Since 24 February, there’s been a state of war in Europe. Since that time, millions of Ukrainians have been crossing their border and fleeing to the West. The destruction of infrastructure and the devastation are leading to life being unbearable for millions of people.
Fundraising campaign for the Ukraine
WIKA would like to help these people and therefore started a fundraising campaign. During this, employees around the world collected about ? 80,000 of aid funding that your company topped up to a total of ? 150,000. Section of this amount was already donated to various regional aid organisations:
Aid organisations
? 5,000 to Caritas Erlenbach for the local support of refugees from the Ukraine
? 20,000 to the Bavarian Red Cross, i.e. to its regional association in Miltenberg-Obernburg for its emergency aid support for the Ukraine
? 20,000 to the Lower Franconia regional association of the AWO (Arbeiterwohlfahrt, a national workers? welfare association) because of its central aid project ?MEDI-HILFE UKRAINE?
The remaining part of the donation has been reserve to support people time for the Ukraine and for reconstruction work.
Accommodation of refugees
Following the arrival of the initial refugees in Germany, WIKA contacted the Miltenberg and provided a building in Plant 2 in Klingenberg am Main as emergency accommodation. This has bedrooms and sanitary facilities in addition to a large communal kitchen with two banks of kitchen equipment and a leisure room.
pressure gauge octa arrived in this accommodation through an initiative of the Lions Club and CEO Alexander Wiegand. เกจวัดแรงดัน with mostly women and children were placed directly through the the ?WIKA Casino?.
To give the refugees a particular amount of mobility, WIKA also provided various sizes of e-bike for them to use. The neighborhood bicycle shop, ?Fahrrad Mertens? in Obernburg, got involved with this by helping to measure people up for the right bike, by providing personal instruction in how to use them and by giving everyone a free of charge helmet.
Note
More info on WIKA can be found on the WIKA website.