Muscat, 28May 2019: As a part of its corporate social responsibility program, Khimji Ramdas (KR) organised its annualblood donation camp at the Al Falaj Hotelon 24th May 2019. The event successfully attracted over180volunteers who came willingly to contribute to this national cause and help maintain blood supplies at adequate levels in the Sultanate. The campaign was held in collaboration with the Central Blood Bank and the Ministry of Health’s Directorate General of Health Affairs - Department of Blood Services.
Over the last decade, KRemployees along with families and friends have voluntarily donated blood in large numbers. This has served as an opportunity for the employees to lead by example creating a feeling of team accomplishment. The blood drive not only reiterates KR’s commitment towards giving back to society but also reflects the spirit of volunteerism exhibited by the employees and all participating donors.
Anil Khimji, Director, Khimji Ramdas said, “Drives like these encouragepeople to contribute towards building a healthier society by effectively reducing the suffering of others Blood donations are amongst the most precious gifts in the worldas they save millions of lives every year. On behalf of Khimji Ramdas, I would like to thank each and every individualfrom our extended family, and the general public,who participated in this noble cause as well as the staff at the Ministry of Health;especially the Central Blood Bank’s team and our employees who help enabled us to host this voluntarily donation camp successfully.”
KR strives to implement and participate in various activities and events that contribute to the development and wellbeing of the society. In line with its Community Social Responsibility objectives, a significant number of these initiatives and projects involve the direct support and invaluable contributions of its employees and their families.