Catania, + 0.3% this year for the Food Bank collection


"The great heart of the Sicilians is confirmed ready to be generous in spite of the crisis", says Pietro Maugeri, president of the Food Bank of Sicily Onlus, the result of the 23rd Food Collection which took place yesterday in almost 13,000 supermarkets throughout Italy and more of 1,100 in our Island.
“I am delighted with the demonstration of gratuitousness that we witnessed yesterday in thousands and thousands of festive faces that have given life to a true show of charity. Even the data confirm the generous heart of the Sicilians. This year we have collected more than 447 thousand tons of food, registering an increase of + 0.3% in Sicily compared to 2018. But there have been some provinces, such as Catania and Palermo, in which the percentages collected are much much higher . Perhaps due to the presence of new chains in large-scale distribution – Maugeri continues – or maybe, and that's what we want to believe with …

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