Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Charity & Humanity(Government, Legal & Humanity)
Filter PR by
  
Over 1,100 Participants ‘walk the City' For Al Jalila Foundation
 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 28 October 2019 – On Saturday, 26 October 2019, more than 40 of Marriott International’s properties in the UAE came together to ‘Walk the City’ in support of Al Jalila Foundation’s paediatric program ‘Farah’ which provides life-saving treatment, funds cutting edge research and offers hope to countless children and families.   

The hotels put together four charitable runs and walks during the day which saw over 1,100 Marriott associates and members of the local community descend to the streets to participate.
Each event also handed out prizes for the ‘Best Fancy Dress’, ‘Best Dressed Male’, ‘Best Dressed Female’ and ‘Best Dressed Team’.  Each participant donated AED 100 to the Al Jalila Foundation.

The initiative was in line with this year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge, which aims to transform Dubai into the most active city in the world.

‘Walk the City’ featured #RunTheCreek – a run (2.5km, 5km and 10 Km) across the Dubai Creek; #MarchTheMarina – a 10km walk across the Marina, #CruiseTheCanal – a 10km walk on the Dubai Water Canal; and #SharjahToAjman – a 4km walk from Sharjah to Ajman. 

The ‘Walk the City’ initiative supports the 12th edition of Road to Awareness - Marriott International’s annual associate fundraising campaign that has been making a valuable difference to the lives of children for over a decade across the Middle East & Africa.  Every year, through Road to Awareness, associates organize fundraising events to support the vital work charities and organizations do to improve the lives of children.  In the UAE, the campaign supports Al Jalila Foundation.


Posted by : DubaiPRNetwork.com Editorial Team
Viewed 6412 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Monday, October 28, 2019  2:54:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : ‘Carpet of Tolerance' created by Hands and Senses revealed a...
Next Story : More than 1,900 beneficiaries at Al Mizhar and Umm Al Sheif ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Take A Deep Dive Into Bernhard H. Mayer's Latest Watch, the Wave Breaker [11074-Views]
Arab Achievements In The New Guinness World Records 2023 Book Revealed [11021-Views]
Time On Mars [9065-Views]
Pandora Reveals First Ever Art Collaboration With Keith Haring X Pandora [8848-Views]
Cartier Announces Deepika Padukone As An Ambassador [6945-Views]
The First-ever BMW XM. [6794-Views]
Charles Simon Disrupts Watch Industry With Innovative Accessories. [5158-Views]
Fyne Jewellery Re-launches The Stargazing Collection [5129-Views]
Mexico and Costa Rica Explore Cooperation in Culture and Knowledge Sectors With Sharjah [4805-Views]
Tanishq Takes “Every Woman A Diamond” Global [4522-Views]
Samsung Electronics Announces New Environmental Strategy [4494-Views]
GJC Felicitates Malabar Gold & Diamonds [4272-Views]
Up To $85 Billion Needed In Investments To Achieve Sustainable Waste Management In The GCC [4272-Views]
Torrente Keeps Grip On Title Race As Zandbergen Claims Maiden Victory In Italy [4215-Views]
BOCA Partners with Goshopia to Create Sustainable Uniforms for its Guest Relations team [3743-Views]
Free Gourmet Coffee For The First 25 Diners At Le Gourmet On 1st Oct [3518-Views]
Dubai Customs Represents A Leading Model In Cooperating With Other Countries To Tackle Smu... [3505-Views]
ADQ and OIA Identify AED 30 Billion Worth of Investment Opportunities in Oman [3440-Views]
Danube Properties' Dh525 Million Opalz – Its 3rd Project In 2022 – Sold Out On The First D... [3374-Views]
Department Of Statistics And Community Development Launches Sharjah Census 2022 Reminding ... [3194-Views]
Ons Jabeur And Emma Raducanu Confirmed For Mubadala World Tennis Championship [3153-Views]
Emirates Literature Foundation Opens 2023 Edition Of Competitions For Students [3104-Views]
Cisco to Showcase Latest Innovations Powering an Inclusive and Sustainable Future at GITEX... [3083-Views]
Torno Subito Welcomes Back Its Third Edition Of ‘Massimo's Friends,' With Chef Riccardo Fo... [3059-Views]
Making the Best Out of Classroom Learning with LG ProBeam [3001-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories