In addition to actions that give direct support for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19, FCA also participated in a solidarity network for the donation of food, water and hygiene kits to homeless populations in Belo Horizonte, Betim and Recife. "We have established strategic alliances and partnerships to be able to meet a vulnerable population with a proper sense of urgency. We seek to integrate into actions that are already being carried out in order to expand the capacity for immediate service," said Marcio Lima, FCA's Director of Legal Affairs for Latin America.
In Minas Gerais, the partnership was with the Associação Nacional Pastoral do Povo da Rua (the National Pastoral Association of the People from the Streets) and chef Massimo Battaglini, who developed the Marmitada Project. In total, 17.9 tons of food were donated in the state, ensuring the production of more than 40,000 meals over six months. In Pernambuco, the partnership was with the NGO AVSI Brazil. A ton of food, 5,250 liters of mineral water and 1,600 hygiene kits have already been delivered to the relief efforts provided by the City of Recife, to the Catholic Association of Samaritans and for the Congregation of the Sisters of Nossa Senhora da Glória.
In São Paulo, the company was part of a group formed by the companies NIVEA, Sabesp, Deep, Instituto Olga Kos and Leo Burnett Tailor Made for the distribution of 230,000 personal hygiene products to 53 institutions in the Metropolitan Region. FCA also supported the São Paulo Solidarity Fund, which donated R$ 1 million for the purchase and distribution of clothing and blankets, in addition to 300,000 surgical masks of own production. The Fund will distribute the items among selected entities throughout the state, under the Winter Solidarity Project.
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