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Overcube offers surgical gowns to the National Health Service

Jun 16, 2020 Portugal
Overcube offers surgical gowns to the National Health Service
The first solidarity initiative by the Portuguese-based company raised 2 374 euros, which allowed the purchase of 970 gowns that will help protect health professionals who are on the front line fighting the Coronavirus
The initial goal was to donate 600 surgical gowns to the National Health Service and it successfully overcome, as the results achieved with the campaign allowed to acquire 970 gowns.

“Juntos Somos a Solução” (Together we are the solution) is the name of the initiative that marked the first solidarity project of OvercubeCollectiva, the social responsibility area of Overcube, the Portuguese digital platform dedicated to the sale of footwear and accessories, with the support of the Kyaia group. A project that arose from the belief that brands, as agents of influence, should try to understand how it is possible to positively influence everyone's life.

Between the 30th of March and the 31st of May, an exclusive selection of Foreva, Fly London and Softinos shoes was sold with a maximum value of 50 euros, with 10% of the value of each sold pair set apart to support the National System of Health and its staff fighting COVID-19.

New initiative underway

After this initiative, OvercubeCollectiva launched a new project. “Portugal COmVIDas”, which aims to raise 4 000 euros to purchase various protective equipment for professionals providing support in care homes across the country. Since the 1st of June and until the 30th of September, in an exclusive selection of Foreva shoes, Fly London and Softinos, amongst others, 10% of the value of each sold pair will be channelled to support the initiative.

Image credits: Luis Melendez on Unsplash

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