Fundación Dibujando un Mañana and Driscoll's unite to benefit rural communities in Mexico and create "Cultivating Communities"

• Drawing a Tomorrow Foundation and Driscoll's form the "Cultivating Communities" alliance to mitigate effects caused by the health contingency by COVID-19 in rural communities
• The collaboration seeks to benefit vulnerable groups in rural areas by donating food packages and medical equipment

Drawing a Tomorrow Foundation, with more than twenty years of experience in linking and creating multi-actor networks, joins forces with Driscoll's in the framework of the health contingency caused worldwide by the COVID-19 virus, to contribute to the well-being of rural communities. The "Cultivating Communities" initiative seeks to promote the food security of families in 50 vulnerable communities, in addition to working for the protection of health professionals in hospitals that care for patients with COVID-19 in rural communities of Jalisco, Michoacán, Puebla and Tlaxcala. .

Through this alliance, Driscoll's will donate $ 8,500,000 pesos (mp) in food packages with fruits and vegetables from the Mexican countryside to Food Banks - which in turn will serve to reactivate the local economy of the country's rural workers. Likewise, non-perishable products such as rice, flour, preserves, among others, will be delivered, seeking to deliver 32,688 complete nutritional packages for around 8,172 families in situations of vulnerability or with limited resources that require help to face the effects of this health emergency. 

Additionally, supplies for the protection of medical personnel will be distributed, among which the delivery of 5,000 complete surgical uniforms, 5,000 pairs of nitrile gloves, 5,000 N95 masks, more than 18 protective masks and 71 safety glasses to protect those who stand out. They are in the first line of action in the care of people affected by this virus in hospitals in Jalisco, Michoacán, Puebla, and Tlaxcala. State of Mexico and Mexico City.

The CEO of Fundación Dibujando un Mañana, Katty Beltrán, stated that “we appreciate the trust that Driscoll's has placed in the work of Fundación Dibujando un Mañana, to together sow better development opportunities in the communities”. For her part, Miguel Ángel Curiel Mendoza, Director of Operations of Driscoll's said that “we appreciate the great work that the Drawing a Tomorrow Foundation does to ensure the well-being of communities that make up some of the most vulnerable social centers in Mexico,. 

Fundación Dibujando un Mañana and Driscoll's reiterate their commitment to the development and well-being of rural communities in Mexico. 

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