The Food Collection is back, organizers and managers of the gesture at the hearing by the Regency
“Appointment with the solidarity; meeting, in the need for food and incredible numbers in the response of volunteers and citizens, in the amount of food donated. The Secretary for Labor starts from here, Teodoro Lonfernini, in presenting to the Regency the XXV Food Collection, in front of the protagonists and the organizers.
“25 years of knowledge of the day – he observes Remo Contucci, Head of the Food Bank for San Marino – who have built the trust of citizens in this gesture, which is a simple gesture: share a need “. This year, in all the supermarkets of the Republic, “even the small shops have joined” – he points out, hoping to confirm the surprising data of last year’s collection: 15 thousand kilos of food which, through the Banco, arrive at the San Marino Caritas.
With the Director of the diocesan Caritas, Luca Foscoli, the picture of poverty on the Titan: 93 families followed (there are 120 people); in the year, 1400 interventions and 20 thousand euros of aid to pay bills or rents.
New poverties, in a territory, which however knows how to respond – the President of the Food Bank Foundation for Emilia-Romagna Stefano Dalmonte – from citizens to institutions.
From the Captains Regent, Francesco Mussoni and Giacomo Simoncini, appreciation for the gesture that “is an opportunity to involve civil society, in support of the work of those who do their utmost to bring concrete help and, with it, – they say – also a message of closeness and hope”, In the hope that the generosity that the San Marino citizens have always been able to repay the commitment of the many volunteers involved in the initiative.
In the video, interviews with the President of the Banco Alimentare Emilia-Romagna Foundation, Stefano Dalmonte