Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) donated healthy products, including ready-to-eat meals and 17,280 eggs, to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Thailand (RMHC Thailand) for the fifth consecutive year. This effort aims at supporting families of ill children in four hospitals.
Initiated in 2010, RMHC Thailand aims at providing a “home-away-from-home” and basic facilities for the families who travelling far to get treatment for their seriously ill children. Currently, there are four Ronald McDonald Houses in Thailand at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Siriraj Hospital, Nopparatrajathanee Hospital and the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health.
At the handover ceremony, CP Foods’ Vice President Wararaj Ruengsri said the company realizes the importance of supporting the hospitalized children and their families and therefore, it has provided nutritious foods that are fresh, clean, and safe to them.
“Our fresh and high-quality eggs are a good source of protein. Egg is beneficial for the health and can be cook in many different delicious ways.” he said.
Ms. Kittaya Oonsakon, Committee Member and Secretary of RMHC Thailand, thanked CP Foods for its continuous supports to all four of the Foundation’s shelters. She added that the donated food supplies can relief a burden of parents who have travel far from home for several weeks to take care of their ill children.
CP Foods’ Assistant Vice President Norachai Ratanabanchuen added that this partnership is a part of the company’s mission to support people in need, ensuring that they have received healthy and safe foods. This is in line with CP group’s “3-benefits” philosophy, which are the country, the people and, lastly, the company.
For more information of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Thailand, visit the foundation website at www.rmhc.or.th or call 02-696-4928.