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The Kanoo Group organizes Blood Drive Campaign
Your blood can do amazing things – if you let it
10 November 2010, Dubai

10 November 2010, Dubai - The Kanoo Group, as part of its corporate social responsibility commitment, today embarked on its annual blood donation drive for 2010. Many of The Kanoo Group’s staff brought along their family and friends to further support this initiative.

Held in collaboration with Al Wasl Hospital and Blood Donation Centre, the initiative saw a total of 65 donors participated in the drive.

The purpose of the campaign is to help kids who need blood transfusion and to support patients being treated for a range of serious ailments including cancer, sickle cell anemia, severe burns, traumatic injuries and for those undergoing surgery.

“The effort is expected to encourage our employees, who have shown extreme enthusiasm to donate blood, to heighten their responsibilities as good citizens and to be active participants in the extra-curricular activities, especially those of humanitarian and social nature. Part of our corporate programme is to ensure we give something back to the community we serve," said Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group.

Underlining the importance of donation, Mishal Kanoo lauded the efforts of the employees who volunteered to donate blood and presented them with mementoes.

The Kanoo Group had organized several blood drive campaigns citing the highest turnout since 2003 and is glad to be part of this humanitarian cause.

The Blood Drive took place at The Kanoo Group Headquarter in Bur Dubai, HAK Training Hall, 4th Floor from 9am to 1:30pm.