Keffiyeh Several UAE residents gathered in solidarity, adorned in distinctive attire, at a recent fundraising event hosted by Zinn Cafe & Bistro. The sold-out event, held at StudioRepublik on Sheikh Zayed Road, aimed to support The Little Wings Foundation (TLWF) in its work with children in Palestine.
Diverse Turnout for a Common Cause
Residents from various walks of life joined forces, wearing watermelon scarves, jackets featuring keffiyeh prints, and T-shirts proudly displaying the word “Palestine.” The event, organized by Zinn Cafe & Bistro, garnered immense interest, with tickets selling out rapidly, showcasing the diverse support for the cause.
A Wave of Solidarity Across the UAE: Keffiyeh
This initiative is part of a larger movement in the UAE, where numerous events express solidarity with Palestine. Some focus on fundraising efforts, while others aim to raise awareness about the rich heritage of the country.
Culinary Contributions: Hoe Lee Kow and Reif Join the Cause
In a parallel effort, Korean restaurant Hoe Lee Kow and Reif organized a fundraising event in November, directing the entire ticket proceeds from a dinner to TLWF, a part of the Al Jalila foundation. The positive response highlighted the community’s eagerness to contribute amid the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.
Community Compassion: Reflecting on the Impact
After the event, Zinn Cafe & Bistro’s owners took to Instagram, sharing that a substantial amount of Dh81,250 was successfully raised. The post reflected the community’s commitment and compassion during challenging times, emphasizing the collective effort to make a positive impact.