8th May is World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
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The World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated all over the world on 8th May.
The date was established on the anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant, to remember and celebrate the relief work that millions of volunteers around the world carry out every day.
The Municipality of Sirmione, which has always been attentive to the world of volunteering, solidarity and sensitive to the various situations of difficulty and weakness, supports the daily and invaluable work of the Red Cross, operators and volunteers. without forgetting the many social-welfare activities throughout the national territory.
Come sottolinea Francesco Rocca, Presidente della Croce Rossa Italiana e della Federazione Internazionale delle Società di Croce Rossa e Mezzaluna Rossa (IFRC) ” Ecco perché nonostante le tante sfide in atto è doveroso e importante festeggiare questo straordinario e costante esempio di Umanità. Perché ogni singola persona ha una storia e a noi interessano davvero tutte”.