Latin Women’s Association of Malaysia Raises RM158,000 for Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia

The Charity Ball 2023 was supported as Platinum Sponsor by The M∙A∙C∙ Clinic

The Latin Woman Association of Malaysia proudly announces the astounding success of the XIV Latin Charity Ball, held on November 11th, 2023, at the Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The event raised a commendable RM158,000.00 (One Hundred Fifty-Eight Thousand Only), all of which will be donated to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA). The event was supported by the embassies and communities of Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela in Malaysia.

The XIV Latin Charity Ball not only celebrated a night of cultural richness, but also exemplified the passionate commitment of women supporting women in the fight against breast cancer. The funds collected will be instrumental in supporting two critical projects undertaken by BCWA:

Mitsubishi Triton VGT Purchase:

  • The acquisition of a Mitsubishi Triton VGT to facilitate the BCWA team’s outreach to rural and remote areas for breast cancer clinical trials and prevention talks.

Sewing Room Renovation:

  • The purchase of materials, sewing machines, and renovation of a sewing room dedicated to crafting temporary prostheses for breast cancer surgery patients.

Malaysia’s premier luxury aesthetic destination, The M∙A∙C∙ Clinic was the Platinum Sponsor at this year’s XIV Latin Charity Ball 2023. As one of Malaysia’s pioneering medical aesthetic institutions for the last 27 years, TheM∙A∙C∙ Clinic’s prime objectives is to also give back to the communities that support the well-being of society, and education for the under-served, in a model that is sustainable in the long term. This is in line with M∙A∙C∙ Clinic’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ideals.

Founder and Medical Director of TheM∙A∙C∙ Clinic, Dr Hew Yin Keat shared, “This will be our 5th year as a Sponsor Partner of the Latin Charity Ball. And each time we are happy with the results of our partnership, and look forward to our continued collaboration and learn more about Latin culture and build a good relationship between Malaysia and Latin countries all over the world.”

“We also take this opportunity to talk about the importance of charitable giving and how it can make a real difference in people’s lives. By coming together and raising funds for causes that we believe in, we are sending out a powerful message about what we believe in, and what we care about. Together we can make a significant impact on the communities and organisations that we support by considering the environmental, social, and governance impact of our actions in particular, and society in general. Thus, ensuring that our charitable giving is not just about raising money, but also about making a positive difference in the world, “Dr Hew concluded.