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Budapest Airport Runway Run Again This August

May 27, 2024

On August 31, Budapest Airport, the operator of the Hungarian capital’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport, will launch its 12th charity run, which has been open to civilians, besides aviation employees, since last year, the company says in a statement. Athletes taking part in the Runway Run can run their chosen distance on runway I at […]

Soccer Balls Collected by Fans for Families in Need

May 7, 2024

180 new or like-new soccer balls were delivered to needy families by the fans of the Ferencváros (FTC) – Debrecen (DVSC) first division match and Provident employees in the framework of a joint voluntary initiative of Provident Financial Ltd. and FTC. The collected sports items will be distributed to children of disadvantaged families with the […]

Nestlé and Tesco: HUF 16 Mn for the Hungarian Food Bank

Jan 24, 2024

As a result of their joint campaign last fall, Tesco and Nestlé have donated HUF 16 million to the Hungarian Food Bank Association, the latter informed MTI on Wednesday. As part of the charity campaign announced in the fall of 2023, Nestlé donated 1% of the value of the products sold in Tesco stores to […]

Joulupukki at the Opening of the Santa Claus Factory

Dec 1, 2023

The Finnish Santa Claus, Joulupukki is visiting Hungary again this year at the invitation of the Santa Claus Factory, attending celebrations this time in several towns in the countryside as well. The Santa Claus Factory Foundation said in a statement to MTI that one of the tasks of the guest from the Arctic Circle this […]

Diplomatic Fair to Raise Money for Charity

Nov 10, 2023

A fundraiser for needy families and children with autism, among others, will be held at this year's Diplomatic Fair on November 19 at the Bálna Defense Center in Budapest. All proceeds from the 12th Diplomatic Charity Fair will be donated to the Together for Autistic People Foundation, the Magic Lamp Foundation and the SOS Children's […]

Provident Employees Deliver Treats to Children in Hospital

Nov 9, 2023

For the fourth year in a row, Provident Financial Ltd., the Magic Lamp Foundation and the Ludwig and Mentesi Ltd., operators of the Jókenyér bakeries, are holding their traditional Christmas preparation initiative. This November and December, children recovering in the Gottsegen György National Cardiovascular Institute will receive baked goods from three shops with the help […]

Michelin Donates Medical Equipment to Hospital

Oct 26, 2023

Michelin Hungary is supporting Nyíregyháza Hospital in NE Hungary with two pieces of MICHELIN Airprone medical equipment to help care for patients in the intensive care unit. The MICHELIN Airprone, given the local county hospital Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Vármegyei Oktatókórház, is a set of 7 air cushions designed for patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) […]

Tents Left Behind at Sziget Festival Go to the Needy

Aug 18, 2023

Around 700 tents and other camping equipment left behind by visitors at the Sziget Festival and donated to charity will be given to people in need, the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta told MTI on Friday. According to the statement, 20 institutions and volunteer groups of the Hungarian Charity Service of the […]

Food Bank: 4,700 Tons of Food for the Needy

Jul 25, 2023

In the first half of this year, the Hungarian Food Bank Association saved and donated 4.7 million kilograms of near-expiry and faulty packaging to people in need. In a statement sent to MTI on Tuesday, the association said that since their formation in 2005, they have collected more than 100 million kilograms of surplus food […]

Lidl Increases Support for Children’s Hospital

Jun 20, 2023

For the fourth year in a row, the supermarket chain Lidl Hungary supports the Heim Pál Pediatric Institute in Budapest through its foundation: the company has now increased its related annual budget from HUF 78 million to almost HUF 100 million. Lidl Hungary told MTI on Tuesday that as part of its support program, in […]

Four-Wheel Help to Extend the Work of Empowerment

May 9, 2023

One of the most important objectives of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid's domestic social assistance work is to create long-term opportunities. The organization wants to implement its opportunity-creation programs in as many of its institutions as possible, and mobility is a fundamental prerequisite for this. This is where Mercarius Fleet Management Ltd. and Porsche Hungaria Ltd. […]

Hungarian Businesses Help Earthquake Victims in Turkey

May 5, 2023

At the initiative of the formwork, scaffolding production and engineering services firm PERI Hungary, an unprecedented charity campaign has been launched by Hungarian construction companies, contributing to the work of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid in Turkey, supporting the humanitarian work in the earthquake-affected area with between HUF 100,000 and HUF one million. The charity gala […]

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Aldi Donation to the Needy through the Food Bank

Apr 25, 2023

The Aldi retail chain donated HUF 1.8 billion of food to the needy last year with the help of the Hungarian Food Bank Association. According to a statement sent to MTI this Tuesday, Aldi Hungary has been cooperating with the Hungarian Food Bank Association since 2016, thanks to which food that is no longer commercially […]

Food Bank Distributes Food Worth HUF 10 billion

Feb 16, 2023

Last year, the Hungarian Food Bank Association saved and distributed food worth around ten billion forints to the needy, helping around 240,000 people in need. Last year, the Association saved almost one and a half times as much food as in the previous year to keep up with the growing needs of the needy, the […]

Tesco Supports Aid Organization with HUF 70 Million

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 […]

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