individuals from low-income families. Target families will be listed in cooperation with licensed charity associations in the UAE. The initiative is one of the initiatives of the
national platform of volunteering activities called “Emirates Volunteers”, which combines the values of giving with volunteering and donation. The initiative was envisioned by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, after announcing 2017 as the Year of Giving, and in line with the directives of H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on implementation of the President’s vision.