The Red Cross has taken to the streets this Wednesday to present its campaign for the 2022 Gold Raffle in the five provinces of the region, just as it did in 2021, to inform and show passers-by that this raffle 'Gold seems, Red Cross is'.
In the city of Toledo, the humanitarian organization has gone out to Plaza Zocodover, to make visible that the work carried out by thousands of people in the province for equality, reception, protection, well-being, relief, sustainability, school success, future employment, company or health is gold.
To achieve this, the Red Cross has offered to open a golden box that contained a tablet with the testimonies of several people who have felt protected and helped by the Organization in a need or a setback in life.
The statements, in the case of Toledo, correspond to Carlos Albero and Maria Jesús, both participants in the Employment program, who share, through their words, the love and support they have received from the Red Cross, «thanks to the job orientation and training we have found a job» they affirmed.
The provincial president, Juan Carlos Santos, has affirmed that "in order to continue being everywhere and serving all vulnerable people with coverage of their basic needs, the Red Cross is going out again to sell their tickets, which this year , in addition to seeking funding for the humanitarian projects it develops, also wants to make visible the work done by people who work every day and strive to take the Red Cross worldview a little further».
In the city of Cuenca, the Red Cross has set up a tent, at number 31 Carretería street, to make visible the work carried out by hundreds of people in our province for equality, reception, protection, well-being, relief, sustainability , school success, job future, company or health is gold.
To achieve this, the Red Cross has offered to open a box lined with gold paper that contained a tablet with the testimonies of several people who have felt protected and helped by the Organization in a need or a setback in life.
The statements, in the case of Cuenca, correspond to Oliver Quijo, 13 years old, and Sophia Chávez, 8 years old, both participants in the School Success program, "these are classes that help me understand a little more than that the teachers explain and speak. And, where, in addition, I have made new friends, “Oliver pointed out.
Carmen Barracañas, a user of the program for the elderly, has shared, through her words, the love and support she receives from Red Cross volunteers, "I live alone, but thanks to volunteering I always find myself accompanied," she says.
Lastly, Verónica Muñoz, 34 years old, recounted her experience. After becoming unemployed, she came to the Red Cross encouraged by word of mouth. The Organization trained her as a cashier, which made it possible for her to find a new job opportunity. , while smiling, he comments, «they have taken me to work and I am very happy, thanks to your work».
In the case of Ciudad Real, it was the Plaza del Pilar that hosted the presentation of the Red Cross Gold Raffle. There, the provincial president of the Red Cross, Rosario Lafuente, has shown how important the Golden Draw is both for the financing of the institution and for making visible the work carried out by the people who are part of the Red Cross.