The First Collection of the Argentine Red Cross arrives

From August 16 to 23 The Argentine Red Cross carries out, for the first time in its history, a national collection to strengthen the humanitarian actions of its volunteers throughout the country. In this way, it seeks to strengthen its mission of contributing to improve people’s livesespecially those who are in a situation of vulnerability.

The world is going through complex and challenging times, such as international conflicts, the impact of climate change and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, the organization reaffirms its commitment to the communities and invites society to be part of its humanitarian actions.

“We are certain that Our work contributes to improving people’s lives who need it most. The collection is an opportunity for everyone who feels the need to contribute their grain of sand to improve the lives of those who need it most. We call on everyone to support our volunteering in their daily work of building together with the communities a fairer and more equitable world”, he highlighted. Emiliana Bernal Esquivel volunteer of Argentine Red Cross Branch Salta.

Those who want to join to the Collection, they should only enter or call 0810-999-2222. The donations are intended for the affiliates and Higher Institutes of the organization to continue carrying out actions such as: water purification in our humanitarian camp in Saint Victoria East, workshops and accompaniment in B° Libertad where we administer the SUM, health promotion, first aid coverage, training in first aid aimed at rural schools and organizations with which we articulate.

Argentine Red Cross also develops activities to promote the employability of communities: trade workshops such as bakery, blacksmith, kitchen, among others. In addition, through the program “Youth on the Move”the organization promotes social inclusion of young people in vulnerable situations through leisure, sports and recreational activities.

About Argentine Red Cross

Argentine Red Cross is a civil, humanitarian and voluntary association, with a presence in Argentine territory and an integral part of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, the largest humanitarian network in the world.

Your mission is contribute to improving people’s lives, especially those who are in a vulnerable situation. For that, work through 66 subsidiaries, 33 Educational Services and its Headquarterstogether with the communities. Its work is guided by the 7 Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: Humanity, Independence, Impartiality, Neutrality, Unity, Volunteering, Unity and Universality.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Noelia MendilarzuPress Coordinator of the Argentine Red Cross to [email protected] or to +54911 6808-7504.

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