Good to Give: The Top 5 Charities in Dubai

PREVIOUS POST Good to Give: The Top 5 Charities in Boston
NEXT POSTStyle Seen Daily Hauteness: Go Faux

With Eid Al-Ahda having just passed and the celebration of the American holiday of Thanksgiving taking place just yesterday, as we set forth into the holiday season now is the time to give back to those in need. The following list are some of the top charities in Dubai, places where you can go to help those who need it during this time of festivity.

1 Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs

The Al Noor Training Center for children with Special needs serves children from diverse nationalities through a variety of activities and programs. The new facility opened its doors in April 2007 and was inaugurated by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. The purpose-built facility can serve up to 300 children.


04 340 4844

2 Start

Start is a children's art education program which aids orphaned and refugee children throughout the Middle East through arts projects.

Business Bay

04 323 3434

3 The Dhaka Project

Give to the Dhaka Project, an organization which helps poor families and their children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The project provides education, clothes, food and medical aid to those who need it most. There are also programs which aid the development of necessary skills for men and women. Make a donation to this exceptional project or journey the full distance to Dhaka to help out on the spot.

Sheikh Zayed Road

4th Floor, French Connection Building next to the Shangri-La Hotel

050 418 3270

4 International Fund for Animal Welfare

Petition to stop animal cruelty and protect the wilderness in the Middle East through the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The projects put together by IFAW promote educational awareness of environmental and animal issue and devise culturally sensitive solutions in order to address such issues.

Bur Dubai

04 254 7877

5 Make a Wish Foundation-UAE

Make a Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization which grants one wish to UAE children aged three to eighteen which have life-threatening diseases. Volunteer, donate and share the make a wish message to help these children.

Humanitarian City

04 368 0217

connect with haute living National