Dubai / WAM
The first branch of the UAE Foodbank opened on Wednesday in the Al Quoz area in Dubai. During the opening ceremony, HH Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the UAE Foodbank Board of Trustees said, “I am extremely proud to see the first branch open only three months after the announcement of the UAE Foodbank initiative in January. The site is equipped with all the necessary technical and logistical amenities to provide support and sport the launch of the foodbank’s operations.”
HH Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum praised the efforts put into ensuring the success of UAE Foodbank, and into reflecting Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to introduce a sustainable humanitarian framework that encourages philanthropic participation from the community, and ensures that no one goes hungry.
“The UAE Foodbank represents one of the most humanitarian values in the UAE,” she added.