Ramadan deals: Donate clothes for a splashing good time
What’s on has details of Wild Wadi free entry with their clothing drive initiative that allows free park access. Other charity drives during Ramadan.
Empty your wardrobe and dive into a waterpark this summer: Wild Wadi is offering free entry every Monday during Ramadan in return for charitable clothing donations to support the Beit Al Kheir Society, a non-profit organisation reaching out to underprivileged families in the UAE.
All visitors need to do is donate three items of clothing on a Monday during the holy month and they get to enjoy the outdoor waterpark for free between 3pm and 7pm. Special containers will be placed at the registration area where any piece of clothing in good condition can be donated.
Jumeirah Beach Road. Next to Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Tel: (04) 3484444. Taxi: Wild Wadi Waterpark. wildwadi.com
Other Ramadan initiatives to try
yApparel – Donate, Discount, Repeat
Dubai’s only specialised yoga store yApparel is asking women to donate good quality sports and active wear in return for special discounts. Donated clothes are passed on to the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, a shelter for women and children victims of domestic violence, child abuse and human trafficking. Donate five to 10 items and receive 5 per cent off; 11 to 20 items, 10 per cent off; and 20+ items, 15 per cent off.
1st floor, Jumeirah Centre, Jumeirah, open daily 10am to 10pm (Ramadan hours apply). Tel: (04) 3443013. Taxi: Jumeirah Centre. yapparel.com
Du – #30DaysOfSharing
For every moment, gift or event that you want to share this Ramadan, tweet it , post it on facebook or Instagram it using the hashtag #30daysofsharing. Everytime you share, Du donates Dhs10, increasing the number of meals they distribute in Ramadan to those in need.
Moti Roti – Volunteer for iftar
These vendors of delicious roti wraps and salads of RIPE farmers’ market fame have created a campaign called #fillingtheblues, providing food for labourers. To volunteer, just turn up at 8.15pm before iftar at the construction site next to Media Rotana Tecom, and hand out food as the men start clocking out.