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Italian bikers to help Donbass children

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Italian bikers to help Donbass children


22.09.2017

pixabay.comItalian bikers held a campaign directed at gathering humanitarian help for children of Donbass, RIA Novosti informs. It took place the day before in Rome. Around two hundred kilos of studying and writing materials as well as toys were collected for just a couple of hours.

According to Claudia Corbut, who initiated the project, decided to gather aids for the children in Donbass and friends brought her over thirty kilos of pens, paints, pencils and copy books in a couple of days. After that, she made up her mind to arrange a campaign of a bigger scale. Association of bikers’ solidarity which organizes charity campaigns several times per year helped with the organization.

At the beginning, the participants hoped to gather less than a hundred kilos, but in a few hours, all park benches next to Ponte Milvio in Rome were filled with boxes of school items. There were flags of Russia, Soviet Union, unacknowledged People’s Republic of Donbass and even a kind of the church banner depicting Jesus Christ.

As per the head of the cultural association Nadezhda Irina Vikhoreva, the things are meant for one of the schools in Donetsk, a part of the donations will be granted to the foster school in Krasnodon. She expressed hope that the load will be even heavier as more people will bring their donations.
The things will be packed and transported by cars to Donbass. Preliminary, it will take from one to two months.

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