Toon hands over 1,300 million baht donations to 11 hospitals

Famous rocker Arthivara Kongmalai who is better known as Toon Bodyslam on Sunday presented 1.3 billion baht of public donations raised from the charity marathon run late last year to 11 hospitals to be used in the acquisition of necessary medical equipment.

The donations were received by Maj-Gem Nimit Samotharn, director of Phra Mongkutklao hospital on behalf of the 11 hospitals.

On top of the public donations which amounted to 1,377 million baht as of 2 pm on Sunday, Toon and his running mates also presented four million baht raised from the sale of T-shirts to be given to Mai Kaen hospital in Pattani for the purchase of an X-ray machine.

The 1,300 million baht donations are split among 11 hospitals as follows: Phra Mongkutklao hospital, 221 million baht; Khon Kaen hospital, 143 million baht; Surat Thani hospital, 136.5 million baht; Ratchaburi hospital, 130 million baht; Chiang Rai Prachasongkroh hospital, 110.5 million baht; Saraburi hospital, 104 million baht; Yala hospital, 91 million baht; Nakhon Ping hospital in Chiang Mai, 91 million baht; Chao Phraya Yommaraj hospital, 91 million baht; Chao Phraya Abhaiphubet hospital in Prachin Buri, 91 million baht; and Chao Nan hospital, 91 million baht.