Amazon Donates One Million Meals to 100 Million Meals Campaign

  • Publish date: Thursday، 15 April 2021
Amazon Donates One Million Meals to 100 Million Meals Campaign
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Amazon, e-commerce giant, said it will contribute than one million meals to families in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan throughout the holy month.

The company created hampers of goods with regional charities and reached a number of 1,074,080 meals.

"In light of the month of Ramadan, Amazon is delighted to continue supporting food charities across the region. With our ability to innovate quickly and experience in logistics and delivery, we are helping to get more than one million meals into the hands of those who need them the most throughout the month of giving," says Ronaldo Mouchawar, vice president of Amazon Mena.

"Since the start of the global pandemic, Amazon has played a vital role in delivering daily essentials to customers in the safety and comfort of their homes, while prioritising the health and safety of its employees, customers, and partners," the company said.

"The UAE Food Bank’s mission is to help the people in need while reducing food waste. Ramadan has always been the month of giving and helping others, and it is our pleasure to be partnering with Amazon this Ramadan," said Iman Al Bastaki, head of the food safety department at Dubai Municipality and member of the UAE Food Bank committee. "We feel very passionate about the work we do, and we value the partnerships we have with the private sector who are always keen to give back and share the same passion."

Earlier this month, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the 100 million meals campaign which is why Amazon specified a 100 million fund for free meals in 20 countries across the region, in one of the biggest food drives of its kind.

The Ruler of Dubai announced the campaign to make sure people in need do not go hungry,

The campaign is an expansion of 2020's 10 Million Meals campaign, which helped people in the UAE who lost jobs and faced salary cuts during the pandemic.

You can donate via the website, SMS or bank transfer and even over the phone.