Landmark Group hosts 9th Annual Blood Donation drive

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Published April 4th, 2016 - 09:45 GMT
During the event
During the event

Landmark Group, one of the largest value retail shopping chain in Kuwait recently conducted its 9th annual Blood Donation drive in association with Kuwait Central Blood Bank (KCBB). The annual campaign is a reflection of the Group’s commitment and work in line with its social responsibility program that aims to provide services and assistance to society. 150 plus donors, which are Landmark employees and customers reached out to the commitment of Saving Lives. The Blood Donation drive was held at Centrepoint Avenues.

Commenting on the company’s annual initiative Mr. Saibal Basu, Chief Operating Officer, Landmark Group Kuwait said, “We thank KCBB for their support towards the 9th Blood Donation Campaign, which serves the local community and helps in raising awareness about society related humanitarian initiatives and activities. We are always keen and committed to organizing the blood donation campaign on an annual basis. This year’s blood donation campaign witnessed huge success especially with the increasing number in participation from our staff. We are grateful to them for continuously showing great interest in supporting such noble causes. We take very seriously our role in the private sector towards community welfare.”

The blood donation drive is part of a multifaceted plan developed by Landmark Group to address vital health and safety issues in Kuwait.
As one of the highest forms of humanitarian services, voluntarily blood donation can play a vital role in saving someone’s life. There are also potential health benefits for the donor, as it can reduce the risk of heart attacks and cancer.

Staff members from all departments and branches across Kuwait were invited to participate in the blood donation drive. The campaign, which was supervised by a team of specialized doctors, generated a tremendous response from the employees.

Landmark Group strongly believes in being an integral part of the Kuwaiti society, the campaign conducted for the seventh consecutive year is a part of the Group’s continuous efforts to highlight the principles of corporate social responsibility and support patients in need. 

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Landmark Group

The Landmark Group began its journey in 1973 with one store in Bahrain and has grown into one of the largest retail and hospitality conglomerates in the Middle East, Africa and India. Currently the Group operates over 2,300 outlets, encompassing over 30 million square feet across 22 countries.

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