Géant shoppers at Yas Mall get a chance to support Make-A-Wish, UAE


May 2, 2017 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi-based Yas Mall is inviting visitors to make a child’s wish come true by contributing just AED1 when shopping at the Géant Hypermarket.

As part of this initiative – which started on April 30 and will continue until December 31 – shoppers at Géant, Yas Mall will be able to make an AED1 contribution, the proceeds will be donated directly to Make-A-Wish UAE, a charity that seeks to grant the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions.

In support of Make-A-Wish UAE, Géant at Yas Mall and Aldar Properties have announced a memorandum of understanding signed by Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, chairman of Make-A-Wish UAE, and Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, CEO of Aldar Properties.

The initiative was formalised at a press conference given by Saoud Khoory, general manager of Yas Mall; Hani Alzubaidi, CEO of Make-A-Wish UAE; and Mark Lack, COO of Géant. Also in attendance were Sheika Noor bint Fahim Al Qassimi, trustee board member of Make-A-Wish UAE.

This special initiative between Géant Hypermarket, Yas Mall and Make-A-Wish UAE supports Yas Mall’s commitment to the UAE’s ‘Year of Giving’, and reflects how the mall is encouraging retailers and customers in raising awareness towards supporting humanitarian initiatives within the UAE.

“Yas Mall is committed to help support the ‘Year of Giving’ through individual corporative initiatives, along with collaborative efforts of our retail partners and valued shoppers, in an effort to join forces and make a positive impact within our community. We would like to thank Geant for taking part in supporting Make-A-Wish UAE. We encourage everyone to donate to this worthwhile cause, which gives children the strength, hope and love to endure through great adversity,” says Khoory.

“We are delighted to partner with Géant Hypermarket and Yas Mall to launch this campaign, which will support us to reach out to more children with life-threatening medical conditions in the UAE. This campaign will also raise awareness of the foundation’s vision and goals with Géant being a lead hypermarket in the region, we are also proud to see our partnerships expand with support from government and private entities,” adds Alzubaidi.

“Since the UAE has announced 2017 as the Year of Giving, we are really excited to partner with Make-A-Wish Foundation. Géant is eager to support this initiative, wherein our customers can donate AED1 each time they shop to an amazing cause. We are delighted that all proceeds will go towards granting the wishes of children suffering from life-threatening illnesses to bring smiles to their faces,” concludes Lack.

Comments

comments

Previous Article Next Article

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE /



It is the final week of the 27th edition of the Dubai 

Continue Reading

January 21, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Foodlink Global Restaurants & Catering Services, the F&B services enterprise in India 

Continue Reading

December 29, 2021 | By Zubina Ahmed

‘Tis the time to be jolly! The festive season is back. Celebrate 

Continue Reading

December 19, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

“It sounds like this, Luh Pan Koh-ti-dyan and means ‘the daily bread’, 

Continue Reading

December 6, 2021 | By Zubina Ahmed

The long weekend might be over but the Etisalat Beach Canteen 2021 

Continue Reading

December 5, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE gears up to celebrate this year’s National Day celebrations in the 

Continue Reading

November 28, 2021 | By Zubina Ahmed

UAE-based Etisalat Group has signed an agreement with elGrocer, a leading online 

Continue Reading

November 18, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Amazon.ae announced that the 11.11 sale is back once again this year 

Continue Reading

November 8, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society’s COOP City store is now open in Lake 

Continue Reading

November 3, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Union Coop, a consumer cooperative in the UAE, revealed that 78% of 

Continue Reading

August 24, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Union Coop has opened its 23rd branch within the UAE in Jumeirah 

Continue Reading

August 2, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Nando’s has revealed their revamped Sheikh Zayed Road outlet where newcomers and 

Continue Reading

July 8, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley




Download Images RetailME Magazine