Charity raft race raises over BD25,000
The charity raft race organized by the Rotary Club of Sulmaniya at the Al Bander Hotel and Resort in Sitra managed to raise over BD25,000. The 40th Annual Raft Race was held under the theme ‘Challenge Disability’, and hence, funds raised will be used in projects supporting that cause, providing aid to the disabled, support to the mentally challenged and promoting public awareness in the society.
The event also had many activities for the children including face painting, jumping castle, kids’ playground and caricature artists. Seema Baqi, the race chairperson and incoming club president told Tribune, “The 40th Annual Raft Race has managed to raise over BD25,000.
“The Rotary Club of Sulmaniya will be working under the theme of ‘Challenge Disability’ to support those mentally and physically challenged in Bahrain, and to change the society’s approach. The event saw 24 teams representing different companies and generous sponsors.”