Emaar aid to Autism Centre
Dubai , October 8, 2007
Emaar Properties has contributed Dh1 million ($272,000 million) to Dubai Autism Centre.
It is part of the company's corporate social responsibility initiatives and highlights its community involvement during the holy month of Ramadan.
On behalf of chairman, Emaar Properties, Mohamed Ali Alabbar, UAE managing director Ahmad Al Matrooshi handed over the cheque for Dh1 million to Mohammad Alemadi of Dubai Autism Centre (DAC).
The fund will lend impetus to the future expansion plans of Dubai Autism Centre, the largest, most innovative and comprehensive non-profit organisation in the UAE that serves children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, said a DAC official.
The centre works to integrate children with autism into the community through a holistic approach of intervention and therapies.
'Dubai Autism Centre is doing invaluable service to the community since its establishment in 2001, and is focused on building a new centre apart from collaborations with internationally renowned organisations for further support to the centre's programmes,' said Al Matrooshi.Trade Arabia News Service