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Victims of Another Pointless War

Sándor Laczkó
Apr 20, 2022

The Russian invasion in Ukraine prompted a huge wave of refugees many of whom arrived to Hungary. On this side of the border, local people and civil organizations gathered to help those forced to flee their home. One of these volunteers is journalist Antal Marosi who tells Diplomacy&Trade about the work he and his fellow […]

Budapest Airport to Organize Jubilee Running Race

D&T
Mar 30, 2022

The runway of the Ferenc Liszt International Airport of the Hungarian capital will be packed with competitors for the tenth time this September. To celebrate the anniversary, Budapest Airport is making the Runway Run charity race even more special. On the one hand, participants will be able to arrive at the finish line in the […]

Aid Fund Established to Help Ukrainian Refugees

D&T
Mar 26, 2022

The Hungarian Food Bank Association has set up an aid fund to support the civilian population affected by the war in Ukraine. In a statement sent to the state news agency MTI on Saturday, the association said that the donations collected will be forwarded to the Kiev Charitable Foundation operating the Ukrainian Food Bank. According […]

HungaroControl Donation Helps Ukrainian Refugees

D&T
Mar 19, 2022

The Hungarian air traffic service HungaroControl is committed to helping those in need, so at the beginning of March it organised a collection among its employees to help those fleeing the war. The company doubled the donation of around HUF 4 million, giving a total of HUF 8 million to help refugees in Ukraine through […]

Wolt Makes Substantial Donation to Aid Organizations

D&T
Mar 18, 2022

Delivery platform Wolt has made a substantial donation of EUR 1,500,000 to support aid organisations working in the war in Ukraine. Wolt Hungary has also made it possible for users to directly support UNICEF's work to help children trapped in Ukraine or displaced by the war. Wolt is deeply saddened by the war situation in […]

Over a Hundred Tons of Christmas Donations

D&T
Dec 26, 2021

More than a hundred thousand kilograms of Christmas donations arrived at the Santa Claus Factory Christmas donation collection points this year, the organizers told the state news agency MTI this Sunday. According to the information, there was a company – the Ebes center of the 'Privát' food chain Kerekes Ltd. – which donated 16,000 kilograms […]

Millions Collected from Runway Run Entry Fees

D&T
Nov 13, 2021

Budapest Airport handed over more than HUF 3.8 million to the SUHANJ! (Swish!') Foundation, which supports sporting opportunities for handicapped and disabled people. The donation was collected from the entry fees of the Runway Run charity race, organized at the airport for the 9th time this year. Accordomh to a press release by Budapest Airport, […]

'Together we are free!' by Zwack Unicum

D&T
Oct 12, 2021

Four young artists presented their unique visions and designs at Zwack Unicum’s ‘Together we are free!’ competition to find answers to the question of how to redefine freedom after a year of confinement. Marina Sztefanu was voted the winner by the jury and her installation will be completed in 2022 in Budapest Park. The four […]

Hungarian Interchurch Aid Suspends Afghan Activities

D&T
Aug 16, 2021

The local staff of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid's office in northern Afghanistan are not in immediate danger, but the Budapest headquarters is prepared for any eventuality, Kristóf Gáncs, communications director of the organization told the news website hvg.hu. In any case, the NGO, which has been present in Afghanistan for twenty years, has suspended work […]

Runway Run To Be Held Again in Budapest in 2021

D&T
Jul 1, 2021

As a company committed to social responsibility, Budapest Airport will organize its charity run, the Runway Run, for the ninth time this year, in support of the SUHANJ! Foundation and the Anthony Nolan foundation. The company says the charity run will once again be held in a special location, on the airport runway, as an […]

'Call for Europe': Social Projects for Children

D&T
Jun 10, 2021

In December 2020, the UniCredit Foundation launched the second edition of the 'Call for Europe' initiative, supporting social projects for children in the European countries where UniCredit operates. The Group's banks had until the end of February 2021 to nominate projects from local applicants who meet the call. From these, an expert jury of the […]

CSR Award for Amcham BSS Hungary

D&T
Feb 13, 2021

BSS Hungary cooperation, which has been awarded the ‘HOA-CSR Award’ for its social responsibility activities during the Christmas period, received the distinction at the online event held for the 15th anniversary of the Hungarian Service and Outsourcing Association (HOA) earlier this month. The BSS Hungary project was launched in February 2019 by 20 business services […]

MOL Group Donates Disinfectants to Relief Campaign

D&T
Dec 20, 2020

The Hungarian oils and gas group MOL supports the large-scale Christmas relief campaign of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid with a donation of 2,300 liters of hand and surface disinfectant. The charity service will deliver 500 servings of hot meals a day to those in need for five days this year. Due to the epidemic situation, […]

Porsche Hungaria Offers Cars to Help Epidemic Testing

D&T
Dec 10, 2020

Porsche Hungaria Ltd. and Mercarius Ltd. offered ten more passenger cars to the National Humanitarian Coordination Council (NHKT) to control the epidemic. The vehicles – of Volkswagen Jetta type – were handed over at the courtyard of Semmelweis University’s Internal Clinical Block this Thursday. Students participating in the screening for new coronavirus infection will receive […]

JYSK Donates Bedclothes to Budapest Hospital

D&T
Dec 3, 2020

The Hungarian subsidiary of JYSK, an international department store chain with Scandinavian roots, handed over a donation of bedding to the Szent Ferenc Hospital in the Hungarian capital. Since the spring of this year, when the coronavirus epidemic took over the world, JYSK Hungary has repeatedly supported healthcare institutions with product donations to help patients […]

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