World Day of the Red Cross and Red Crescent: meeting in the Municipality

“Perhaps the day is not far off when all peoples who forget the old grudge will be reunited under the banner of the universal brotherhood and, when all strife ceases, will cultivate absolutely peaceful relations with one another, such as trade and industrial activities, forge solid bonds. We look forward to that day. “ It is with this wish of Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, the only Italian to have received the Nobel Peace Prize, that This morning, the Macerata Committee of the Italian Red Cross presented its flag to the Municipality of Macerata on the occasion of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.

Humanity

Never as in this historical moment has the basic principle of‘humanity, approved by the 14 million members of the 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies, it must be appreciated so that Moneta’s wish can be realized as desired by the founder of the Red Cross Henry Dunat, also the Nobel Prize for Pace, which founded the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent inspired by the famous motto “All brothers!”.

Landmark

“Thank you to the Macerata Red Cross for being a point of reference for the entire city and for the great work that volunteers do every day, with dedication and passion, in the area to bring closeness to frail and needy people,” he said. Mayor Sandro Parcaroli.

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The flag of the Macerata Red Cross

Proximity to institutions

“Seeing the flag of the Red Cross waving from the town hall, home to all the Macerata people, was a deeply symbolic act because it not only represents the proximity of the institutions to the movement, but because it was ideally like carrying our flag. In all the houses in our city ​​- he said President of the Macerata Red Cross Rosaria Del Balzo Ruiti -. A flag that embodies the many victims and stories of the over 150,000 volunteers of the Italian Red Cross, the hope and fear of the millions of assisted nationally, whether they are people in need of medical transport, a packed lunch or just a smile, albeit behind the mask. Because every single person has a story and we really care about them all. “

Volunteers

With the delivery of the flag, the Macerata Committee wished in particular to express its condolences to the many Red Cross volunteers who, from the very beginning, have been working tirelessly in various countries to prevent and alleviate the suffering of the population. involved in the ongoing conflict.

Last but certainly not least, during the ceremony, the Macerata Committee expressed its heartfelt thanks to the more than 800 volunteers in the Committee, who were committed on several fronts and, above all, in helping and assisting families affected by the severe crisis. economically exacerbated by the pandemic and the ongoing conflict.


World Day of the Red Cross and Red Crescent: meeting in the Municipality

“Perhaps the day is not far off when all peoples who forget the old grudge will be reunited under the banner of the universal brotherhood and, when all strife ceases, will cultivate absolutely peaceful relations with one another, such as trade and industrial activities, forge solid bonds. We look forward to that day. “ It is with this wish of Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, the only Italian to have received the Nobel Peace Prize, that This morning, the Macerata Committee of the Italian Red Cross presented its flag to the Municipality of Macerata on the occasion of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.

Humanity

Never as in this historical moment has the basic principle of‘humanity, approved by the 14 million members of the 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies, it must be appreciated so that Moneta’s wish can be realized as desired by the founder of the Red Cross Henry Dunat, also the Nobel Prize for Pace, which founded the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent inspired by the famous motto “All brothers!”.

Landmark

“Thank you to the Macerata Red Cross for being a point of reference for the entire city and for the great work that volunteers do every day, with dedication and passion, in the area to bring closeness to frail and needy people,” he said. Mayor Sandro Parcaroli.

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The flag of the Macerata Red Cross

Proximity to institutions

“Seeing the flag of the Red Cross waving from the town hall, home to all the Macerata people, was a deeply symbolic act because it not only represents the proximity of the institutions to the movement, but because it was ideally like carrying our flag. In all the houses in our city ​​- he said President of the Macerata Red Cross Rosaria Del Balzo Ruiti -. A flag that embodies the many victims and stories of the over 150,000 volunteers of the Italian Red Cross, the hope and fear of the millions of assisted nationally, whether they are people in need of medical transport, a packed lunch or just a smile, albeit behind the mask. Because every single person has a story and we really care about them all. “

Volunteers

With the delivery of the flag, the Macerata Committee wished in particular to express its condolences to the many Red Cross volunteers who, from the very beginning, have been working tirelessly in various countries to prevent and alleviate the suffering of the population. involved in the ongoing conflict.

Last but certainly not least, during the ceremony, the Macerata Committee expressed its heartfelt thanks to the more than 800 volunteers in the Committee, who were committed on several fronts and, above all, in helping and assisting families affected by the severe crisis. economically exacerbated by the pandemic and the ongoing conflict.

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