Carrefour Qatar Organises a Blood Donation Drive

Press release
Published January 13th, 2019 - 09:45 GMT
Carrefour Qatar, Blood Donation Campaign
Carrefour Qatar, Blood Donation Campaign

Carrefour Qatar organised a blood donation drive at its headquarters in Al Dafneh as well as its employees’ accommodation in Al Mansoura, as part of its corporate social responsibility activities and goals.

The initiative, which was organised in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation, received a positive response with a large number of employees participating. A team of medical professionals from Hamad Medical Corporation was operating a fully equipped mobile blood donation unit assisting the donors.

Laurent Hausknecht, Country Manager at Carrefour Qatar commented on the occasion: “At Carrefour, we take our responsibility as an active corporate citizen very seriously and will continue our efforts to support humanitarian causes. We are very proud of our staff members who have stepped forward to participate in this initiative and donate their blood to save the lives of other individuals.”

Carrefour will continue to demonstrate its commitment to the local communities, positively contributing to a wide range of initiatives to create great moments for everyone everyday.

Background Information


Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. The brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which is the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in 38 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

In 1995, Carrefour opened its first hypermarket in City Centre Deira UAE and through the years, expanded to over 220 Carrefour stores in 15 countries across the region, serving over 200,000 customers a day.

Carrefour operates different hypermarket and supermarket stores to meet the growing needs of its diversified customer base. In line with the brand’s commitment to provide the widest range of quality products and value for money, Carrefour today offers an unrivalled choice of more than 100,000 food and non-food products as well as thousands of household goods.

Carrefour is dedicated to rewarding its loyal customers and offering access to a unique and pleasant shopping experience through special offers and promotions throughout the year. Carrefour is committed to continued business growth in convenient locations across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia to create great moments for everyone, every day. 

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