The global COVID-19 outbreak has brought about never-before challenges in our daily lives, and we remain deeply concerned for all those affected by the pandemic.
In order to support the country’s collective response to this crisis, Tetra Pak will donate a total of €100,000 towards relief efforts in Serbia with a view to halt the spread of COVID-19 and help Serbian people recover from its effects. The amount of €35,000 will be donated to the Red Cross of Serbia. Moreover, and in order to support the local community of Gornji Milanovac where the Tetra Pak factory operates, the Company will also donate €50,000 to the Gornji Milanovac General Hospital as well as €10,000 to the Gornji Milanovac Medical Center and €5,000 to the Gornji Milanovac Municipality. These contributions will be used to strengthen the health care system of the municipality and contribute to the COVID-19 relief effort in the area.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on communities worldwide. Our thoughts are with all those whose lives have been affected.” said Guillaume Latourrette, Managing Director, Tetra Pak South Eastern Europe. “We are grateful to our employees, especially the ones working in our factory in Gornji Milanovac, for their relentless contribution and dedication in helping us maintain the uninterrupted food supplies during these difficult times. We are also thankful to our customers and partners and we pledge our full support to the government, industry and communities in tackling this extraordinary situation ”
The donation forms part of the Tetra Laval Group’s recent donation of €10 million to support global COVID-19 relief efforts https://www.tetralaval.com/news-and-press-releases/tetra-laval-group-covid-19-relief-efforts
We remain fully committed to deliver on our promise to protect what’s good, by playing our part in ensuring continuous food supplies in the country, while maintaining important measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees and all those involved in our operations.