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Groupama Arena cooks for health worker heroes

Lagardère Sports Hungary and Ferencvárosi Torna Club (FTC) have joined forces with a project to honour the hard work of all Hungarian healthcare workers, doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus threat.

The latest initiative supports the extraordinary fight that is taking place in the immediate vicinity of the Groupama Arena in Budapest.

Since April 8 the group has been delivering 140 servings of breakfast and hot lunches from the kitchen of the Groupama Arena to the employees of St. László Hospital every day.

Stadium catering partner Eventrend Kft., whose employees prepare lunch and take it to the hospital, and Pek-Snack Kft., who support the meals with their products are taking part in the campaign.

By generating and implementing these ideas, the group is creating added value for the club and the Hungarian hospitals in the Corona period! With this little help, they want to honour and support the ongoing, heroic struggle of health workers.

Together at home

As well as the “Cooking for heroes” campaign and the donation of 40 million HUF to hospitals, Fradi and LSH Kft. is helping again with the “Together at Home” campaign.

They’ve put together gift packages for their senior season ticket holders with products that were offered by FTC sponsors including everyday essential health and food products, as well as books to help pass the time spent at home.

After FTC received all the products from club sponsors LSH call centre volunteers as well as Ferencváros’ star players started to call all season ticket holders older than 65.

LSH volunteers (team2) packed the boxes and the new sponsor GLS! will deliver packages to about 400 addresses for free.

Ferencvárosi Torna Club together with Lagardère Sports Hungary Kft., the operator of Groupama Arena, and Penny-Market Kft., along with several sponsors of the football team has decided to support the fans over the age of 65 who are particularly vulnerable to the virus.

The common goal is to keep everyone at home to reduce the number of unnecessary contacts. The “Together at Home” campaign is trying to contribute to this.

Out of 5000 season ticket holder fans, 500 are at particular risk of the current pandemic. Without exception, they will deliver the valuable packages free of charge to all the 500 fans over the age of 65 with the help of the club’s sponsors in the upcoming days.