MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
“It is very important to help those who need it most”
With these words, the head of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova at a meeting of the Commission addressed her colleagues in the regions, saying that all members of the CEC decided to take part in the charity project #MYVMEST.
No sooner said than done. To them voluntarily, at the behest of the soul, joined by the heads of departments of the Apparatus of the CEC of Russia and election commissions of all subjects of the Russian Federation.
To date, the total amount of donations collected by the election commissions throughout Russia, is more than 7 500 000 rubles. Of them the amount of the charitable contribution of the 15 members of the CEC amounted to 1 750 000 rubles.
These funds are allocated to targeted assistance provided by the volunteers and the first volunteer doctors, all needy who are in difficult circumstances due to the spread of the coronavirus.
“A huge heartfelt thanks to all my dear colleagues, all those who responded and supported our initiative. Low bow to You!
Let this be our modest contribution to the unification of Russians around good deeds. Mercy, generosity, caring, compassion and mutual aid always clearly manifested our people in difficult times. And now the most important thing for all of us careful, careful attitude to each other, despite all the differences between us. We are one people, and really want to and now we dignity, responsibility, respect, consideration and kindness to each other out of this difficult situation”, – said Ella Pamfilova.
Daily from all corners of Russia from the colleagues goes to the CEC the information on how the collected funds are distributed and how many people have managed to help.
Funds are also going to the various regional charities that provide direct assistance to hospitals, children’s medical centers and medical staff who find themselves in the front line in the fight against infection and to help needy and large families, lonely elderly citizens, at-risk, incidence, and in the mode of self-isolation.
Representatives of the commissions do not only raise funds, but also personally involved in helping people, are actually becoming volunteers. These stories dozens. Here are some of them.
The organizers of the election of the Kama region, in addition to collecting donations, responded to the call of the blood transfusion stations to help hospitals and become blood donors. In these difficult days, when in the Perm region there is a regime of self-isolation, comes not so much donors and patients in medical institutions, are all in dire need of blood components. April 23 in the framework of this campaign around the Perm region, the members of the commissions at various levels and employees of their apparatus at the initiative of the Chairman of krajizbirkoma Igor Vagina become blood donors. Many of them did it for the first time. Through this action the supply of donated blood was almost completely filled.
The Tomsk regional election Committee provides assistance to veterans of the great Patriotic war. One of them this year celebrated 101 years! The Commission has acquired for a veteran drugs, household tools and products.
A great contribution in assisting the needy has made the Election Commission of the Chechen Republic.
In the Ulyanovsk region the organizers of the election provided targeted assistance to low-income families with many children from the sponsored rural schools. Very touching and at the same time an important story has been the gift of the electoral Commission for one of the students of the 9th class of the school – laptop, which the girl will now be able to study for finals.
Fundraising continues, information will be updated.
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