Have You #SpreadKindness This Ramadan 2015?
Have You Made Your Good Deeds Yet?
Few more days, and Ramadan 2015 is over. But the essence of Ramadan will continue all throughout the year. Some of the notable establishments and organizations here in the United Arab Emirates are very much involve into spreading one of the spirits of Ramadan, which is giving.
Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan distributed Complimentary Iftar meals to the capital’s taxi drivers
The charitable initiative, took place on Sunday 21 June 2015. 250 drivers received a full meal to break their fast
This initiative is our way of giving something back, a way of saying thank you to taxi drivers in the capital who continuously work to provide high standard transportation for our guests and people across the city – Dominique Mercier, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan General Manager
InterContinental Dubai Marina shared Iftar meal boxes with taxi drivers in the city
Boxes filled with Arabian delicacies and refreshments over the course of three days, between Sunday 21 and Tuesday 23 June, were distributed just in time for Iftar
Taxi drivers play a key role in showing travellers around the Emirates, especially in the heat of the summer when our guests rely on their valuable services more than ever. We wanted to show our appreciation for their efforts and commitment through this gesture during the holy month of Ramadan – Michael Martin, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Marina
Green Hope UAE, a voluntary youth organization working towards a sustainable development, along with Icons Coffee Couture and Panache International participated in handing out around 255 Iftar food packets to the laborers of the Tadweer waste management plant in Al Aweer, Dubai
Recycling is a key component of our sustainable consumption campaigns and our efforts are aided all year round by Tadweer, UAE’s premier waste recycling company. We have made this gesture as a token of our appreciation towards them – Kehkashan, the global coordinator of Children and Youth, UNEP MGFC and Founder President of Green Hope UAE
On the other hand, McDonald’s UAE along with Beit Al Khair launched a campaign to inspire people to #SpreadKindness through simple but thoughtful deeds that could have significant positive impact on other people’s lives and communities at large.
We are privileged to be in a community where doing good is an integral part of people’s daily lives. This Ramadan, we are encouraging this spirit with our #SpreadKindness campaign and helping parents pass it on to their children through our books and animated TV episodes, which will also be available on our website www.mcdonaldsarabia.com – Rafic Fakih, Partner and Managing Director of McDonald’s UAE
Those are just some of the great inspirations or motivations for us to start or continue spreading kindness. Have a blessed and happy Ramadan 2015!