The results of the citywide food marathon “Basket of kindness” to collect products in the hinterland for low-income seniors for the New year summed up in Moscow, reports Милосердие.Ru. To needy seniors managed to collect more than 20 tons of food, said the organizers.
“Thanks to the shares held in 239 Moscow Perekrestok supermarkets and three hypermarkets “Karusel”, collected more than 20 tons of food, of which a quarter is the contribution of X5. Volunteers together with employees of social services in the coming days will bring 4098 sets of pensioners living in villages, villages and small cities of the Moscow, Tula, Tver, Vladimir, Kaluga, Bryansk and Orel regions”, — reported in the Fund food of the “Rus”.
According to its representatives, the Moscow food marathon was the fifth and final event of this magnitude this year. It was attended by 500 volunteers. Partner of the event was the company P&G, which supported the campaign and gave the Foundation an additional 3 tons of washing powder.
In 2018, the leading multi-format retailer РоссииХ5, and the nation’s first “food Bank” Foundation food “Rus”, has already conducted a city-wide food marathons in four cities: Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Samara and online Nizhny Novgorod.
“In addition to buyers in stores to Supplement the food parcels we have helped large manufacturers group of companies “Orimi” has donated 3.5 tons of tea, and PepsiCo — 3 tons of water, — told the head of Fund of food “Rus” Yulia Nazarova. — Because of this, the total number of generated sets exceeds the previously planned 3,000 units. But that’s not all, because in Moscow continues fees corporate products in the hinterland in the offices of different companies, so in the next two weeks, Basket of kindness will be replenished”.
Total for 2018 in the framework of the “Basket of kindness” has collected more than 95 tons of food, of which 6 tons were donated through the site cordinadora.of the Russian Federation. Compared to the 2017 year fees of food aid increased by almost a quarter.