Today, September 5, the world marks the International Day of Charity, which promotes charitable initiatives, educates and raises awareness of the importance of giving. And on this day, we can’t stop wondering – are popular movements such as the “Ice bucket challenge” a real charity success or just a one-hit wonder?
Under the theme of ‘The World Gathers Here for Goodness,’ The Dubai Mall has joined hands with the philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan, in addition to showcasing an impressive display of Arabic art pieces that underlines the region’s rich cultural heritage.
Packages to four world renowned sporting events to be auctioned in Dubai’s Meydan racecourse on March 8 Proceeds to benefit Friends of Cancer Patients society Fancy an exclusive round of golf with a three time European PGA tour winner? How about dinner with one of the UK’s premier Rugby Union teams or perhaps an opportunity […]
Enjoy a sumptuous feast with friends and family at the Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barsha this Ramadan as the four-star hotel serves up traditional Sohour and Iftar in two fabulous venues. Have Sohour in the authentic setting of Al Sarab, the hotel’s Lebanese restaurant, which serves an a la carte menu of traditional favourites in […]
The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation (KZHF) has launched the “Ramadan Ration” project for the year 2011. Around 300,000 people from 45000 families will benefit from the project implemented each year before the holy month of Ramadan, KZHF announced.
Children from Horizon School, Jumeirah, have been collecting ‘shoe boxes’ for the construction workers employed and living in the UAE. Supported by Marion Sinclair, Headteacher, children as young as 4, up to the age of 12, all focused on the school’s ethos of *respect and understanding towards others* and carefully packed shoeboxes with practical items […]
Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Women Establishment and wife of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Presidential Affairs, announced Tuesday the launch of “Manal Bint Mohammed Voluntary Program’, an initiative to train Emirati women on the basics and importance of voluntary work, especially […]
UAE’s Red Crescent Authority (RCA) today said preparations for charity works in the Holy Month of Ramadan are underway nationwide.
Construction of the new headquarters of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment is progressing as scheduled. Nearly 40pc of the constructions works has been completed on a 20,000 sq metre area in Mamzar, Dubai.