Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel, resort and residential group Shangri-La joined in as a partner with Trail Sri Lanka last month to drive a fundraiser in USA, urging the Sri Lankan expats to contribute towards this year’s Trail initiative of building a cancer unit at Karapitiya Hospital.
The fundraiser hosted by the Sri Lanka Medical Association North America – West was held in San Marino, California, USA and was attended by renowned medical professionals and their friends and family in the region.
“Shangri-La’s partnership with Trail resonates with our guiding principle: To remain deeply committed to our social responsibility by making a positive contribution to our communities, environment, colleagues, guests and business partners. It gives us immense pleasure to be partners with a worthy cause and we look forward to grow our partnership with Trail’s future endeavours,” Shangri-La Hotels Lanka (Pvt) Limited Sales and Marketing (Residential) Head Neluka de Alwis commented during the event. The Sri Lankan Medical Association of North America (SLMANA) established in 1996; brings together professionals and students in the medical and health care professions, who are of Sri Lankan origin or lineage living in America and Canada, for charitable and humanitarian purposes. Since its inception the association has donated funds for various projects in Matara, Colombo, Jaffna, Kurunegala and Chilaw.