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RAF is preparing to implement the "Food Bank"

24-04-2012

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RAF is preparing to implement the "Food Bank" project
The assembly of the Board of Trustees of Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani's Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), presided by his highness Dr. Khalid Bin Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani, Vice Chairman of Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani's Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), agreed to start taking the procedures necessary for establishing the Qatari Food Bank benefiting 1200 Qatari families residing in Qatar on a monthly basis.
In a press release, Mr. Ayedh Bin Dabasan Al-Qahtani, General Manager and Head of the Board of Trustees of RAF Foundation, declared that RAF Foundation got a preliminary approval from the Ministry of Social Affairs to establish the Qatari Food Bank under the temporary name "Qatari Bounty House".
The Board of Trustees discusses establishing new premises for the Foundation
RAF starts preparing for implementing the Qatari Food Bank project
Opening foreign offices for the Foundation in Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia and the Comoros
Opening two centers for training, community studies, qualifying addicts and caring for people with pervert behaviors
In an assembly of the Board of Trustees, presided by his highness Dr. Khalid Bin Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani, Vice Chairman of Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani's Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), the board approved starting taking the procedures necessary for establishing the Qatari Food Bank benefiting 1200 Qatari families residing in Qatar on a monthly basis.
In a press release, Mr. Ayedh Bin Dabasan Al-Qahtani, General Manager and Head of the Board of Trustees of RAF Foundation, declared that RAF Foundation got a preliminary approval from the Ministry of Social Affairs to establish the Qatari Food Bank under the temporary name " Qatari Bounty House" until getting the approvals required from the Qatari Central Bank so as to change the name to the "Qatari Food Bank" to be like the Egyptian Food Bank.
He said that the Bank aims at securing takeaways from restaurants, hotels and contributors to the poor families inside the country as a first stage, and then, the project could be extended to target the poor families in other brother countries outside Qatar.
Al-Qahtani added that, according to a study made by the Bank, it would be targeted to dispense 1200 monthly meals in the first stage, and those meals shall be spared from the surplus food in restaurants, hotels ...etc.
Al-Qahtani said: "The Board of Trustees approved in its assembly to open foreign offices for Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Al Thani's Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) in Egypt, the Sudan, Tunisia and the Comoros and that all those offices were under way by the time.
Al-Qahtani added that the Board of Trustees agreed to open RAF Center for Training and Community Studies, and approved it as one of RAF branches and approved also to open a "New Life" Center for qualifying addicts and caring for the people with pervert behaviors in the community.
He pointed out that the Board of Trustees discussed also establishing a new premise of RAF Foundation, indicating that the next stage would witness launching many offers to construct the new building expected to meet the objectives and expectations RAF is seeking to achieve internally and externally, in the light of the motto (Mercy upon humans is a virtue).
 

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