On 15 May 2010, the Lions Club of George Town Mutiara signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pantai Hospital, Penang to set up a joint medical fund to help needy patients who required expensive surgical procedures in the Hospital. The MoU was signed during the Club's 22nd Charter Anniversary Banquet and was witnessed by the then International Director Hajjah Ellis Suriyati and then District Governor Choong Kwei Loi at the Eastin Hotel, Penang.
Now, some five months after the historical signing of the MoU, the Lions GTM-Pantai Penang Medical Fund will be officially launched on 02 November 2010 by Tuan Yang Terutama, Tun Dato' Seri Utama (Dr) Haji Abdul Rahman B. Haji Abas, the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang at the Pantai Hospital, Penang. The official launch of the medical fund will be witnessed by District Governor Hudson Hah at 9.00 a.m.
In conjunction with the launching of the fund, the hospital will be providing several free health screening activities including a blood donation campaign. There will be a mock cheque presentation from major donors to the fund. All donations in excess of RM1,000.00 are tax exempt. All Lions are invited to witness the launch of the medical fund whereat lunch will be served after the launching ceremony.