Posted on May 25, 2018

Celebrating its second Ramadan with the community this year, Doha Festival City (pictured), the favourite destination amongst those looking for the best in fashion, dining and entertainment, took the initiative with Qatar Charity to distribute two thousand Iftar boxes from the much-loved IKEA Restaurant. The Iftar boxes included water, dates, laban, sandwich and a fruit and were distributed to taxi drivers and labor workers, yesterday on the 23rd of May.

With the aim of helping those who are fasting break their fast as they are still working during the Maghrib prayer, this initiative took place at the West Court 1 Entrance of the mall, with support from the Ministry of Interior Traffic departmentto assist with thedistribution by AlShamal – Doha Highway road. Alexey Sitkin, Store Manager at IKEA Qatar said, “This is an incredibly important initiative that we look forward to encouraging people to make room for change. We want to help drive awareness to social responsibility, and it starts by supporting the people in need. We are excited to join hands with Doha Festival City team and Qatar Charity in bringing generosity to others during this holy month of Ramadan.”

May Marzooq, Senior Marketing Manager of Doha Festival City Mall said, “With the holy month of Ramadan upon us, Doha Festival City is honoured to come together with Qatar Charity and IKEA. On behalf of myself and the management team, we would like to thank Qatar Charity, IKEA and the Ministry of Interior Traffic Department for their support. At Doha Festival City we are invested in the community and are always looking for more ways to promote social responsibility amongst each other.”