Mohammed bin Rashid contributes 400 million meals and announces the end of the billions of meals campaign

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, announced the successful completion of the “One Billion Meals” initiative and its achievement of its goal of delivering one billion meals for the needy and stresses that the campaign expresses the true values ​​of the UAE people in helping the needy. It came in a post from Hans Højhed on Twitter, in which he revealed the campaign’s success in collecting 600 million meals, and Hans Højhed’s contribution to 400 million meals to complete the billion meals. He thanked all the contributors to the biggest initiative in providing food support to poor and needy, especially vulnerable groups of children, refugees, displaced and affected people, disasters and crises around the world. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said in his blog: Praise be to God, we end the campaign “One Billion Meals” with a record number of 600 million meals so far … donated by institutions, companies, businessmen and 320,000 individuals .. and today we announce personal support for the campaign with 400 million meals. To complete a billion meals .. We ask God to accept from us and from you to fast, read the Qur’an and feed food in this holy month. His Highness added: The One Billion Meals campaign expresses the true values ​​of the people of the United Arab Emirates and expresses these people’s feelings of others’ suffering in the midst of food conditions and challenges that the world is witnessing. I thank all those who contributed , encouraged and interacted with the largest humanitarian campaign in the country’s history to feed food in fifty countries around the world. May God protect the Emirates … and may God protect the people of the Emirates. His Highness emphasized that the UAE supports the needy, helps the insolvent and supports the weak and hungry everywhere, and its initiatives support humanity, benefit humanity and invest in people for a dignified life and a better future. Contributions from 320,868 donors Achieving the Food Feed Initiative in 50 countries around the world, and the flow of contributions from individuals, businesses, public and private institutions, businessmen and pioneers in charitable and humanitarian work in the United Arab Emirates through the website, bank account, text messages and the initiative’s call center./Innovative events in support of the initiative / The qualitative events that supported the initiative also played an important role in achieving the goals in record time, including the “Noble Number” charity auctions for distinguished numbers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the tender run for government institutions, companies, schools and educational institutions and the “One Million Meals Campaign.” / Early launch of distribution activities / The campaign’s achievement of its goals was accompanied by extensive community interaction at various levels with individual and institutional donations and moral support through Digital platforms and social media, and the start of early distributions of food and food packages in 13 countries./ Full support for humanitarian issues / His Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Secretary General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, confirmed that the “One Billion Meals” initiative had reached its goals in less than a month. From its launch, it consolidates the United Arab Emirates’ position as a global capital of charitable and humanitarian work and a beacon of relief work, from which a helping hand and charity extends to the most needy groups around the world, regardless of race, skin color, gender or believe. His Excellency said that the record results, which exceed the expectations of the “One Billion Meals” campaign, confirm that the UAE is under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the State “may God protect him”, and with the guidance and support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the State and Ruler of Dubai, may God preserve him and his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces to promote its humanitarian mission globally, as an effective contributor to international efforts to confront and overcome humanitarian challenges, and through its constant zeal to provide support Full coverage of humanitarian issues in the region and the world. His Excellency added that the “Billion Meals” campaign and other humanitarian initiatives launched by the UAE are a continuation of the legacy of the founder and pioneer of charitable and humanitarian work, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, “may God rest his soul” , which established a distinguished approach and a unique method of promoting aspects of charitable work. And the humanitarian, the wise leadership of the state followed and was able to achieve a qualitative leap in the areas of relief through many innovative initiatives, including the food-feeding initiatives that coincided with the blessed month of Ramadan each year, which evolved from 10 million meals two years ago to 100 million meals last year, then expanded to become one billion meals this year, in the middle of a record attendance for contributions from philanthropists, white-handed people and benefactors. His Excellency pointed out that the contribution of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Dubai, to complete the one billion meals is an example of integration between the wise leadership and the Emirati people. looks at their leadership as a model for giving and compassion, and from there draws the deepest meanings of goodness, inspiration and solidarity with people and communities in need. His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi emphasized that the campaign’s achievement of its goals in less than a month reflects the depth of values ​​to give, charity and generosity rooted in the mind and conscience of the UAE community as an inherent Emirati culture, and emphasized that The campaign would not have achieved these record results without the support and directives of the wise leadership and partners’ efforts The campaign was launched by national authorities, institutions and companies, and was not for the contributions of philanthropists who united their efforts to help achieve the noble initiative goals, in particular to participate in the eradication of hunger and malnutrition globally by providing food security to hundreds of millions in 50 countries around the world. The “Noble Number” charity auction for prominent numbers in Dubai raised 53 million dirhams in favor of the “One Billion Meals” initiative, followed by the auction of the most noble number supporting the Abu Dhabi Police initiative, which raised 111 million dirhams , both in person and electronically. “One Million Meals Campaign” organized by Emirates Food Bank in support of the “Billion Meals” initiative by exceeding its goal of collecting more than one million meals, in collaboration with its partners from hotels, restaurants and supermarkets in the country./ Institutions and schools provide race / The bid race for government institutions, companies, schools and educational institutions also helped to provide institutional support and create a comprehensive community movement for the “One Billion Meals” initiative, which was better known, and raise donation numbers for it through the digital wallets created by the participants in the Giving Race. The proceeds of these were poured to support the initiative through the crowdfunding platform YallaGive./ Another complementary campaign / The contributions from donors from individuals, institutions, economic events and business sectors to the “One Billion Meals” initiative amounted to hundreds of millions of meals added to the total of 220 million meals obtained with the “100 Million Meals” campaign. A meal “, and completed to weave a food safety net for the needy around the world./ The Billion Meals Initiative /” Billion Meals “initiative, the largest of its kind in the region, represents the values ​​of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives , which aims to involve everyone in the charitable and humanitarian work of individuals and institutions from different sectors in the United Arab Emirates and the world, focusing on the concept of sustainable community funding to provide food support and elements of food security to the most needy groups and open the door to participation in a comprehensive social movement aimed at weaving a network for those who can not find food to eat. The “Billion Meals” initiative collaborates with international, regional and local partners, such as the World Food Program, the network of regional food banks, Emirates Food Bank, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Charities, Humanitarian and Social Associations countries covered by the initiative to deepen the positive impact of the initiative Expand the circle of those it associates with aid, assistance and human solidarity.

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