Following the successful events in 2018 and 2019, Marriott Business Councils Qatar proudly announces the return of the much-anticipated 'Ride for Education' cycling event hosted by the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel. Set to take place on 8 December 2023, this event is dedicated to supporting the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation by raising funds through the Road to Awareness – Marriott International’s annual associate fundraising campaign in the region.
This charity bike ride unites various Marriott International properties in Doha to support the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, empowering children globally through education. This initiative calls upon participants to join forces for the more significant cause of global education.
The 'Ride for Education' showcases the unwavering commitment of Marriott Business Councils Qatar to making a tangible difference in the lives of underprivileged children. As a part of the Road to Awareness initiative, 'Ride for Education' reflects Marriott’s dedication to creating a positive impact in local communities, striving to provide a brighter future for those in need.
This transformative charity cycling event offers hope and amplifies the voices of those who most need it. The funds raised during this event will significantly contribute to the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, supporting its mission to ensure quality education for children globally.
For those interested in participating in the 'Ride for Education,' tickets can be conveniently purchased online via Q-Tickets. Ticket options come in three tiers: Silver at QR 150, including an event jersey; Gold at QR 200, including an event jersey and raffle tickets; and Platinum at QR 250, which provides an event jersey, raffle tickets, and a bicycle. The event starts at 7 am on 8 December 2023 at Sheraton Grand Doha, with registration beginning at 5:30 am. It's an opportunity to support global education efforts while enjoying a fulfilling cycling experience.
Let's pedal together towards a brighter future, one where education lights the way for millions of children across the globe. Join the movement. Ride for Education. Empower the future.
Located in the city's heart, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel has earned its place through time as an iconic destination. It is an ideal destination for a short break from the hustle and bustle of the city where guest can relax and energize at the 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, resorts private beach, outdoor swimming pool, or enjoy stunning sea views straight from their luxurious rooms and suites.
The Road to Awareness is an annual associate fundraising campaign that has been making a valuable difference in the lives of children across our continent since 2008. Every year, employees throughout Africa and the Middle East organize fundraising events to help raise funds to support the vital work charities and organizations do to improve the lives of children.
The campaign was initiated in 2008 when several senior associates at Former Starwood decided to take on a 3-day cycling challenge in the French Alps and Pyrenees to support UNICEF. In the following years, associates have continued to raise funds, and the cycle challenge has been the anchor of the campaign. Connect on @marriott_r2a.
Education Above All (EAA) is a foundation founded in 2012 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser. It aims to build a global movement that contributes to human, social and economic development by providing quality education. Focusing on those affected by poverty, conflict and disaster, it champions the needs of children, youth and women to empower them to become active members of their communities. Connect with on educationaboveall_eaa.
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