Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 16, at the garden of the Bridges, the Capital City, the tenth edition of “80 want solidarity.”
· 16-18.30 hours – Stand set up by voluntary associations, the old Social Meoste: exhibitions of activities and services with artifacts and various products
· 16.15 – Afternoon snack with cakes and pies in collaboration with the Palio of music and entertainment
· 17.15 – Greetings from the Mayor Francesco Casini and Councillor for Social Policies Ilaria Belli and awarding of volunteers who have distinguished themselves for social commitment
For the past ten years the city of Bagno a Ripoli has signed with the voluntary associations of the territory the Pact of Understanding that marks the official birth in the territory of the Solidarity Network. The Network is a listening service, information and guidance to give concrete answers to social needs, particularly the elderly who live alone. These include: Bagno a Ripoli, Auser Bagno a Ripoli, Calcit Chianti, Elderly Community Centre Ponte a Ema, Venerable Brotherhood of Mercy of St. Mary all’Antella, Gold Cross of Ponte a Ema, Brotherhood and Popular Cross Golden Grassina Committee of the Italian Red Cross in Bagno a Ripoli. It is a coordination of associations working in the social order for the Community and the territory a high welfare system, able to put the social as excellence of Bagno a Ripoli.
Point Reception and support for frail elderly tel. 055 6390394;
Call Center Line City, tel. 055 055, from Monday to Saturday, from 8 to 20 hours.
“It will be a pleasure to return to reward the volunteers of the associations that are distinguished for their commitment and availability – said the Mayor Francesco Casini and the Minister for Social Policies Ilaria Belli -. Especially for this is that the anniversary edition: an event that marks an important milestone, which involved, in recent years, associations and the City to meet the needs of the elderly population, and beyond. 10 years of the network, of reciprocity, of close collaboration and answers for citizens. 80 desire to solidarity ‘is the feast of these associations, the recognition of the Municipal Volunteer to the men and women who have given a part of themselves to our community. It will be a moment of sincere and why not ?, heartfelt thanks to those who have dedicated their lives to others. You are all invited! “