FOCP caters to cancer patients through ‘Ramadan Mir’ food kits
May 11, 2021 / 1:36 PM
Sharjah 24: As part of its annual activities undertaken during the holy month of Ramadan, Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), a UAE-based non-profit organisation, provided essential food assistance to families of cancer patients across the UAE in cooperation with charitable and humanitarian institutions and several private sector enterprises in the country.
In line with its commitment to deliver both moral and financial support to cancer patients and their families, FOCP carried out its annual Ramadan Mir campaign through the distribution of foodstuff kits consisting of essential supplies of food items that are regularly needed during the holy month.
A range of beverages, dairy products, and packaged food items were provided by UAE Food Bank, a non-profit organisation committed to distributing food to those in need; with the support of Al Rawabi Dairy Company, the largest dairy company in the UAE, and Fast CFS Cargo Services.
A Ramadan Mir food basket generally comprises of basic food items including beverages, canned and packaged food that are frequently consumed during Ramadan. It is a traditional practice undertaken during the Holy Month to provide for low-income and needy families.