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Banca March takes humanitarian aid to the Polish border with Ukraine and helps bring back Ukrainian refugees to Spain

18 March 2022 Category: Banca March

Banca March is launching this initiative with the help of a group of volunteers, bank employees, who will deliver the humanitarian items collected and bring back Ukrainian families to Spain.

  • A group of Banca March employees took a bus to deliver medicines and bare essentials and bring back a group of Ukrainian refugees to Valencia, where host families were awaiting them  
  • The bank has set up an account (ES86 0061 0029 1617 2521 0110, message: Ukraine) to help raise funds for a second trip and cover the needs of the people arriving in Spain.

Faithful to its unwavering philosophy of Shared Growth with customers, employees, shareholders and society as a whole, Banca March has launched an initiative to take humanitarian aid to the Polish border with Ukraine and help bring back people who have had to abandon their homes and will be hosted by families in Spain, specifically in Valencia.

Banca March is launching this initiative with the help of a group of volunteers, bank employees, who will start their journey next Sunday to deliver the humanitarian items collected (essentially medicines, hygiene products, clothing and blankets, and non-perishable food) and bring back Ukrainian families to Spain. Banca March is assuming the costs of transport, medicine, accommodation and sustenance for the entire journey.

The bank has set up an account (ES86 0061 0029 1617 2521 0110, message: Ukraine) whose funds will be for making a second trip and meeting the needs of the people who have come to Spain. 

Host families in Valencia

The journey will be made on a bus with about forty seats for women, elderly and children from Ukraine. In Poland, the first stop will be in the city of Wrocław, where all of the humanitarian aid collected will be delivered. After that, the journey will continue to the border town of Przemysl, where the Ukrainian families will be collected to start heading to Valencia, where they are awaited by host families.

Over recent years, Banca March has run numerous volunteering actions that all of the employees have got involved in. On this occasion, the response of the Banca March professionals has been met with enthusiasm and the number of volunteers for the journey, the contributions of bare essentials to take to the border with Ukraine and the donations for purchasing the materials needed have exceeded all expectations.

The necessary items that are being called for from the border areas and Ukraine include vitamins for women and children, hairbrushes, deodorants, nail clippers, sleeping bags, blow-up mattresses, blankets, tinned foods, pasta, oil, coffee, towels, bars of soap, shower gel, underwear, socks and nappies.

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