Le Méridien Dubai associates raise AED 17,244.50 for ‘Road to Awareness’
a STARWOOD initiative to support UNICEF
Le Méridien Dubai’s associates organized a fun-filled sports, food and fun fest day last weekend to raise funds for UNICEF.
Associates and management of the hotel whole-heartedly participated in various sporting activities such as Basketball, Volley Ball, Football, Cricket keeping with the theme of ‘Road to Awareness’ and raised AED 17,244.50. These funds will be donated to UNICEF. Launched in 2008, the Road to Awareness campaign by Starwood Hotels & Resorts has raised nearly US$ 1.6 million for UNICEF.
This year's Road to Awareness campaign will raise money for the UNICEF Early Childhood Care and Education program in Ethiopia, which aims to provide preschool education to the most disadvantaged children in rural communities. Funds raised by Starwood will contribute to the construction of 10 preschools, provide preschool education for up to 50,000 children aged six and enable UNICEF to train 10,000 young instructors to aid their learning.
Le Méridien Dubai’s support towards this initiative is in line with its philanthropic commitments and social corporate responsibility.