Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Coronavirus: Stelios Foundation  hands over vouchers for Limassol hospital staff

Limassol Hospital Donation 1

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation on Friday donated €52,000 in grocery vouchers to the medical, paramedical, nursing and administrative staff of the Limassol general hospital for their work in battling the pandemic.

The foundation created by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, said it was donating €100,000 in grocery vouchers to nurses in Cyprus as token of gratitude for their daily fight against the coronavirus.

Around 1,300 health workers at the hospital are to receive a voucher worth €40 that can be redeemed at any Alphamega supermarket in Cyprus.

“In these difficult times which our country is facing, we must stand in solidarity with those who night and day are tirelessly making efforts to protect public health,” Sir Stelios said.

The supermarket chain itself will cover 10 per cent of the sponsorship while booklets will be available via the state health services (Okypy).

The delivery of the gift certificates was carried out by Nikos Mourkoyiannis – a member of the Board of the Stelios Foundation – and handed over to the executive director  of the hospital Christos Nicolaou in the presence of Natasa Constantinidou, assistant marketing manager of Alphamega.

Last May, the Stelios Foundation donated €100,000 worth of grocery vouchers to nurses in Cyprus as token of gratitude for their work.

Related Posts

Gate in buffer zone barbed wire fence knocked down

Nick Theodoulou

People in Cyprus can expect to work for more years than EU average

Anna Savva

Coronavirus: North records over 2,000 cases, one death in past week

Staff Reporter

New bills aim to let ordinary citizens petition government and House

Anna Savva

Anastasiades meets potato farmers in Xylofagou, promises support

Jean Christou

Subsidies approved for families with kids are nursery schools