Al Noor Family Fun Fair 2014

Rossiyanka regularly attends and supports the charity events by Al Noor Training Centre to support children with special needs. This year Family Fun Fair raised AED 630,000 with all proceeds donated to Al Noor Training Centre.
The 2014 Al Noor-Samsung Hope for Children Family Fun Fair took place on Friday 28th February at Al Noor Training Centre premises in Al Barsha.
The event was attended by over 5,000 visitors which included regular supporters and sponsors with their families and friends, employees from Samsung and Al Noor, volunteers from the local community and many others. All attendees enjoyed a fun-packed day of attractions including live food stations sponsored by Dutco Group, games, rides, arts and crafts bazaars, quizzes, bouncy castles, face painting and other recreational activities. This year Family Fun Fair saw the addition of the Zumba classes for sports enthusiasts and football tournament managed by Ahdaaf Sports Club and organised to provide an opportunity to the corporate sector to support the Al Noor cause.
The major event’s sponsor Samsung Electronics also held a raffle draw to help raise funds for the center providing winners with 15 of Samsung’s cutting-edge products including a GALAXY Note 10.1, GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY S4, GALAXY Grand, SMART TVs and more. Samsung’s raffle draw successfully sold over 20,000 raffle tickets at 10 dirhams each.
Family Fun Fair was inaugurated by Mr. Young Soo Kim, President of Samsung Gulf Electronics and Mr. Khalid Al Halyan, Chairman of the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs along with Board Members of the Al Noor Training Centre.
“Through Samsung Hope for Children, we have the opportunity to continue our commitment to create new possibilities for children to pursue their interests and have a successful future,” said Mr. Young Soo Kim, President of Samsung Gulf Electronics. “The event has been yet another resounding success with the proceeds raised; making an important contribution to the Centre and helping the students reach their highest potential.”

“Our priority is to provide a safe, engaging environment where children with special needs can learn and grow. By providing the latest training techniques, educational activities and technologies that stimulate the development of our students, we can help improve their lives and encourage their integration into society,” said Ms. Isphana Al-Khatib, Director of Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs. “With the help of partners such as Samsung we can continue to offer the best facilities for our students and help them look forward to a better future,” added Al-Khatib.

The entire proceeds of “Al Noor-Samsung Hope for Children Family Fun Fair, 2014 will be utilized to cover a part of the running cots of the center in order to continue to support its cause in serving children with special needs.

We truly enjoyed a memorable day of entertainment and amusement in the knowledge that we contributed to a profoundly worthy cause.
Al Noor holds hope for children

Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs is a non-profit organization and for the past 31 years has been providing high quality professional training to the special needs community in Dubai. The Centre can accommodate up to 300 special children and currently houses 273 children from 35 nationalities with various physical and cognitive challenges.
Al Noor Centre which practice a trans-disciplinary approach to implement its training program and has its own Work Placement Unit which trains students with a capability for open employment.


28 February, 2014