Benefit Events

Benefit Events

Service summary

Action Care conducts and participates in benefit events in support of a variety of social causes. The focuses of these events are to create awareness, offer uplift, provide volunteering opportunities and supply entertainment for underprivileged children on special occasions.

Highlights from previous events

  • Creative Caravan:
    Action Care’s Creative Caravan animation program used music, drama, storytelling and dynamic visual aids to impart encouragement and offer an enjoyable approach to learning. Thanks to the joint sponsorship of Danube, Aramex, and Emirates National Bank, Action Care worked with the Dubai Health Authority to host Creative Caravan performances for children patients at the Thalassemia Centre, Dubai, children at the Al Noor Training Center for special needs, and the Al Wasl Hospital children’s ward.
  • Dubai Cares:
    Action Care staff participated and assisted in Dubai Cares’ Water Bucket Walk event. The funds raised during the event provided wells for a year’s supply of water for 5,000 children in Africa.
  • Fun Day for orphans:
    Action Care and graduates of the MOVE volunteer program from Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s volunteer project committee of the Dubai Women’s Establishment organized and staffed a fun day for over 100 orphans. The children enjoyed a complete carnival experience, educational games, food, gifts and interaction with the volunteers.
  • All Together—activity day for visually impaired children:
    Action Care and the DWE MOVE graduates organized a second event: an activity day with interactive story-telling, a buffet lunch and a musical show tailored to the needs of visually impaired children.

 

I must start by saying that I was very hesitant to participate and be a volunteer as I have never been involved in something like this. But doing so has totally changed my thinking. It opened my eyes to see that it was fun being surrounded by children who are so enthusiastic in wanting to learn so much more of not just a language but also interacting with us, all from totally different cultures and background. Yes, I am so glad that I did volunteer, even if I have not made a great impact on their lives, they definitely left me walking out that night with a smile on my face and sweet memories that I will carry with me for a long time. Thank you Action Care for giving me this opportunity.

Annesta Sathianathan