These Restaurants Will Now Pay Taxes To Charities Instead Of Lebanese Govt

patriciagyammine | Em Sherif Cafe

“Do not donate to the Lebanese government, they have stolen and they will do it again.” This is the cry of every Lebanese to those who wish to send financial assistance to aid after the massive explosion nearly a week ago.

The Lebanese insisted, through social media, that no one should donate to their greedy government to help with the aftermath of the .

Thus, this -born restaurant chain took the initiative to donate its taxes to charities instead of the government.

In a post, the restaurant stated:

Em Sherif Restaurants Group announces that, upon opening any of its branches, after restoration, it will pay the 11% TVA, which it will collect, to the following associations:

This includes the -based Em Sherif Restaurant, Sea Cafe, and Cafe. Em Sherif’s act of power is inspiring!

Local, regional, and international businesses have also joined the cause, donating a portion or all of its profits after the explosion to humanitarian relief in .

Like Em Sherif, they are not going through the government. Rather, they are donating directly to NGOs in to ensure that help goes where it’s needed.

So, if you’re looking for ways to help , wherever you are, head to places that are donating to ’s NGOs, and have some good food for charity.


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