This year again, SOCAR Polymer collaborated with the Sumgayit branch of the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society to facilitate 140 low-income families’ joyful celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday crowning the sacred Ramadan month.
Considering the COVID-19 risks, the organizers arranged it so that every sponsor could distribute their holiday presents on separate days. SOCAR Polymer attended such an event on May 12. In adherence to all preventive measures against COVID-19, the 140 beneficiaries were invited to the venue in groups of 30-50 people with time intervals allowed to avoid crowding.
Addressing those who assembled at the venue at the start of the event, the head of the Sumgayit branch of RCS, Matanat Maharramova expressed deep gratitude to SOCAR Polymer for its loyalty to the years-long tradition of sharing the joy of grand holidays with families, orphans, and solitary elderly in need of support and care. She spoke thankfully about the history of our company’s collaboration with RCS which has been annual since 2016 and expanding every year. Over the years, in the framework of diverse corporate social responsibility programs, SOCAR Polymer has provided warm clothing and footwear to about 600 children, as well as Novruz and Eid al-Adha holiday food baskets to about 1100 homes.
Right after Ms. Maharramova’s welcome speech and greetings, the supplied food baskets were presented to the representatives of families from Sumgayit, alongside with our company’s warm wishes of good health and wellbeing. Every food basket contained long rice, butter, vegetable oil, a chicken, and a box of tea.
Those who due to any reason could not attend the event had the food packages delivered to their doors by the volunteers of RCS’s Sumgayit branch.