Middle East News 247
In The News

IFZA Cares raises more than 2 tonnes of supplies for Fujairah-based animal shelter

Dubai, September 2022 – IFZA Dubai, the UAE’s most dynamic and truly international Free Zone, today announced the outcomes for its Free Zone community drive, Spirit of Giving, to raise aid for Fujairah-based animal shelter, Animals & Us, which was severely affected by the recent flooding in the Northern Emirates.

IFZA Employees, Professional Partners and Licensees collected more than 2 tonnes of dog and cat food, along with various non-perishable items including disinfectant and pet bedding. The Free Zone community also raised a total of AED 21,500 that will go toward the veterinary care of the animals and the rehabilitation of the facilities.  

Animals & Us is home to 400 dogs, 90 cats and looks after the thousands of strays on the streets of Fujairah. The shelter is supported by volunteers and donors for food and veterinary costs.

IFZA Chairman, Martin G. Pedersen said: “Fujairah is an important part of our DNA, as it is where the IFZA journey began. When we heard about the impact of the flood, we were motivated to assist in any way that we could through IFZA Cares. We appreciate the generosity of the IFZA Community of Employees, Professional Partners, and Licensees who all stepped forward in a time of need, and this truly communicates the IFZA Spirit of Giving. We trust that the money donated, and items collected will help sustain the Animals & Us shelter, its people, and its rescued animals.”

Under the pillars of the Environment, Community and Economy, IFZA Cares has created programs and initiatives to contribute to the greater humanitarian focus of the UAE’s leadership. Activities conducted by IFZA Cares include the ongoing GROW Initiative which aims to plant more than 10,000 mangrove trees, Joy of Giving Ramadan initiative to distribute iftar meals to labor camps, a Blood Donation Drive, a Breast Cancer Awareness Walkathon as well as cooperation with organisations to provide work internship for people of determination.

Related posts

Canon ME envisions growth for 2022 with regional partners during conference at Expo 2020 Dubai

Editor - CL

KPMG: Banks in pursuit of purpose-led and customer-centric strategies as they gravitate towards sustainable growth

Editor - CL

Remembering the day Dubai swapped left-hand driving for right

Editor - CL