SUMMARY:

We raise funds for materials to sew and source Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and distribute these to health care centers for use by frontliners to protect them in their work.

Bank Account for Donations:

MODA Malaysia
Maybank Berhad 5-14084-33920-1 

Hotline / Whatsapp:

+60 012-3903128

Press Kit & more information & visuals : http://bit.ly/mff-press    

For PPE Requests:

Please DM @imaret_my with the following info: your name, contact no. , which hosp/kk, types of PPEs needed + quantity.
We will try to cater to your request according to priority & available stocks

email:

modamalaysia2019@gmail.com  

Campaign Hashtags: #MODAforFrontliners #FashionFightsCOVID19 #MODAMalaysiaCares  #MYDesignersCare
@MODAmalaysia
@fashionvaletcom
@imaret_my

WHAT WE DO

MODA FOR FRONTLINERS - This fundraiser was initiated by the Malaysian Official Designers’ Association (MODA), in partnership with FashionValet and IMARET to help the fashion designing and the creative community to buy and sew PPE hospital gowns for our frontliners.

 

Hospitals are in urgent need of more PPE hospital gowns. PPE hospital gowns are very important to protect them when dealing with patients or screening patients, so that they don’t contract the virus themselves. Because it is disposable, our hospitals need many of them. Please help us protect our frontliners!

 

The Malaysian Official  Designers’ Association has initiated a project to supply PPEs for frontliners. Funds will be administered by MODA to buy the fabric to be distributed to  designers and volunteers involved to sew PPE hospital gowns as fast as possible.

 

Together with MODA, FashionValet will help with the fundraising and IMARET will assist the distribution to their network of hospitals. 

SPREAD THE WORD - Share via your social media, whatsapp, wechat, .... and include a link to our fundraising page https://bit.ly/modappe - For media, contact: peterlum.moda@gmail.com

DONATE - Any amount counts! Bank in to 'MODA Malaysia' Maybank Account No. 5-14084-33920-1 or make a payment at our fund https://bit.ly/modappe

VOLUNTEER FOR SEWING & CUTTING - Please Whatsapp to Shawn +60-10-2689220 or email us at shawn@moda.com.my.

VOLUNTEERS AT WORK

Here are some first pictures of the amazing people who are volunteering and helping...we will update more pictures here as we go...any media requests or questions pls contact: peterlum.moda@gmail.com

FAQ

1. How are the funds disbursed?

The funds raised will be used to buy the hospital gown fabric and other protective

gear. Then MODA’s team of designers and volunteers will sew the gowns to be sent

to our KKM personnel who need these gowns.

 

2. How do I make a donation? (It’s repetitive but better than not ask the question)

You can donate directly to:

  • MODA’s Maybank A/C# 5-14084-33920-1, or

  • Any of MODA’s e-Wallet with GrabPay or Maybank QRPay QRCodes below.

            More FAQ below...

3. How are the PPE items distributed?

We are partnering with IMARET recommended by FashionValet through their

ongoing Covid19 fundraising campaign. IMARET will be assisting in the distribution

of the PPE items to the designated KKM facilities all over the country with priority to

the health clinics around Klang Valley.

Temptative Project Flow:

1. First batch of the fund raised thru KitaFund.my will be transferred to MODA to

commence operations week 6th April.

2. Materials will arrive also week 6th April and will be sent to the respective

workshops/designers.

3. The entire operations takes 1 - 2 weeks (sourcing, purchasing, logistics, cutting,

sewing, QC, packing and transporting.

4. Expect distribution of PPEs by IMARET to hospitals & clinics third week of April

earliest.

 

4. Where are the PPE items distributed to?


We are working with IMARET, who are a well experienced NGO which has been working with hospitals nationwide. IMARET will register and evaluate the requests and will then distribute them to the respective KKM along their request list. (We are starting with Klang Valley, and we are getting requests from other states, which we record down and try to address later, if possible.

FOR PPE REQUESTS: Please DM @imaret_my with the following info:
your name, contact no. , which hosp/kk, types of PPEs needed + quantity.
We will try to cater to your request according to priority & available stocks

 

5. Who are the official partners of this fund raising?

 

Malaysian Official Designers’ Association (MODA) -

MODA is a not-for-profit organisation that capitalizes the collective talents of the fashion industry to enable sustainable growth and strengthen Malaysian fashion in the global fashion economy.
Our Mission is to bring together the Malaysian Fashion Industry, nurtures, develops and leads it through creative influence and collaboration. It supports the Malaysian fashion and creative industry through Education, Business Development, Marketing & Promotion and Networking.

MODA unites and empowers Malaysian fashion and creativity to take a leading role in the local and global fashion economy.

For more information: http://moda.com.my/

 

FashionValet.com - FashionValet is Southeast Asia’s premier online destination for Asian brands selling fashion apparel, shoes, and accessories, aiming to bring the latest fashion trends to your doorstep. Founded in 2010 by Malaysia’s popular blogger Vivy Yusof and her husband Fadzarudin Anuar, FashionValet offers a wide selection of ready-to-wear garments for women, men and kids, from modest and contemporary attire to lingerie, accessories, shoes and swimwear, and boasts fast delivery, and best-in-class user experience for consumers around the world.

With offices set up in Malaysia and Singapore, FashionValet proudly carries home-grown brands and designers from across Southeast Asia, serving as a key platform for up-and-coming designers from these countries.

In 2012, MYEG, one of Southeast Asia’s most well-known publicly-listed Internet companies, invested into FashionValet after the founders overcame 40 competitors to win the MYEG ‘Make The Pitch’ knock-out competition. Over the years, they secured a series of investments from Elixir Capital based in Silicon Valley and Zozotown, Japan’s leading online fashion mall, and now their Series C funding from Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the Malaysian government’s strategic investment fund.

Visit their physical stores in Bangsar Village II, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Publika Shopping Gallery and IOI City Mall Putrajaya.
For more information : www.fasionvalet.com 

 

IMARET -  (IMAM Response & Relief Team) is a medical NGO that provides

humanitarian aid reliefs in response to any natural or manmade disasters, as well as

outreach programs to marginalised communities in non-disastrous regions, locally

and internationally. For more information :

http://www.imamalaysia.org/what-we-do/imaret/ 

 

6. How did this fundraising start and why?

It got first started by a group of fashion designing friends seeing how some of the

KKM frontliners postings on social media that they had to use garbage bags as an

alternative to cover their heads and shoes because the PPE items weren’t available.

So then Melinda Looi with friends like Datuk Radzuan Radziwill, Salikin Sidik, Khoon

Hooi, Alia Bastamam, Key Ng, Chelest Thou, Kit Woo and others started to post on social media urgring help from the public to help by donating funds to buy the fabric to sew hospital gowns and other items. So then Vivy Yusof of FashionValet decided to join us and make this fund raising effort more official by setting up an online fundraising page via KitaFund and invited IMARET to also be part of this nationwide campaign.

 

In Mel’s words: “We started very small.. it was only among MODA members who were contributing some donation to help to get PPE items to help the frontliners. Then someone tag me on social media .. who are some volunteers to help to make face shields.. Elvina who is the volunteer who hooks me up with Liyana Zainal who is also a volunteer.. We started getting more materials and friends helped with more money to buy the materials.. and designers and home sewists started calling in too.. It was a very humble beginning.. Now we have Fashion Valet and Imaret on board with us to raise more fund.. and so we can buy more materials and PPE items to help te frontliners. “

 

7. Are the sewers, designers and volunteers compensated for their efforts?

All involved are doing this as voluntary basis and no one is being compensated in

anyway but only through the simple gratitude received from the KKM frontliners.

 

8. Do I get a tax exemption receipt? 

We unfortunately can not provide a tax receipt at this point.

 

9. How do I volunteer if I can sew?

Please contact modamalaysia2019@gmal.com or WhatsApp only your name, mobile

and email address to 012-8580899 or 010-2689220.

 

10. What can we help beyond sewing and donating?

Help spread the word:

Campaign Name: MODA for Frontliners - PPE Fundraising

Campaign Fund Raising Site: https://bit.ly/modappe 

Campaign Hashtags: #MODAforFrontliners #FashionFightsCOVID19 #MODAMalaysiaCares  #MYDesignersCare
@MODAMalaysia @fashionvaletcom @imaret_my

 

11. What designers are helping this cause?

We are most grateful that there are constantly designers and brands joining this

campaign, the following list is not exhaustive, but we try to update it where we can.

 

In no particular order:

 

Dato Radzuan Radziwill, Khoon Hooi, Alia Bastamam, InnaiRed, Melinda Looi, Celest

Thoi, Jimmy Lim, Key Ng, You Sheng, Keith Kee, Kit Woo, Fizzi Woo, Mimpikita, Nurita Harith, Brian Khoo,  Justin Yap, Michael Ooi, SML Fashion School, Dwen Raha, Eleusis Bridal, Neelofa, Dato Rizalman Ibrahim,...and many volunteer seamstress.

A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE HELPING THIS CAUSE - THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

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