52 million steps towards happiness

52 million steps towards happiness

Yıldız Holding contributes to the happiness of the world’s children on Make Happy, Be Happy Day

Yıldız Holding celebrated its traditional Make Happy, Be Happy Day on November 18. On this special day filled with colorful activities and events, Yıldız Holding employees not only shared the joy of social responsibility and volunteer efforts, but also contributed to the happiness of the world’s children by donating the 52 million steps they took via the application Help Steps to UNICEF.

Celebrated every year at Yıldız Holding and inspired by its founder Sabri Ülker’s principle of “Everybody is entitled to a happy childhood, regardless of what part of the world they may be,” Make Happy, Be Happy Day witnessed the best examples of in-house solidarity and charity again in 2021. Attended by more than 65 Yıldız Holding employees across the globe, this year’s Make Happy, Be Happy Day events were held like last year.

The employees had a great time at the interactive event which was highlighted by radio programmer Geveze’s humorous style and famous singer Nil Karaibrahimgil’s favourite songs.

Kind steps

As part of this year’s Make Happy, Be Happy Day, Yıldız Holding employees turned the their steps into happiness for the world’s children via the application Help Steps. Yıldız Holding employees worldwide from Turkey and the USA to China and Nigeria participated in the project and took 52 million steps corresponding to a full lap around the world. These steps taken by the employees will be donated to UNICEF via the application.

The income obtained from the charity chair organized on Make Happy, Be Happy Day by the contributions of Yıldız Hoding employees was donated to Darüşşafaka to support the education of girls.

Tütüncü: “We continue to implement exemplary social responsibility practices in Turkey and across the globe”

Highlighting that social responsibility is an integral part of their corporate culture, Yıldız Holding CEO and Vice Chair Mehmet Tütüncü said: “Thanks to our global structure, we continue to implement exemplary social responsibility practices in Turkey and across the globe. On Make Happy, Be Happy Day, we share the joy of this extensive movement of kindness with our 65 thousand global employees, aiming to enhance happiness both in our Holding and in the world. Throughout the year, all our employees have again focused on social responsibility efforts to benefit nature, people and children in particular, within the framework of our philosophy of Make Happy, Be Happy. Once more, we celebrated these efforts we made on the basis of our goal of achieving happiness for ourselves by making others happy on our Make Happy, Be Happy Day this year, and shared the joy of delivering happiness to thousands of people across the world with our employees worldwide. I would like to thank all our employees who have contributed to this delightful feeling.”

 

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