BANGKOK, Thailand —— The Honda Khiang Khang Thai Fund (HKKT Fund) under the Honda Thailand Foundation, in collaboration with the Relief and Community Health Bureau of the Thai Red Cross Society, carried out the 13th cold relief effort to celebrate HM the King’s birthday on 5 December under the theme of “Doing Good for Dad”, dedicated to HM the King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who is the Patron of the Thai Red Cross Society.
The HKKT Fund provided 4,000 blankets and 1,500 t-shirts worth a total value of THBaht 1,180,000,- for distribution to people affected by the cold weather in several districts in Chiang Rai province including Mae Suai, Muang, and Wieng Pa Pao.
Distribution of donations during the 13th cold relief activity organised by the HKKT Fund to celebrate HM the King’s birthday on 5 December under the theme of “Doing Good for Dad”
About The Honda Khiang Khang Thai Fund (HKKT Fund)
The Honda Khiang Khang Thai Fund (HKKT Fund) under the Honda Thailand Foundation was initiated in 31 March 2012 in order to support Thai people in time of disasters and educate people living in the risk areas to be prepared for natural disasters, for instance, earthquake, landslide, cold, drought, flooding. Honda makes a contribution to the Fund of THBaht 1,000,- for every Honda car sold, THBaht 100,- for every Honda motorcycle sold, and THBaht 10,- for every Honda power product sold. The amount of contributions to the fund has reached THBaht 762 million (1 April 2012 – 30 September 2014). This fund has been continually used for helping people in time of disasters and for many beneficial activities such as cold relief victims, disaster relief packages for flood victims and many more activities, with total accumulated aid spending of more than THBaht 100 million.
[Source : Honda]