By the pandemic outbreak, Italian fashion has fallen on the field immediately to show its solidarity. Whether through donations to health facilities is by providing their offices to support the vaccination campaign. He has just declared Brunello Cucinelli, setting up in the Park of the Beauty of Solomeo, a point the vaccine to deliver about 1,200 weekly doses. But now join the initiative, the brand Armani and Gucci. Ready to do the same even Ferragamo (Milan and Florence), Prada, Ovs, the Benetton group, and the group leader LVMH luxury goods group.
From the first months after the outbreak of the Covid, the actions of the designer piacentino have been numerous. On March 9, he announced a donation of 1 million and 250 thousand euros to hospitals Luigi Sacco, San Raffaele, and Istituto dei Tumori in Milan, Spallanzani of Rome. In addition to supporting the activities of civil protection.And now, the Armani group is one of the first companies based in Lombardy to kick off the campaign vaccination anti Covid-19, as provided by the Regional decree n° XI/4401. In particular, the activity of the vaccination campaign will take place in the Armani/Teatro, a place that always hosts the parades of the group. It is a response to the objective of reducing the work done by the health facilities. The methods and times will be communicated in the coming days, and the participation shall be on a voluntary basis.
Also Gucci continues its commitment to counter the effects of the pandemic. Their corporate headquarters will be in place for the vaccination campaign of its employees of the offices, shops and factories. In Italy, there are more than 6 thousand of.
“The pandemic has put us in the face of unexpected challenges,” said Marco Bizzarri, ceo and president of Gucci. “Since the beginning, we put people at the center and started initiatives to protect the communities in which we operate: our employees, suppliers, and offered support to the medical staff and to the communities most vulnerable. With the speeding up of the vaccination campaign, grows our commitment to the Country where Gucci is born: Italy. We pride our offices at the disposal of the vaccination campaign“.
So far, the initiatives of Gucci to combat the pandemic have been numerous.In march of last year, the company has donated two million euros in support of two different fundraising campaigns favoring the National Department of Civil Protection and the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the United Nations Foundation in support of the World Health Organization. Gucci and Intesa Sanpaolo announced the program “Development of supply Chains” to help small and medium-sized enterprises in the supply chain. Gucci overcomes the emergency caused by the pandemic and starts recovery plans. Finally, in December, Gucci has announced a donation of 500 thousand dollars in the name of its global community to benefit Unicef USA.