Solidarity is still important
even after the end of epidemic
Jugopetrol AD donated a total of EUR 20,000 worth
of food and hygiene products. The packages have been distributed through
municipal Red Cross organizations in two phases, during the period of the novel
corona virus epidemic and afterwards.
Additional funds for the needs of the Red Cross
were also provided by the employees of Jugopetrol AD. They donated part of
their monthly salaries for the donation of 216 humanitarian packages worth of EUR
3,242 and thus expressed their personal gratitude for the great effort and
dedication of all members and volunteers of the Red Cross organization.
“In this dynamic situation with novel corona
virus which still has a big impact on lives and world economy, we should not
forget that there are still a lot of families and households that need help. As
a company, we wanted to express solidarity and responsibility towards the
community and that is why, in line with the needs and recommendations of the
Red Cross, we have allocated the type of assistance that is most needed at this
“The Red Cross Montenegro is very grateful to Jugopetrol
AD for the overall cooperation and response to this unfortunate situation,
which was a challenge to the whole society and us. Such partners facilitate our
action and response to greater humanitarian needs that our citizens had in this
period. Many families throughout Montenegro still need our support and
donations from Jugopetrol AD will help us to provide them with better
humanitarian aid”, announced the Red Cross.
In addition to the donation of humanitarian packages,
Jugopetrol AD had previously donated EUR 5,000 worth of fuel to allow the Red
Cross volunteers to reach all families living in the most remote parts of the
country. The Company also paid the amount of EUR 40,000 to the bank account of
the National Coordination Body for procurement of two mechanical ventilators to
mitigate the consequences of the novel corona virus pandemic.