Chan Mow Company takes Father's Day gifts to Mapuifagalele
Chan Mow Company Limited donated Father’s Day gifts to the elders at Mapuifagalele on Friday.
Chan Mow representative, Taivale Tuiafiso, said the donation was an annual occasion for one of the oldest companies in Samoa, giving back to the community.
Taivale spoke on behalf of the company to convey best wishes from the owners, management and staff for the elderlies at Mapuifagalele.
“We have brought 25 gift hampers and some food supplies for the Sunday luncheon,” he said.
The estimated total cost of the gifts is more than $1,000.
“The purpose of this gift giving is to help boost the morale amongst the elders of Samoa that are being taken care of here at Mapuifagalele. This was also a way to make our elderly fathers feel special because of the upcoming Father’s Day.
“We wanted to also help in some way the work that the Sisters are doing to look after our elders especially during these hard and difficult times.”
He also mentioned that with whatever needs that Mapuifagalele has, the company will try its best to assist with it.
“After so many years, we always hear stories during special occasions like Mother’s Day or Christmas, the elders always ask about our company.”
Sister Elena of the Little Sisters of the Poor said that there are 45 elderly residents with only 18 being fathers.
“We are truly grateful for the continuous support from Chan Mow Company,” she said.
She added that both fathers and mothers are always excited when it is nearing special occasions.
“The company has always extended their helping hand with by providing supplies for the needs of our Samoan elders.
“On behalf of the Sisters, we thank God for your kindness through the generosity shown in your assistance, we know that there are times we ask for help when we struggle with some of the things we need yet the company never fails to help.
“We also thank members of the public who have come throughout this week to offer support as part of a Father’s Day gift.”
Sister Elena also wished all the fathers of Samoa, a happy Father’s Day.
“We pray that God will shower his blessings upon the Company of Chan Mow and especially everyone that have shown kindness towards our elders.”