iM4U’s Volunteer Malaysia Awards (VMA 2016) Celebrates Malaysian Volunteers

Last Friday, The Daily Seni was given the opportunity to attend the first Volunteer Malaysia Awards 2016 – A Prime Minister’s award ceremony that was held at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa. The award ceremony organised by iM4U in order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of those who have volunteered and contributed positively towards the betterment of our community.

“Volunteerism is about bringing people together. Volunteers are really the VIP here,” says Rudy Malik, iM4U’s Chief Executive Officer during the post-award press conference.  Award recipients received a trophy and certificate signed by our Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak as well as seed funding from iM4U’s DRe1M fund for their next projects.

13 awards were presented on the night and above all those awards, iM4U volunteers across Malaysia who have volunteered a certain number of hours in a year also recognised by VMA’s Bronze, Silver and Gold Achievements.

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Here is the list of VMA winners:

Best Volunteer Initiative

Public Service Sector: Program Duta Jauhar – Yayasan Pelajaran Johor

Private Sector: AEON Hometown Forest Programme – AEON Co. (M) Bhd.

NGO/NPO/Collective: Generating Opportunities for the Learning Disabled (GOLD) – Association of the Learning Disabled

DRe1M: Teratak Semai Project – Faculty of Design & Architecture, UPM

Media Organisations: Disaster Relief; Sabah Ranau Earthquake Recovery Project – Yayasan Nanyang Press

School: Warung Santalia Project – SMK Padang Midin, Kuala Terengganu

Pesonality (Online Voting): iAMFAITHMEN – Faizal Tahir

People’s Choice: Bersamamu – Primeworks Studios

Best Social Media Campaign for A Volunteer Initiative

The mBL Epic Build – myBurgerLab

Lifetime Achievement Award

Balasupramaniam Krishnan (Capt. Bala) – Safety Activist, Founder of MVFRA

Superelawan of the Year

Project T.R.Y (Transforming Rural Youth)

iM4U fm Best Humanitarian Song Award

Asslamualaikum – Faizal Tahir

Special Jury Award

Haji Ramli bin Bakar – Kelab Kebajikan dan Pendidikan Puncak



More photos on: iM4Ufm FB page

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