Orsenigo, April 6, 2020 - ICAM, a manufacturer of high quality chocolate and semi-finished cocoa products, has prepared the donation of over 15,000 Easter eggs included and some of the Italian hospitals, to give a sweet moment to all the medical staff- health care, patients and their families in this difficult emergency Covid-19.
Starting from the desire to contribute, even minimally, to the enormous effort that hospitals, doctors and nurses are making in this period, working tirelessly to ensure care and assistance to the sick. ICAM has decided to express its gratitude and thankfulness through the activation of a series of concrete actions, from an economic offer to the local hospital unit to the donation of Easter eggs that can give an instant of joy and serenity to celebrate Easter also in such a difficult moment.
In addition to hospitals, egg donation (in quantities agreed together with the different structures, based on their needs and the number of employees and clients) has also involved welcoming communities such as San Patrignano and some of the main Serie A football teams - with which ICAM has consolidated relationships and licensing agreements - which will distribute the eggs with the colors of the football club to those structures that daily support families in difficulty at local and city level. The teams involved are AS Roma, UC Sampdoria, ACF Fiorentina, Genoa Cfc and Torino FC.
A symbolic gesture through which the historic company from Lecco intends to celebrate these Easter holidays by sharing the wishes of the etymology of the word Easter "to go further", with the desire that all people directly or indirectly touched by this virus can find hope and overcome this dramatic moment.
The hospitals involved are some of the hospitals operating in Lombardy where ICAM has always been present: the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza, the Ospedale di Erba, the Desio Hospital, the Vimercate Hospital, the Sant 'Hospital Anna di Como, the hospitals of Sondrio and Sondalo and the A. Manzoni hospital in Lecco to which the company has also sent an additional cash donation and a supply of protective devices. The donation of Easter eggs also involved structures seriously tested by the health emergency present on the national territory: the San Lazzaro Hospital of Alba, the Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital of Piacenza, the Maggiore Hospital of Bologna, the IRCCS Cà Granda Maggiore Hospital in Milan, San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Policlinico San Martino Hospital in Genoa, Humanitas Gavazzani in Bergamo, Gaslini Pediatric Hospital in Genoa and Spallanzani Hospital in Rome, the Careggi Onlus Foundation of the Careggi University Hospital of Florence and the Santa Maria Nuova Onlus Foundation of the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Florence.
ICAM has always spent money to produce high quality chocolate in a sustainable way, through a constant presence in the countries of origin and support to local farmers' cooperatives, in order to support them through training and thus implementing their socio-economic conditions. A sustainable approach that the company has always implemented also in the territory in which it operates through donations throughout the year and which has led it to feel the need to do something in a difficult moment like the one that is going through Italy In these weeks.