To mark the vacation season, Mercadona made a particular donation of 80 tons of meals items to varied entities within the districts the place it’s current – Aveiro, Braga, Porto and Viana do Castelo, the grocery store chain introduced in the present day. Donations had been made to establishments within the district of Braga, together with Banco Alimentar de Braga, Purple Cross of Braga, Cáritas Braga and Viana do Castelo and to the establishment Virar a Página (Clib). And for the district of Viana do Castelo we donate to the Meals Financial institution of Viana do Castelo, Casa dos Rapazes, Lar de Santa Teresa and GAF - Household Assist Workplace.
All through 2020, Mercadona donated, with 20 shops in Portugal, greater than 1,000 tons of meals to charity establishments within the districts the place it operates.
This supply of meals, made to establishments with which Mercadona maintains a everlasting relationship – Meals Financial institution In opposition to Starvation, Caritas, Purple Cross, AMI, amongst others – occurs at a time when requests for meals assist from Portuguese households have been enhance.
Pasta, rice, milk, olive oil, tuna and different canned merchandise are a few of the merchandise that make up this supply. On this means, the corporate helps to strengthen the supply of meals that these establishments perform day by day, in a time as necessary and conventional as Christmas.
In an announcement, Mercadona factors out that this particular Christmas donation joins, thus, the greater than 1,000 tons of important items that the corporate has already donated all through 2020, and that it intends to proceed till the tip of the yr.
“The worth is consultant of the hassle made by Mercadona by way of social dedication, taking into consideration that the corporate has solely 20 shops in Portugal”, underlines the corporate.
Mercadona is dedicated to “Sharing a part of what it receives from society”, having established agreements with social canteens within the areas the place its 20 shops are positioned. Thus, every retailer donates important items to a close-by social canteen, day by day, from Monday to Friday, from the primary day it opens its doorways to the general public.