Abu Dhabi, 28 May 2020: Standard Chartered Bank has generously contributed 15,000 specialist N95 protective masks to the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme.
Joining thousands of individuals and organisations that have already pledged their services and true to the bank’s corporate values of ‘Here for good’, Standard Chartered has made the in-kind contribution to help support medical staff during the current health and economic challenges.
As the first project of Ma’an’s Social Fund, the on-going ‘Together We Are Good’ programme has enabled members of the community to come together and solve social challenges in Abu Dhabi. The Social Fund is the official government channel to receive contributions from the community to tackle pressing social challenges.
Rola Abu Manneh, Chief Executive Officer at Standard Chartered UAE, said: “As an international bank deeply rooted in the UAE, we strive to continuously support our community and, in turn, have introduced a series of measures that aim to solidify this commitment. We are pleased to be donating 15,000 N95 masks to the Authority of Social Contribution (Ma’an) to support their efforts in Abu Dhabi’s community at such unprecedented time. We hope that this contribution to Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will provide an extra level of comfort and safety to the most valued members of society who are tirelessly working to ensure that the rest of us are healthy and safe.”
Participants wishing to contribute financially to ‘Together We Are Good’ can send SMS messages to 6670 (AED 1000), 6678 (500 AED), 6683 (100 AED) and 6658 (50 AED). They can also call 8005-MAAN for volunteering and in-kind and financial contributions above AED 1,000 or send messages on WhatsApp on 0543055366. In-kind contributions include equipment, buildings, services, and time as well as expert volunteering efforts.