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Volunteers unite in Abu Dhabi for UAE’s Compassion for Gaza campaign

Thousands attend the latest occasion of the Compassion for Gaza drive.

Thousands attend the latest occasion of the Compassion for Gaza drive.

A Call to Action:

In a powerful display of solidarity and compassion, thousands of volunteers gathered at Abu Dhabi’s Mina Zayed port for the latest event of the UAE’s Compassion for Gaza campaign. 

The initiative, aimed at providing urgent relief to those affected, has garnered widespread support from individuals willing to contribute their time and efforts.

Hands-On Relief Efforts:

Volunteers worked tirelessly at the port, packing urgent relief packages that will be dispatched to Gaza. This hands-on approach reflects the commitment of the community to make a meaningful impact in the face of the ongoing challenges in the region.

Personal Stories of Sacrifice:

Among the dedicated volunteers was Abdulla Hamada, a Gaza native who recently experienced a devastating loss. Just 10 days ago, he tragically lost his sister, brother-in-law, and their four children in a bombing incident at their home in Gaza. 

Despite personal tragedy, Abdulla joined the ranks of volunteers, showcasing the resilience and determination to contribute to the humanitarian cause.

Campaign Milestones:

The Compassion for Gaza campaign has already sent more than 60,000 relief packages to Gaza, providing crucial assistance to those affected by the conflict. The volunteers’ collective efforts underscore the impactful role of grassroots initiatives in fostering positive change and aiding communities in need.

Beyond Boundaries:

The National had the opportunity to speak with some of the volunteers who selflessly devoted their free time to support the campaign. Their stories highlight the campaign’s ability to transcend borders, bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds in a shared mission of compassion and solidarity.

Personal Tragedy Fuels Philanthropy:

Abdulla Hamada’s poignant story serves as a reminder of the human cost of conflict. His decision to channel personal grief into action reflects the transformative power of collective efforts, turning individual tragedies into a force for positive change.


As volunteers continue to pour their energy into the Compassion for Gaza campaign, the initiative stands as a testament to the resilience and generosity of the community. The collective impact of these relief efforts not only provides tangible support to those in need but also serves as a beacon of hope in challenging times.

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