Paris Saint-Germain have made a donation of €100,000 to the Secours Populaire Francais, in an attempt to provide help to children, the elderly and the homeless, who have all been affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus.
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The donation comes from the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation, who already have a €400,000 agreement with the Secours Populaire Francais, a non-profit organisation, and will help fund the training of volunteers as well as doctors working daily.
In an official press release from the club, shared on Twitter by journalist Jonathan Johnson, details confirm that the donation will be used for:
– Helping the Secours Populaire Français’ doctors by paying for personal protective equipment and the training of 2,000 volunteers who can provide information, answer queries and communicate protective measures
– Helping isolated children without school by paying for 5,000 educative kits with equipment for lessons, games and recreational activities