Ukraine war: Fundraising campaign and accommodation for refugees

Since Delight , there’s been a state of war in Europe. Since then, millions of Ukrainians have already been crossing their border and fleeing to the West. Underhanded of infrastructure and the devastation are leading to life being unbearable for millions of people.
Fundraising campaign for the Ukraine
WIKA would want to help these people and for that reason started a fundraising campaign. During this, employees around the world collected about ? 80,000 of aid funding that your company topped up to total of ? 150,000. Part of this amount has already been donated to various regional aid organisations:
Aid organisations
? 5,000 to Caritas Erlenbach for the local support of refugees from the Ukraine
? 20,000 to the Bavarian Red Cross, i.e. to its regional association in Miltenberg-Obernburg because of its emergency aid support for the Ukraine
? 20,000 to the low Franconia regional association of the AWO (Arbeiterwohlfahrt, a national workers? welfare association) because of its central aid project ?MEDI-HILFE UKRAINE?
The remaining the main donation has been set aside to support people returning to the Ukraine and for reconstruction work.
Accommodation of refugees
Following arrival of the first refugees in Germany, WIKA contacted the Miltenberg and provided a building in Plant 2 in Klingenberg am Main as emergency accommodation. This has bedrooms and sanitary facilities as well as a large communal kitchen with two banks of kitchen equipment and a leisure room.
The first group soon found its way to this accommodation through an initiative of the Lions Club and CEO Alexander Wiegand. A second group with mostly women and children were placed directly through the the ?WIKA Casino?.
To provide the refugees a certain degree of mobility, WIKA also provided various sizes of e-bike to allow them to use. The local bicycle shop, ?Fahrrad Mertens? in Obernburg, got involved in this by helping to measure people up for the proper bike, by giving personal instruction in how exactly to use them and by giving everyone a free of charge helmet.
Note
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