20 students from Wisma Harapan Special School joined an unforgettable shopping experience at UNIQLO Mid Valley
20 students from Wisma Harapan Special School joined an unforgettable shopping experience at UNIQLO Mid Valley

It’s always heart-warming to see a fashion brand’s commitment to charity and in June this year, UNIQLO hosted a fun and unforgettable shopping experience for 20 students with special needs from Wisma Harapan Special School at their Mid Valley branch.

Happy faces while resting after a day's worth of shopping at UNIQLO
Happy faces while resting after a day’s worth of shopping at UNIQLO

Each student were assigned a UNIQLO buddy to pick out their favourite UNIQLO outfits. The Japanese brand has always been committed to enriching people’s lives and aims to benefit society through the power of clothing. Sounds great doesn’t it?

A student  and UNIQLO buddy shopping together
A student and UNIQLO buddy shopping together

Satoshi Onoguchi, Managing Director of UNIQLO (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and UNIQLO (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., said “We are glad and honoured to play our part in helping the students of Wisma Harapan to enrich their lives through this one of a kind shopping experience. As we commit ourselves to introduce the power of clothing to our surrounding communities, we look forward to working with more charitable organisations through our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. ”

Students joined in on the origami session and breakfast time after their shopping experience
Students joined in on the origami session and breakfast time after their shopping experience

Margaret Thava, a coordinator from Wisma Harapan Special School added, “We are happy that UNIQLO has come forward to introduce our students to this unique shopping experience and provide them with an opportunity to have a fun day out. The students definitely had a good time learning and enjoyed their experience today.”

UNIQLO Buddy helping students from Wisma Harapan Special School pick their favourite items at UNIQLO
UNIQLO Buddy helping students from Wisma Harapan Special School pick their favourite items at UNIQLO

After picking out their favourite outfits, the fun continued with origami making and snacks and drinks were also served. Find out more about this initiative at www.uniqlo.com.my or go to UNIQLO’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/uniqlo.my.