Humanitarian aid

16,000 families will receive assistance from the company as part of the «Saving Lives» project

As part of the «Saving Lives» humanitarian project, implemented in coordination with the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation, Metinvest will send almost 50,000 food kits to arge families in Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhia, Kamianske, as well as certain territorial communities of Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, and Donetsk regions , including cities where battles are currently taking place. Metinvest.Media informs about it.

Food sets will be given to families with three or more children. The first batch will be issued already this week –  this issue will be taken care of by the local administration of the social welfare of the population.

Each package contains approximately 8 kg of products. They will be formed by Metinvest volunteers at the distribution centers in Zaporizhzhia, Kryvyi Rih and Kamianske. Aid will be sent to 70 different territorial communities.

According to Oleksandr Vyshnyakov, head of the «Saving Lives» humanitarian project, the geography of aid and the circle of its recipients are constantly expanding. It is about collecting and sending products, basic necessities to prevent a humanitarian crisis. In addition, medicines and medical equipment are supplied as part of the project. Project representatives are in constant contact with city administrations to provide the most necessary support.

Since the beginning of the war, almost 400,000 Ukrainians have already received humanitarian aid from Metinvest within the framework of the «Saving Lives» project. In addition, the company provides psychological support and assistance in prosthetics to people who have lost limbs due to the war, provides medical facilities with the necessary equipment, medicines and tools.

As GMK Center reported earlier, during the 10 months of the war, the Metinvest Group directed more than UAH 2.8 billion to strengthen the country’s defense capabilities, support employees and civilians. As part of Rinat Akhmetov’s Steel Front military initiative, UAH 1.5 billion from the total amount was allocated to the needs of the army.