As part of Hyatt Global Month of Service and hotel corporate social responsibility.
Doha, Qatar – 2 August 2021: Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha, the first Hyatt Regency brand in Qatar, located on airport, have joined forces with Wa’hab for a collaborative campaign in conjunction with the hotel’s suppliers to donate essential food items the local communities in need. This campaign falls in line with Hyatt’s Global Month of Service which allows colleagues to volunteer events that help strengthen the value of care and sharing to the local community along with the hotel intentions to support underprivileged individuals and families in the country most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Founded in 2017, Wa’hab, is an Award-Winning SME, that works to reduce food wastage and provide support to the communities in Qatar. By connecting surplus food to those in need, Wa’hab aims to promote social solidarity and protect the environment.
This initiative was spearheaded by Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha with the support of its suppliers who keenly donated food essentials such as rice, flour, lentils, beans, canned food items and many more. All of the collected donations will be distributed to people impacted by Covid-19 and others needing assistance.
Julien Gonzalvez, Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha General Manager commented, “I am very pleased to be partnering with Wa’hab on this worthy cause and to support their initiative to extend assistance to those who are in need. At Hyatt, we are living our purpose to care for people and the community so they can be their best and I am glad that our suppliers share the same feeling to make this campaign come to life. Covid-19 pandemic has affected the entire world immensely and such positive initiatives can bring smiles on the faces of people.”
“As part of Hyatt Global Service month, we encourage our colleagues and associates to volunteer and be engage on community service whether virtual opportunities like career panels to inspire youth to join hospitality, help the country to beautify a park or to maintain cleanliness of beach.” He continued.
On the proud association, Wardah Mamukoya, Founder and Managing Director of Wa’hab said, “We are delighted to partner with Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha to further strengthen our aim and broaden our horizon of helping and supporting those who are in need of food. With such initiatives, we aim to partner with other hotels in town along with food outlets and charities to collect the excess food, package it and deliver them to beneficiaries. This results in optimal usage of food, thus saving the economy a loss in capital.”