Help for families in difficulty reported and followed by the Social Services of the Municipality of Florence.
The Santa Claus Company donated to the Welfare Department 51 checks of 300 euros each for as many families in difficulty, with the aim of support the daily living expenses, especially through the payment of domestic utility bills.
The checks were handed over by the president of the Company of Santa Claus Silvano Gori to the councilor for Welfare Sara Funaro and to Carlotta Bardi of the Social Services Department of the Municipality.
“Also this year the Company of Santa Claus extends its hand to Florentine families in difficulty followed by our Social Services – said the commissioner Funaro – by donating checks that will help them pay for domestic utilities. Once again the great solidarity heart of the Company opens up to our community, helping people and families who are fragile and in difficulty, even at an economic level, which unfortunately have increased due to the pandemic ”. “Covid has also made its effects felt in our city – concluded Funaro – exacerbating situations of fragility and bringing many citizens to their knees who were in a difficult situation even before the Coronavirus emergency“.
“The Company of Santa Claus in these two not difficult years has never stopped – said the president of the Company Silvano Gori – it has almost doubled its members, today almost 200, and has continued to design and promote initiatives to stand alongside the most needy.
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