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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Hameedia Gives Back to the ‘My Friend’ Project on Father’s Day

Children of the 'My Friend' project
Children of the 'My Friend' project
Continuously setting the benchmark in the fashion industry, Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist recently hosted a Father’s Day celebration in support of the ‘My Friend’ project. The event took place at Excel World on Sunday 15 June and Hameedia’s loyal customers were invited to commemorate Father’s Day and share the afternoon with children from the project.
The ‘My Friend’ project is an initiative by Fouzal Hameed, Managing Director, Hameedia. The project aims to support the country’s underprivileged youth in their efforts to better themselves through education. The Father’s Day event focused on the importance of a father’s role in a child’s life and provided customers with the opportunity to meet and interact with children who are supported by the ‘My Friend’ project.  

Clown and children of the 'My Friend' project
Clown and children of the 'My Friend' project
During the event, children were entertained by activities at ‘Adventure Land’, a face-painting station, a combination of performances by magicians and clowns, as well as a musical guest performance by Diran Wijesinghe. On behalf of Hameedia, chief guests Graham Labroy, former national cricketer, Julian Bowling, former national swimmer and Hussain Sadique, Deputy Managing Director of Hameedia also gave the children gift packs containing school supplies.

Handing over gifts to children of the 'My Friend' project by Graham Labroy, Julian Bowling & Hussain Sadique,
Handing over gifts to children of the 'My Friend'
 project by Graham Labroy, Julian Bowling & Hussain Sadique,
The Father’s Day event by Hameedia gave customers the opportunity to celebrate the role of a father and support the ‘My Friend’ initiative which has funded thousands of less fortunate school children throughout Sri Lanka. The project provides children in need with basic requirements including school supplies, financial aid, educational materials and daily nourishment.  To support the ‘My Friend’ project and make an important difference in the lives of many children, sign up with Dialog for fashion tip updates by texting “Reg FHGuide” to 77000.  For more information about the project, log on to the “My Friend” website or contact 0777 354 570. 

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