Offer a very good coffee, 12,572 euros raised to continue helping surgical children and their families

The solidarity campaign “Offer a good coffee”, the initiative as The ABC Association for Surgical Children of the Burlo promotes in collaboration with Confcommercio Trieste and Fipe Trieste: thanks to the great generosity of the customers, they were collected by 124 public and commercial companies participating in the campaign, 12,572 euros: the revenue will be intended for the reception of families who will host an ABC house in a year.

In recent years, ABC has experienced continued growth in requests for support from part of the families of surgical children. In 2021, the number of welcome (210) is more than doubled compared to 2020 (93). Also this year the number of admissions in the 5 Case ABC will confirm the figure of 2021. The growing need is also driven by critical situation that many families experience due to the sensitive unforeseen events economic and social affairs that are reflected in everyone’s daily lives. Even more important, therefore, it is possible to count on solidarity initiatives that create value and involve an entire society towards a common goal.

The consolidated working relationship with Confcommercio Trieste and Fipe was fundamental Trieste, which has mobilized its members in this extraordinary initiative of solidarity.

“The solidarity of the exhibitors who collaborated in the campaign and the generosity of the citizens

the donors were valuable: thanks to the harvest of “Offer a Good Coffee”, ABC

will be able to guarantee hospitality for families who will be welcomed in a Casa ABC in one

years, will support about 40 receptions. It’s a basic project, yes

configures in the general action of ABC that aims at the welcome, the support

and the emotional and psychological support of the young patients and their families at all times

the treatment route, as well as the support to the surgical department at Burlo Hospital. The help

of society is therefore crucial to continue to secure this project and everything

the association’s other activities “. This is how Giusy Battain, head of ABC, comments

The Association for Surgical Children in Burlo. – Thanks to our partners,

Confcommercio Trieste and Fipe Trieste, exhibitors, traders and all citizens for

the path we have taken together and for having shown it

together we can achieve fantastic results. A good community initiative

thanks to

as the association will be able to continue to respond to the ever-growing needs that

face in

surgical children and their families “.

Antonio Paoletti, president of Confcommercio Trieste, emphasized for his part that “well in

the tertiary companies have been able and willing to respond to this fact, also thanks to

citizen participation, with the usual generosity and participation in this proposal by

solidarity, which confirms their widespread connection to the territory and their

willingness to contribute to something of great importance “. Membership in” Offer a coffee

Very good ”- Paoletti recalled – is also part of that context

constant attention that Confcommercio reserves for the reality of the territory spent

daily in favor of the most delicate substances and which materialize throughout the year

by promoting and organizing various other initiatives “.

“The one with ABC is a consolidated project – states the president of Fipe Trieste

Federica Suban – who allows our sector, by collecting small gestures, to provide help

concrete to a reality that is now indispensable for many families and many children in one

complicated and painful moments in life. Trieste is a city with great sensitivity and

generosity, and this is also evident from the fact that despite the financial difficulties

left in the field of the pandemic, the treasure that we can deliver again this year

the non-profit organization remains consistent “.

A fantastic little gesture, worth the equivalent of a coffee, was also confirmed

this year the generosity of the citizens and showed the importance of the union between and

local associations moving together for a common purpose: in this case

support for young patients

Burlo surgery and their families.

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