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There are two websites you can visit to find out the validity of any NGO bodies:
  •       Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)
  •       Malaysian Registrar of Societies (ROS)
Every NGO body must be registered with the Registrar of Societies (ROS). If anyone is approaching you for a donation, you can check for the NGO body’s name here.
Charitable organizations have been around for centuries, offering hope and support to those in need. In Malaysia, there are several charitable organizations that you can contribute to in various ways, be it through donations, volunteering, or advocacy. These organizations strive to make a difference in the lives of many Malaysians by providing food, medical services, and even wigs to those who are facing various challenges.

PERTIWI Soup Kitchen

One of the most reputable charitable organizations in Malaysia is the PERTIWI Soup Kitchen. The organization provides free meals regularly to the homeless and the poor at various locations. You can contribute to the organization in two ways, either by donating funds to pay for the cost of meals provided or by becoming a volunteer. To make a financial contribution to the project, you can make contributions in favor of ‘PERTIWI’ RHB Account Number 2-14035-10201591. All donations are tax-exempted according to Section 44(6) Income Tax Act 1967.

Blood Donation

Another way to give back to society is through blood donation. There are specific eligibility criteria for blood donors in Malaysia, including age, weight, and the last time they donated blood. You can check these criteria on the UMMC website or visit any state hospital in Malaysia to donate blood. Blood banks in state hospitals are always in need of donations, and your contribution can help save lives.


H&M Malaysia (old clothes)

H&M Malaysia has a Garment Collecting program that collects unwanted clothes and textiles. In 2020, the program collected 18,800 tonnes of unwanted clothes and textiles. You can participate in this program by taking any unwanted clothes or textiles, by any brand and in any condition, to one of their stores. You will receive a thank-you voucher to use towards your next purchase.

Kechara Soup Kitchen (money, food)

The Kechara Soup Kitchen is another charitable organization that provides food, essential medical services, and welfare assistance to the homeless and the urban poor, regardless of race and creed. The organization collects surplus food from hypermarkets, wet markets, hotels, bakeries, and gives it to the urban poor and other charitable organizations instead of landing it in the dumps. You can contribute to the organization by donating cash or food. Cash donations can be made to Kechara Soup Kitchen Society’s Maybank account number 5122-3133-4874. Donations of RM50 and above are tax-exempt under Section 44(6) of the Income Tax Act 1967.

Locks Of Hope Association (hair)

Locks of Hope Association is another charitable organization that helps cancer patients cope with hair loss. The organization’s Locks of Hope Hair Donation Campaign provides a platform for Malaysians to donate their hair to be turned into wigs for cancer patients who are going through chemotherapy. Hair donors need to have hair that is at least 6 inches long, and perms, dyes, and rebonding are accepted after six months. You can donate your hair at any salon or courier it to the organization using a courier service.

Society For Cancer Advocacy and Awareness (scan)

The Society for Cancer Advocacy and Awareness (SCAN) is a charitable organization that strives to be the unified voice for all cancer patients in Sarawak. The organization aims to improve access to high-quality healthcare for cancer patients by being a strategic supporter and partner to the Sarawak government, particularly healthcare institutions and related government agencies that provide cancer patients’ needs and welfare. You can become a cancer advocate and help push for improvements in cancer care in Sarawak.
Society for Cancer Advocacy And Awareness Kuching
Acc. No.: 80-0887448-0
In conclusion, charitable organizations play a significant role in Malaysia, offering hope and support to those in need. You can contribute to these organizations in several ways, including donating funds or food, volunteering your time and skills, or advocating for their causes. By doing so, you can make a difference in the lives of many Malaysians and help build a better society. Remember, every little bit counts, and your contribution