Showing posts with label Friends of Cancer Patients. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Friends of Cancer Patients. Show all posts

Saturday, 25 January 2014

The Kanoo Group signs Platinum Sponsorship for 2014 Oil Barons Charity Ball


Dubai, UAE: As a consistent supporter of charitable works, The Kanoo Group, being last year’s Platinum Sponsor for Oil Barons Charity Ball has again renewed its sponsorship this year. This annual gala dinner, now on its 11th year will take place at Meydan Racecourse Dubai on 28th February 2014 to benefit its sole benefactor, Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FOCP).

Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) is a charitable, volunteer based foundation operating under the umbrella of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah with key objectives to provide moral, financial, emotional and medical support for cancer patients, while aiming to create a widespread awareness about cancer, early detection and prevention within UAE community.

The Oil Barons Charity Ball is the leading social event for the oil & gas industry in the UAE, hosting distinguished guests from reputable organizations. Last year, the Ball raised 1.1 million AED for the charity, with the hope for greater donations in 2014.
See also: The Kanoo Group supports UAE cancer charity as a Diamond Sponsor
Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan (Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development), the 11th Oil Barons Charity Ball once again calls upon the generosity of the region's energy sector to support patients and their families in the UAE that have been affected by cancer.

With this year’s over 1,500 expected distinguished guests to attend - which includes key figures from The Kanoo Group, it is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of energy sector’s pioneers, from both a business and a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) perspective.

As a practice, the main highlight of the event will be the live charity auction for the fundraising. The rest of the gala will be a networking opportunity filled with entertainment. A yearly accolade for the ‘Oil Baron of the Year’ will also be honored to the top industry executive who has positively impacted the Middle East's energy sector through exceptional leadership, business acumen and societal contributions which includes engagement in corporate social responsibility activities.

The Kanoo Group has always been a participating sponsor in this great milestone in energy industry and with the utmost purpose to aid cancer patients in the UAE.


About The Kanoo Group

‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Michelle Laylo Verzola
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
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Monday, 25 March 2013

The Kanoo Group supports UAE cancer charity as a Diamond Sponsor

Dubai, UAE – March 03, 2013 - The Kanoo Group once again took the significant opportunity to support philanthropy after signing a Diamond sponsorship with The Oil Barons Charity Ball. The gala dinner, now on its 10th year was held at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai on March 8, 2013 with focus on fundraising for its sole benefactor, Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FOCP).
 
Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) is a charitable, volunteer based foundation operating under the umbrella of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah with key objectives to provide moral, financial, emotional and medical support for cancer patients, while aiming to create a widespread awareness about cancer, early detection and prevention within UAE community.

FOCP has been able to support over 500 patients over the past decade. Since its partnership with Oil Barons Charity Ball on 2008, they were able to raise more than AED 1 Million for charity.

Mishal Kanoo (1st left) attends the 2013 Oil Barons Charity Ball
Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan - Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Honorary President of UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA), the 10th Oil Barons Charity Ball once again called upon the generosity of the region's energy sector to support patients and their families in the UAE that have been affected by cancer.

The gala brings together key persons in the energy sector
to raise funds for a non-profit cancer foundation
Over the years, the Oil Barons Charity Ball has become an important component of the corporate social responsibility program of The Kanoo Group as a participating sponsor.

In 2011 over 2,000 guests which included top management executives from The Kanoo Group along with industry players in the Oil and Gas gathered in the event. Part of the fundraising activities which is truly unforgettable was the number of exciting auction items up for grabs with some 'money can't buy' packages.

"Oil Baron of the Year" is also being awarded every year as one of the highlights of the event. This honour is given to the top industry executive who has positively impacted the Middle East's energy sector through exceptional leadership, business acumen and societal contributions which includes engagement in corporate social responsibility activities.


About The Kanoo Group

‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to: 
Michelle Laylo Verzola
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group

http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group

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