Emirates draw donates to children’s cancer center of Lebanon

Dubai: Emirates Draw, a UAE-based socially responsible company, supported the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL), a regional pioneering center that cares for the treatment and support of children with cancer, at a Red Carpet Gala Dinner on Thursday.

The purpose of the event was to raise money that will help CCCL achieve its mission of giving children free access to treatment, giving them hope to win their battle against cancer. This year’s event was held under the umbrella of the International Humanitarian City – Dubai and was attended by international and local celebrities, honorable media and more than 700 dignified guests.

respond to the support, Mohammad Alawadhi, Managing Partner of Emirates Draw,said: “Our mission is to deliver on a promise ‘For a Better Tomorrow’. We hope our modest contribution to CCCL will help transform children’s lives. Emirates Draw and CCCL’s shared value commitment to impacting lives and celebrating hope in the community and the region to give these little heroes a chance for a brighter future.”

“CCCL is grateful for Emirates Draw’s contribution and support in destigmatizing childhood cancer, relieving the pain and facilitating the journey for patients and their families. The cancer journey comes with a financial burden for many patients and their families and through substantial funding from charitable benefactors, CCCL will consequently give hope to children and save their lives,” said dr. Cesar Bassim, President of CCCL.

To date, CCCL has treated more than 2,600 children with cancer and provided more than 6,000 outside medical consultations to patients from across Lebanon and the region. Their exceptional quality of care has resulted in an average cure rate of 80% for their young patients.

In September, Emirates Draw launched its live weekly draw that aligns with changing lives for a better future through local and regional initiatives such as the UAE’s Coral Reef Regeneration Program which is the first of many initiatives.

For more information on Emirates Draw, visit emiratesdraw.com or call 09 237 7723.

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About Emirates Draw

Emirates Draw is a UAE-based company that aims to support local causes and initiatives through CSR programs it will champion. The company aims to provide ‘For a Better Tomorrow’ and improve everyday life for the lucky winners and society at large through environmental initiatives. Inclusive for all and eligible for ages 18 and over, Emirates Draw will feature seven guaranteed winners every week and free entry to the biggest top prize in UAE history, AED 77,777,777.

About the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon

Inaugurated in 2002, the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) is a regional reference center pioneering the treatment of children with cancer at no cost to their parents and relying entirely on donations. To date, CCCL has treated more than 2,060 children with cancer and provided more than 6,000 medical consultations to patients; treating one child per year costs an average of AED 200,000.

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