Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia,has launched aninitiative in support of the people of Lebanon following the tragic explosion in Beiruton Tuesday 4 August.The initiative will be set up across all Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls in the UAEto raise and collect donations which will be distributed to Lebanese people in need affected by the blast in Beirut.
Shoppers and visitors to Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls, as well as members of their respective wider communities, are urged to support the people of Lebanon by gifting all-important donations. These could range from clothes, electronic to non-perishable fooditems, books, and toys.
Majid Al Futtaim is activating the initiative in the UAE by joining forces with Emirates Red Crescent tomanage thedistribution of donations in Lebanon.
The initiative will includedonation boxes installed across all
Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls in the UAE, including Mall of the Emirates, City CentreDeira,
City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Ajman, City Centre Sharjah, City Centre Fujairah,
My City Centre Al Barsha, My City Centre Masdar and the Matajer malls.Visitors will be able to find the donation boxes installed at various locationsthroughout Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls.
Fuad Mansoor Sharaf, Managing Director, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Shopping Malls (UAE, Bahrain & Oman), said: “Majid Al Futtaim has been deeply moved and touched by the tragic events in Lebanon. We understand that these are incredibly testing times for Lebanese people across the world. Having served and operated in the country for so many years,
Majid Al Futtaimhas also grown to become a part of the community andis committed to do as much as we can to help those in need. We are incredibly grateful for the support of Emirates Red Crescent in taking this initiative forward”.
‘Ya Beirut’initiative underlines Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to supporting the communities and markets in which it operates and being a responsible corporate citizen.