Posted on August 05, 2012

HSBC Qatar has launched the “Box of Hope,” an annual charity donation programme, to coincide with the Holy Month of Ramadan.

The ‘Box of Hope,’ which runs from Sunday, 5 August to Monday,13 August, gives HSBC staff and customers the opportunity to donate clothes, toys, books and household items at designated collection boxes. These boxes are placed at the HSBC branches located in Al Matar Street, Salwa Road and West Bay between 8am -10pm. HSBC staff will collect and deliver the donations to Qatar Charity for distribution to families in need.

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Abdul Hakeem Mostafawi, chief executive officer of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, Qatar said: “This will be our fifth consecutive year of taking part in this activity during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The support we continue to receive from customers and staff has been overwhelming. We all have items at home that we do not need any more but are still in good condition. I encourage everyone to take the time and make the effort to bring these in to our branches”.

Other charity initiatives include distributing food boxes to a few needy families, Iftar meals for the elderly and orphans. HSBC Qatar has been actively supporting a number of local community activities to share in the spirit of Ramadan.


source: Gulf Times

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