Dubai has launched a huge food distribution drive ahead of Ramadan 2020.
The “10 million meals” campaign is under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, his wife Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of UAE Food Bank.
The campaign is the nation’s biggest food distribution drive, to support low-income families and individuals affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak across the UAE.
You can make a donation from your home – anything from Dhs8 to Dhs400 – and the food will be delivered to those in need. You can donate via the website www.10millionmeals.ae or by texting on your phone.
“Providing food for everyone, especially with the approach of the Holy Month of Ramadan, is our priority during our battle against the pandemic,” said Sheikh Mohammed.
“Crises reveal the true values of people, entities and societies. The ongoing crisis has revealed our country’s authenticity and deeply-rooted spirit of giving.
“The public, private and humanitarian sectors are united today to empower our people to overcome the global crisis without leaving anyone behind.
“The ’10 million meal’s campaign aims to reinforce social solidarity and cohesion in the UAE to enable us to emerge from the global crisis stronger.”
Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum said: “The 10 million meals campaign serves a noble cause that captures our society’s authenticity and humanity, especially in times of crisis.
“Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s directives to launch the campaign reflects part of his long and ongo-ing inspirational humanitarian journey.”
To donate, send the word “meal” to 1034 to donate Dhs8, to 1035 for Dhs40, 1036 to give Dhs80, 1037 for Dhs160 and 1038 to donate Dhs400.
For more information visit www.10millionmeals.ae or call (800 4006).