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Helping families in need during the pandemic: Egyptian stars join ‘El-Kheir Challenge’

The large response of celebrities to the Resala charity initiative has allowed the organisation to extend support to many families in need

Sherouk Yasser, Thursday 16 Apr 2020
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El-Kheir Challenge initiative launched by the Egyptian Resala Charity Organisation has met with a huge response from many Egyptian celebrities, including famous actors, filmmakers as well as footballers and other well-known names from a variety of fields.

Accordingly, yesterday Resala announced on its official Facebook page that among the results of the challenge it managed to support many families living in Al-Asmarat neighbourhood, to which it delivered 2,000 food boxes in addition to financial support.

The charity expressed gratitude to all those who have offered to help, and asked others to continue the charitable work.

Among the dozens of famous actors who joined the challenge are Tamer Hosny, Mona Zaki, Assala, Hind Sabry, Ahmed El-Saka, Mohamed Ramadan, Rania Yousef, Hana Elzahed, Ahmed Fahmy, and many others who announced their interest in the initiative on social media, inviting others to join.

The challenge targets 100,000 families who either lost a source of work or who are experiencing economic hardships due to the extraordinary situation in which Egypt and the world finds itself amid the Covid-19 pandemic.


 

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