Sajaya expresses solidarity with the citizens of Lebanon in the wake of the devastastating Beirut explosion.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Expressing their solidarity with the citizens of Lebanon in the wake of the devastastating Beirut explosion, the Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (Sajaya), an affiliate of the Rubu' Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, is organising a virtual fundraiser titled 'Salam cultural event' on Saturday, August 15.
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The initiative, announced on International Youth Day on August 12, is in response to the 'Salam Beirut' campaign launched by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, to provide urgent relief to the victims of the tragic explosion.
Sajaya’s 'Salam cultural event' to be hosted live on Zoom will feature a series of activities including an art auction, drawing, sketching and painting, and instrumental and vocal music segments. A Dhs50 entry fee to the event will be paid by participants on the TBHF website link https://bh.ikhair.net/ml/lebn/, which will be donated in full to TBHF. Participants can also make charitable donations using the same link.A screenshot of the confirmation message should then be forwarded to Sajaya's WhatsApp number 050 766 9360 to receive a link to enter the event.
Proceeds of Dhs47,350 from two fundraisers organised by the entity donated to ‘Salam Beirut’ emergency aid campaign
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