Here's how you can contribute to UAE's 1 billion meals campaign

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The UAE's '1 Billion Meals Endowment' campaign has announced five channels through which individuals and institutions can send their contributions.

The food aid endowment fund was launched recently by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan, the campaign aims to mobilise local, regional and international efforts to implement sustainable programmes to eradicate hunger and create a food safety net for the underprivileged.

Individuals, government entities, private organisations, businessmen and philanthropists can donate through the campaign’s website, SMS, bank transfers, a dedicated call centre or the DubaiNow app.

  • Website:
  • Call Centre: Toll free number 800 9999
  • Bank Transfer: Emirates NBD Account no. AE30 0260 0010 1533 3439 802
  • DubaiNow App
  • SMS: Contributors can choose to donate AED 1 daily through a monthly subscription, by sending the word “Meal” to 1020 for du users, and to 1110 for Etisalat by e& users
    • Another option is to donate once by sending the word “Meal” (for both du and Etisalat users) to 1034 for AED10 donations, 1035 for AED50s, 1036 for AED100 and 1038 for AED500

Organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the 1 Billion Meals Endowment campaign aims to reach out to the world’s most underprivileged section, and support vulnerable groups, especially victims of natural disasters and conflict. 

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