BRF DONATIONS TO SCHOOLS IN CAPINZAL AND OURO REINFORCE THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
Primary education establishments received products to sanitize classrooms
One of the largest food companies in the world, BRF continues to make donations to contribute to actions in the fight against Covid-19 and its effects on society. In the Midwest of Santa Catarina, the São Cristóvão and Belisário Pena Primary Education schools in Capinzal, and the Prefeito Sílvio Santos school in Ouro, received products such as 70% alcohol, alcohol gel, detergents, liquid soap and bleach for sanitization. The three schools have 1,200 students and 98 teachers
The donation is part of an additional BRL 50 million announced by BRF on March 31 to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative includes actions in 15 Brazilian states and in countries where BRF has production units, distribution centers and corporate offices. The company's goal is to continue its efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, contribute to the care of the population during the emergency phase and act to combat the effects of the pandemic.
In 2020, the Company had already directed BRL 50 million in donations, which still benefit the population of 175 municipalities distributed throughout the country, in addition to countries such as the Arab Emirates, Kuwait, China, Turkey, Singapore, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. In Brazil alone, there were 1100 social entities benefited by BRF's actions, including through its partners. According to the BRF Institute, in total, more than 500,000 items were donated, including PPE items such as masks, gloves and caps for health professionals, besides alcohol gel, Covid-19 diagnostic tests, thermometers and hospital equipment. The donations made by the company can be tracked through the websitehttps://www.brf-global.com/sobre/seguranca/comunicado-coronavirus/
About the BRF Institute
Founded in 2012 by BRF, the BRF Institute is a private association to strategically direct the Company's social investments. The objective is to support citizen initiatives that contribute to the development of communities locally. Since its creation, through volunteer actions and direct investment projects, the BRF Institute has already impacted half a million people, mobilized 30,000 volunteers, and carried out more than 2,000 social actions in 60 cities around the country.
One of the largest food companies in the world, BRF is present in more than 130 countries and owns iconic brands such as Sadia, Perdigão, and Qualy. Its purpose is to offer increasingly tasty and convenient quality food to people around the world, through the sustainable management of a long, complex, living chain that provides a better life for everyone, from farm to table. Guided by fundamental commitments to safety, quality and integrity, the Company bases its strategy on a long-term vision and aims to generate value for its more than 95,000 employees worldwide, more than 300,000 customers and approximately 10,000 members in Brazil, as well as its shareholders and for society.
Photo of the delivery to the São Cristóvão Primary School: from left to right: School employee, Nilse Bodanese, HR coordinator at BRF Capinzal, Cleomari Toledo, Volunteer Program coordinator at the unit and Jossalva Polidoro, Business Partner at BRF Capinzal and member of the volunteer program committee.