The "Lebanon in Our Hearts" campaign, launched by Qatar Charity (QC) in co-operation with Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and Qatar Media Corporation (QMC) under the supervision of the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (Raca), has received an "overwhelming response" from many companies, medical centres, banks, restaurants, cafes, businesspersons and philanthropists.
In a statement Monday, Qatar Charity extended its "sincere thanks and gratitude to all who supported the campaign by donating a portion of their profits to it or garnering support for it in any form".
QC thanked Qatar Airways as well as banks and insurance companies for their pledges, including QNB, Commercial Bank, Masraf Al Rayan, Qatar International Islamic Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank, Barwa Bank, Al Khalij Commercial Bank, Doha Bank and Ahlibank, as well as Qatar Islamic Insurance, Alkhaleej Takaful Insurance and Doha Insurance Group.
It also thanked exchange companies such as Gulf Exchange, Arabian Exchange, Eastern Exchange, Al Mana Exchange, Habib Qatar International Exchange, Unimoni, Islamic Exchange, LuLu Exchange, Al Madina Exchange, Trust Exchange, National Exchange and Al Zaman Exchange.
Many restaurants and cafes also responded to the campaign by allocating some portions of their profits for a specific period to support the Lebanon blast victims. Among these are Baked Goodies, Arsan Café, Diet Delight, Mankoucha, Upside Down Café, Healthy Coffee, Diner Cone, Awani Restaurant, Sableh Sweets, Chicken’s House, Karak Marmi, Sandwich Factory, 83 Café, Saj Boutique, V Quick, Leplat, Origin Café, 40 Square Meters, Zahr El-Laymoun, Innovation Café, Ortensia Boutique, Wooden Bakery, Village Markets, Dahab Restaurant & Café, Sharq Hotel, Al Wajba Dairy & Juice, Kamoon Lemon, Saasna, Chez Mazen, Singular, Lite n' Appetite, Shai Shamoos Restaurant, Sugar Rush, Tones Coffee, One Three One and the Cooking Academy.
Qatar Charity also extended its thanks to a number of companies and commercial entities such as Alfardan Group, Alliance Foods, Agrico, Qatar General, Qatar Meat Production, Al Darwish United, AlHazm, talabat, Carriage, Fadia El Mendelek Salon, Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani Charitable Foundation, I Detailer Car Care, Al Jazeera Medical Group, Ben Dean, The M Jewelry and H&F Salon.