Mohammed bin Rashid: The End of “10 Million Meals”
The Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, announced the conclusion of the “10 Million Meals” campaign. The global human model established by His Highness in the initiatives of giving, fraternity, and human solidarity, so everyone was a help to all.
He wrote in a tweet on Twitter monitored by UAEVoice:
Today, we concluded our humanitarian ‘10 million meals’ campaign. Over 100,000 participant from 115 nationalities helped secure 15.3 million meals. More than 1,000 volunteers are working daily to distribute food. All segments of the UAE society united to help people in need.
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) May 15, 2020
The prominent role of Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum
This initiative is under the gracious patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Emirates Food Bank. She explained that unprecedented records exceeded its final goal and recorded 15 million meals, just one month after its launch. With the aim of providing support and food security to individuals, vulnerable families. As well as, groups most affected by the repercussions of the exceptional circumstances imposed by the emerging corona epidemic on the whole world.
Community contributions to advance the campaign of 10 million meals
Comprehensive community solidarity with a campaign of 10 million meals, the largest of its kind. In order to provide nutritional support to those who need it. In practical response to the vision of His Highness, which opens new horizons for charitable work for all initiators and charities.
The contributions of individuals, citizens, and residents of more than 115 nationalities flow to the campaign. It extended the values of giving that established by the founding fathers. So, the UAE continues its leadership today, it keen on enabling the human being, preserving his life, safeguarding his dignity. In addition, achieving his happiness to remain a homeland for good, giving and life.
The total Contributions through various means of contribution equalled a total of 15.3 million meals.
1000 volunteers contribute to achieving the goals of the “10 million meals” campaign
Since its launch, the 10 million meals campaign has recorded more than 1,000 volunteers. In order to provide nutritional support to the needy families, and the sectors most affected by the repercussions of the new epidemic of “corona”.
The volunteers, citizens, and residents, from different regions, specialities, and age groups, from 18 to 53 years old. They flocked to participate in the largest national community campaign.