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Calendar icon 31/05/2021

Bwin and Olympiacos B.C. support the National Health System and vulnerable groups

Bwin and Olympiacos B.C. remain true to their effort of supporting vulnerable groups and c...

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Bwin and Olympiacos B.C. remain true to their effort of supporting vulnerable groups and completed the first phase of the “bwin Monday Night Game Against Covid-19” program. Through this action, they offered more than two tons of healthcare materials to 10 hospitals all over the country, as well as to NGO’s such as the Union “Together for Children”, ELEPAP, “Medecins du Monde” and Make-A-Wish (in Greece).

In detail, during December, through 7 charity friendly games of Olympiacos B.C., the following actions were completed:

  • Delivery of a portable ventilator, that will be used in intensive care units to support the work of doctors and nurses of Attikon General Hospital
  • Donation of two LED Therapy Light devices for the cure of neonatal jaundice cases in the ICU department for newborn babies and infants to the Children’s Hospital “P. & A. Kyriakou”
  • Bwin gifted Christmas boxes, full of traditional Christmas products and essentials, along with the new year’s lucky charm, to more than 600 people living in the Nursing Home of Athens, in cooperation with “Médecins Du Monde”.
  • Offer of 30.000 disposable face masks to ELEPAP.
  • Offer of 10.000 disposable face masks to cover the needs of the Organizations, that are part of the Union “Together for Children”.
  • Support the Hunger Relief Program of families, greatly affected financially by the pandemic, organized by the Union “Together for Children”.
  • Realization of the wishes of seriously ill children in coordination with Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Support the work of doctors and nurses by donating medical face masks, antiseptic and disposable gloves of the following hospitals:

Bwin and Olympiacos B.C. share the same philosophy when it comes to supporting society, something that has been proven many times over the past 3 years of their cooperation. They remain committed to keeping fighting to deal with the consequences of the pandemic and will carry on with the program when the new basketball season will begin.

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Bwin’s initiatives, part of its corporate social responsibility program, are in alignment with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN until 2030, contributing thus to a better and more sustainable future for all. This initiative is part of Goal No. 3: Good Health and Well-being.