His Excellency, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development Mr. Ahmed Al Humaidan, honored Al Rajhi Bank for sponsoring and supporting the International Day for Elder Persons and their continuous activities to serve the society. The occasional ceremony was held to specifically honor the supporters and wish the Bank continuous success in interacting with all social activities and HE showed his support and willing to cooperate with the Bank in what it has to offer in this field.
Within this year’s social responsibility activities, Al Rajhi Bank implemented an integrated program for the International Day for Elder Persons, annually held in October. The Bank visited several nursing homes in Al Ras, Riyadh, Dammam, Onaiza and Jazan. These visits included many activities and event such as a tour, an entertainment program for the elderly, and the distribution of gifts. The Bank also arranged a luncheon for the elderly prepared by productive families in an effort to support the later.
More than 45 Bank employees (men and women) volunteered in the implementation of this program. Their participation included being present and interacting with the elderly and presenting them with gifts thus giving the initiative a family like atmosphere something important to the psyche of the elderly.
The volunteers expressed gratitude with such a participation that enhances their relationship with the community and highlights the social role of the Bank urging it to continue in this path and allow them the opportunity to participate in all activities.
This year, the Bank rolled out an integrated plan for social work based primarily on voluntary participation and activating the social role of employees. Al Rajhi Bank is keen to enhance the level of initiation, cooperation and employees integration into the community across the kingdom.