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13/10/2021 14h06

BRF INSTITUTE SELECTS PROJECTS FROM NINE STATES TO RECEIVE RESOURCES FROM THE NOSSA PARTE PELO TODO (OUR PART FOR THE WHOLE) FUND

The initiative has a total of BRL 1.8 million in investments to support projects focused on reducing the effects of Covid-19 on communities

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The BRF Institute, a private association that strategically directs the Company's social investments, completed the third round of selection of the Our Part For The Whole Fund Public Notice. In total, more than 370 entries were received, of which 50 initiatives were selected, totaling BRL 1.8 million in investments in different fronts focused on the Generation of Work and Income, Health and Emergency Actions, Food Safety and Social Protection. Launched in December 2020, the Fund was created with the objective of selecting and investing resources in initiatives that contribute to reducing the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in the communities where the company is present.

 

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), City Halls, State Governments, and hospitals participated in the public notice with proposals that contemplated free care through the SUS network. At this stage, projects were chosen in the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and São Paulo.

 

Among those selected are projects such as “All of them - Women that Transform Talents into Business” from Goiás; “Qualification of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Actions in Post-Covid Syndrome”, from Mato Grosso do Sul; “Well-Being at Home”, from Paraná; “Healthy Food in the Palm of the Hand”, from Pernambuco and “Food Safety & Protection against Covid-19”, from São Paulo.

 

“Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have focused our efforts on support actions in the communities where BRF is present. Our commitment is to reduce the effects caused by Covid-19 in these places and increase the resilience of those living in vulnerable situations.”, comments Bárbara Azevedo, manager of the BRF Institute.

 

The complete list of projects selected for the Our Part For The Whole Fund can be seen on the Prosas website.

 

 

About the BRF Institute
: Founded in 2012 by BRF, one of the largest food companies in the world, 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 more than 400,000 people, mobilized 28,500 volunteers and carried out more than 2,000 social actions in 60 cities across

 the country.

About BRF: One of the largest food companies in the world, BRF is present in over 117 countries and owns iconic brands such as Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy. Its purpose is to offer quality food that is increasingly tasty and practical, to people all over the world, through the sustainable management of a long, complex and living chain, which provides a better life for everyone, from the field to the table. Guided by the fundamental commitments of safety, quality, and integrity, the Company bases its strategy on a long-term vision and aims to generate value for its more than 100 thousand employees worldwide, more than 350 thousand customers and approximately 10 thousand integrated customers in Brazil, all of its shareholders, and for society.