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Tesco Supports Aid Organization with HUF 70 Million

D&T
Jan 19, 2023

Tesco joined the Advent fundraising campaign of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid organization for the thirteenth time, raising more than HUF 57 million for the benefit of the needy, which the supermarket chain then supplemented with HUF 60 million, and this year, it will support the aid organization with another HUF 10 million. According to a […]

Hankook Hungary's 2022 Tire Donation Program Ends

D&T
Jan 12, 2023

By the end of last year, the recipients of Hankook's 2022 Tire Donation Program were able to collect their donated tires at the Rácalmás site of Hankook Tire Hungary Ltd., the company has announced. In addition to the small non-profit organizations, the National Ambulance Service, the Igazgyöngy [‘True Pearl’] Foundation and the National Directorate General […]

Some 40,000 Visitors at the 2022 Santa Claus Factory

D&T
Dec 26, 2022

Around 40,000 visitors, including tourists, and 2,000 kindergarten and schoolchildren visited the eighteenth Santa Claus Factory, acharity event collecting for needy children, between December 1 and 22, the organizer of the event told the state news agency MTI on Monday. Endre Zsolnai said that most of the nearly 2,000 helpers were employees of multinational companies […]

Budapest Bike Maffia Help on World Human Rights Day

D&T
Dec 10, 2022

On the occasion of World Human Rights Day, the Budapest Bike Maffia organized a large-scale food distribution campaign in cooperation with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Hungary and the local Flemish representation. The Budapest Bike Mafia provided food and vitamins to people in need. On World Human Rights Day, they are raising awareness that […]

Real Estate Donation to the Hungarian Baptist Aid

D&T
Dec 9, 2022

Vantage Towers Plc. supports the Hungarian Baptist Aid with a real estate donation. NK in Hungary. The company donated a property in the village of Magy to the charity, where that operates a community space, a social laundry and a bath for disadvantaged people living in the area, the company told the state news agency […]

Santa Claus Charity Run in Budapest

D&T
Dec 4, 2022

The 10th Anniversary MikuLÁSS [a Hungarian pun made up from Mikulás, that is Santa Claus, and LÁSS, that is Be able to see!] Charity Run was held on Margaret Island this Sunday. The some 1,500 participants had the opportunity to run three different distances on the island in the middle of the Budapest stretch of […]

Food Bank Collects Over 240 Tons of Donations

D&T
Nov 22, 2022

A total of 241 tons of durable food were collected by shoppers in the 17th Christmas fundraising campaign of the Hungarian Food Bank Association from Friday to Sunday in 334 stores in 160 settlements of the country with the participation of 6,500 volunteers. The need for people's help has perhaps never been greater than this […]

Jack-o'-lantern Festival in Heroes Square

D&T
Oct 29, 2022

A fun and entertaining charity event, which also provided a magical spectacle, took place in Budapest's Heroes' Square on Saturday evening in the spirit of Halloween. It was for the first time in 2009, Halloween jack-o'-lanterns populated the Hungarian capital’s Heroes' Square, where anyone could drop off their home-made jack-o'-lanterns to decorate the square for […]

Vajda-Papír Helps 3,000 People with Disabilities

D&T
Oct 20, 2022

Vajda-Papír has donated a year's worth of sanitary paper products to the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service for three thousand people with disabilities, the charity organization told the state news agency MTI on Thursday. As they wrote, 22 residential institutions, 16 day-care centers and 27 support services of the Maltese Charity Service are supplied with hygienic […]

Nearly HUF 14 Million of Donations from the Runway Run

D&T
Sep 30, 2022

Proceeds of the Runway Run, the running race at the Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport, amounted to close to HUF 14 million this year. The airport's management company Budapest Airport handed over a part of the donation, 6.6 million HUF, to the SUHANJ! Foundation, while the remainder will be donated to Anthony Nolan, a […]

British Charity Gifts for Hungarian Children

D&T
Aug 13, 2022

A convoy of 60 special cars arrived in Budapest on Saturday. The ‘Rally for Heroes’ has been on the road since 2010, collecting donations of some GBP half a million since. This time, they stopped in the Hungarian capital and brought donations for Hungarian children. This Saturday afternoon, the special vehicles lined up at Heroes' […]

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 […]

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