Al Nabooda Automobiles, Volkswagen’s exclusive dealership in Dubai for over 45 years, are proud to have auctioned off the one-of-a-kind Touareg featured in Carpool Karaoke Season 3 to an undisclosed buyer. The total amount of AED 235,000 will go directly to the Al Jalila Foundation to support the Farah program which assists in the medical treatment of children in need.
Founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, the Al Jalila Foundation is a philanthropic healthcare organization dedicated to transforming lives through medical innovation . The Farah program focuses specifically on pediatric needs, including children with heart disease, cancer and other chronic illnesses.
The unique Touareg has been signed onto the panoramic sunroof by every celebrity and singer who has been featured on the show, including Lebanese personality, Wissam Breidy; Emirati singer Ahlam Al Shamsi; Yemeni-Emirati singer Balqees Fathi and Lebanese celebrity Nadine Nassib Njeim.
- Rajaram, CEO of Al Nabooda Automobiles, said: “We are very happy to have raised 235,000 AED which will go directly to the Farah program of the Al Jalila Foundation. As a company in the United Arab Emirates for 45 years founded on family values, this local initiative that supports children in need is extremely important to us and we are incredibly proud to be able to make a difference with this donation. “
Victor Dalmau, Managing Director of Volkswagen Middle East, said: “As a brand with a strong human focus, being part of an exceptional initiative and gift like this makes us extremely proud. We are convinced that this donation will have a positive impact on children in need and we look forward to continuing to play our part in the community by being part of projects like this one with a human purpose.
Dr Abdulkareem Sultan Al Olama, CEO of the Al Jalila Foundation, said: “We are grateful to Al Nabooda Automobiles for choosing the Al Jalila Foundation as the beneficiary of the Carpool Karaoke Touareg charity auction and a special thank you to proud new owner of the car for being part of our ‘Journey of Hope’ to help sick children. Our community partnerships help us expand our circle of giving and fuel the work we do to transform patients’ lives.