(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) City Centre Sharjah invites shoppers to share the love for reading with the less privileged and donate children's books to the mall this month.
The mall has partnered with Red Crescent to gift the passion for reading to those less fortunate in the country with the support of its customers.
The initiative is part of a host of literacy awareness initiatives at City Centre Sharjah in celebration of International Literacy Day on September 8, and is in line with Majid Al Futtaim's sustainable community development strategy. Untied National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched this International Literacy Day 1965 to rally the international community to raise literacy rates and empower individuals and societies around the world.
Visitors can donate children's storybooks and school books at the donation box located at City Centre Sharjah ground floor throughout the month.
"City Centre Sharjah wants to promote a positive reading community and support those that have no access to books," said Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Mall Manager - City Centre Sharjah.
"We also want to inspire generosity in young children by encouraging them to donate their books and create great moments for those less fortunate this month."