UniCredit Foundation and UniCredit employees raise over € 1.2 million to support Italian Hospital in the fight against COVID-19

 
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Date: April 09, 2020

Donations were received from more than 3,000 employees in just two weeks – over 20 per cent from outside Italy.


UniCredit’s Group-wide employee fundraising initiative, in support of three of the Italian hospitals most involved in the battle against Covid-19, closed on 31 March. In just two weeks, 3,016 donations from employees helped raise a total of €1,228,000, of which €1 million was contributed by the UniCredit Foundation.


The funding will be allocated as follows:


· €556,600 to the Luigi Sacco Hospital of Milan


· €353,500 to the National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani of Rome


· €318,600 to the IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo di Pavia Foundation.


In Italy, UniCredit Foundation together with UniCredit donated €2 million to Civil Protection for the purchase of masks, sanitary materials and medical equipment and €200 000 to the Policlinico Hospital in Milan.