Score for Charity: Gargash Enterprises Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Al Ahli Football Club to raise funds for Rashid Centre for Disabled 1,000 Dhs for each goal scored!
Dubai, UAE October 3 2016: Gargash Enterprises, The authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, reaffirms its social commitment yet again by introducing ‘Score for Charity’, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region. In a unique collaboration with Al Ahli Football Club, Gargash Enterprises has announced a contribution of AED 1,000 for each goal scored by Al Ahli Football Club’s first team players during the Arabian Gulf League 2015-16 Season to the Rashid Centre for Disabled in Al Barsha.
The proceeds generated throughout the season will enrich the lives of the children with special needs associated with the center through education and therapy initiatives. Gargash Enterprises is overwhelmed to accelerate on the social front with its contribution for the Rashid Centre.
Maryam Othman, CEO of Rashid Centre for Disabled said, “Rashid Centre along with our management and board members would like to thank Gargash Enterprises and Al Ahli Football Club for their unflinching support and compassion. With this initiative, we look forward to raising awareness of particular issues and promoting positive change to help make a meaningful difference to the lives of the children at our center.”
Shehab Gargash, Board Member of Gargash Enterprises, said, “Gargash Enterprises has always been accountable and benevolent towards the society. ‘Score for Charity’ aims at bringing together all the players to encourage them to perform better, and volunteer to raise funds for Rashid Pediatric Therapy Centre. We are glad to join hands with Al Ahli Club yet again and unite to transform our shared vision of brightening lives into a beautiful reality, strengthening our association with the club even further.”
There is more to this alliance for fans; an exclusive mobile application that will provide the users comprehensive and real-time updates comprising game schedules, team scores and total funds pulled together by the Score for Charity initiative.
Gen. Obaid Saeed, Vice-Chairman of the Board, CEO of Al Ahli Football Club said, “Owing to the long-standing partnership with Gargash Enterprises and Mercedes-Benz, we feel privileged to bond again. This is a great way to motivate the players to score for a cause. Their passion for the game will be doubled due to the Score for Charity initiative and that is what will help them to accomplish maximum goals during the season.”
‘Score for charity’ aspires to bring into light the issues that need attention and add more value to those with special needs, reinforcing Gargash Enterprises’ steadfastness towards an enriched community.