-6pm)
Tel: +603-7784 3525.
SUARAM Office: +603-7784 3525.
3) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Tickets will be available at our office from January 3, 2013 onwards.
PAYMENTS / DIRECT DONATION
Name of Account: SUARA INISIATIF SDN BHD
Name of Bank : Hong Leong Bank
Account No : 03000065200
Via cash deposit, cheque or online bank transfer
1) Via cash deposit, cheque or online bank transfer
Email email@example.com with the following details:
a) Total amount transferred
b) Time and date of payment
c) Transaction code (for online transfers) or a scanned copy of bank-in slip
e) Quantity of tickets/tables purchased
f) Your name, HP and email.
2) Via debit/credit card
Use the PayPal button at the bottom of this page or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
a) Your name, HP and email.
b) Quantity of tickets/tables purchased
c) We would send you a payment request via PayPal to the email provided by you. Please note you do not have to have a PayPal account to make payment for ticket purchases.
3) Please note that all payments needs to be made prior to the event to avoid confusion and miscommunication at the event itself.
1) You just had a fundraising dinner recently, why are you doing another one so soon?
Yes, it’s true that we recently held an Ops Scorpene Fundraising Dinner in June 2012. As we have assured the attendees and supporters of said event, the funds raised will be strictly use to cover the campaign and legal cost for the Ops Scorpene campaign.
This upcoming event we are organising in January is meant to keep SUARAM and our human rights campaigns and programmes continuously running throughout 2013/2014.
2) In what aspects will the funds raised be used by SUARAM?
In addition to covering our overhead costs and employ our staff, the funds will be used for the different desks and campaigns by SUARAM in the Klang Valley and Penang. This also includes trainings and production of education materials such as books, flyers and videos to suit the different campaigns we do. Funds will also be used to cover other expenses such as maintenance and upgrading our computers and other equipments, stationary and communication bills.
3) How many desks or units do you have?
Our campaigns and programmes is focus, but not limited to:
Documentation & Monitoring – Monitoring, documenting and research on the state of human rights in Malaysia;
Right to Trial – Abolition of all detention-without-trial laws;
Right to Justice – Campaign on accountability of police and other enforcement agencies;
Refugees Desk – Campaign to protect and promote the rights of asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers and persons of concern;
Outreach & Event – Organising educational programmes such as human rights trainings and events, film screenings and workshops.
4) How will I know how the funds raised will be used?
As a human rights organisation, we are committed to remain transparent in our accounting purposes. We submit our accounts to be audited annually without fail since we are registered under the Companies Act, 1965 since 2001. In order to keep the public inform, we will encourage donors and supporters to subscribe to our mailing list this whereby we will give a monthly or bi-monthly update on the different activities and programmes that we do. You may also visit our website from time to time to get updates on what is going on.
Please note additional charges will apply for payment made via credit/debit card due to PayPal’s policy. To avoid charges, please make direct payment to our bank account as provided above.
Please note all tickets must be collected at SUARAM office prior to the event. Please email email@example.com after you have made payment whether via online transfer or PayPal to verify.