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Almarai supports the Goalball Championship for the blind

Almarai Company sponsored the third session of the National Blind Association Championship (Blind) for the goalball, which was held recently in the closed hall in Riyadh Club, with the participation of 7 associations specialized for people with visual disabilities.

“Almarai sponsorship comes within the framework of the company’s social responsibility program, through which it supports many charitable societies and sporting events, believing in the importance of sport in supporting public health, and instilling positive values in society.” Abdullah Al-Otaibi, Head of Corporate Communication and Public Relations at Almarai Company, said.

The “goalball” is considered one of the most prominent sports for the visually impaired, and it is a rubber ball weighing one and a quarter kilo and containing bells, which the blind can hear while playing.

It is worth mentioning that Almarai annually sponsors and supports more than 300 organizations working in service and community development in various regions of the Kingdom.