US subsidiary participated in a joint corporate packing event
More than 75 employees of WIKA USA have packed food for children in famine regions together with their families. This was part of a campaign of “From Hunger to Hope” in the United States.
The food packages contained rice, soy, dried vegetables and a vitamin powder. For our colleagues of the subsidiary, the team-building character of packing was combined with a touching experience: the awareness that you can keep children alive and build up their strength with this little food. WIKA contributed to this by participating in a joint packing event of companies where 47520 meals in total were prepared for transport. Apart from providing staff, the companies also donated money for purchasing the food, WIKA contributed 2500 dollars.
The participation underlined the subsidiary‘s core values of being committed to social responsibility, safe workplaces and a clean environment. 1300 volunteers participated in the event and jointly packed over 272000 meals for the “From Hunger to Hope” campaign. The meals will be distributed by the charity organization “Feed my Starving Children” which operates in nearly 70 countries.