Union Coop Contributes AED 1 Million to 10 Million Meals
Source: Al Bayan (Translated)
The campaign is believed to be one of a kind largest community campaign in the UAE
Union Coop, announced the provision of one million dirhams, equivalent to 125,000 meals, to the largest national community campaign of its kind, aims at supporting fragile groups in society and activating the values of community cooperation and solidarity by providing meals and food parcels to needy families within the state and ensure its delivery to them wherever they are, in conjunction with the blessed month of Ramadan.
Contributions to the campaign have come from institutions and individuals since the announcement of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him,” launched under the supervision of Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Food Bank, to provide an integrated community solidarity network at the country level that aims to provide food support to the needy and vulnerable groups in society, and to enhance their sense of security and stability.
The CEO of Union Coop, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, said that the contribution to the 10 million meals Campaign that create a system of community solidarity is the largest of its kind at the state level, which comes in the context of community support programs and initiatives implemented by Union Coop, stressing that the campaign embodies concepts of Tolerance, solidarity, compassion and the preservation of human dignity emphasized by the wise leadership and contributed by the UAE community in all its segments.
He praised the efforts of the wife of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, “May God Protect Him” Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Food Bank, which is keen to launch charitable and humanitarian initiatives there proving that the doors to contributing to good are open to everyone without exception and those in need feel a solid safety net around them that protects and supports them all the time.
Union Coop implements throughout the year an integrated set of CSR programs in vital and development sectors, most notably the support of the health sector within the country, supporting small and medium enterprises sectors, consolidating a culture of entrepreneurship, supporting sporting events, and empowering people of determination.