Henkel Makes Donation to Croatian Charities, Alkaloid and PPD to Hospitals

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ZAGREB, April 28, 2020 – Henkel has donated goods worth more than HRK 1.9 million to Croatia’s Red Cross and the Caritas Zagreb, while Alkaloid has deposited HRK 250,000 to the Petrova Women’s Hospital and Jordanovac Hospital for lung diseases as relief after the 22 March earthquake.

The donation from Henkel, this Duesseldorl-headquartered company specialised in adhesive technologies, beauty care, laundry & home care, is intended for elderly and disabled citizens affected by the situation regarding the coronavirus and as assistance for those people whose homes were damaged during the March 22 earthquake.

“We are grateful for organisations like Caritas and the Red Cross that, thanks to their widespread network of volunteers, help low-income people or people who had to leave their homes in the wake of the earthquake,” said Henkel’s Commercial Director for Croatia and Slovenia Marko Mintas, adding that he hopes that the donation will help relieve their everyday lives at least a little.

Red Cross executive director Robert Markt said he was glad that the donated products would make happy those people in trouble, whose lives have additionally been made more difficult with the coronavirus and recent earthquake.

Director of Caritas Zagreb, Sister Jelena Lončar said that the donation would help a lot of families who were affected by the earthquake and coronavirus.

The Alkaloid Skopje company, specialised in pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, donated the financial assistance to the two hospitals in Zagreb to deal with the quake consequences.

The Prvo Plinarsko Društvo gas supply company from Vukovar has donated HRK 2.9 million for the procurement of medical equipment for eight hospitals throughout Croatia, the company informed on Monday.

HRK 800,00 will go to Osijek Hospital, HRK 500,000 to the Nasice General Hospital as well as to the Sestre Milosrdnice Hospital in Zagreb, HRK 400,000 for Vukovar General Hospital, and HRK 200,000 each for the Zadar, Varaždin and Dubrovnik general hospitals and an additional HRK 100,000 for the emergency ambulance service in Umag.

More coronavirus news can be found in the Lifestyle section.


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