- By the “Worldwide INEOS Group Fund”, this initiative will assist to offer meals to hard-hit communities in Singapore
- The meals are sourced from native meals and beverage institutions and distributed by The Meals Financial institution Singapore
SINGAPORE, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive the necessity for primary meals and every day necessities amongst hard-hit communities in Singapore. To assist the aged and low-income communities, INEOS Styrolution has donated GBP10,000 to The Meals Financial institution Singapore to offer greater than 3,400 meals, for communities in want throughout this disaster. These meals are sponsored via the Worldwide INEOS Group Fund and will probably be distributed by The Meals Financial institution Singapore to affected communities within the central components of Singapore, together with areas like Jalan Kukoh, Jalan Besar and North Bridge Highway.
Meals distribution by volunteers from The Meals Financial institution Singapore (picture courtesy of The Meals Financial institution Singapore, 2020)
“Singapore has been hit exhausting by the COVID-19 pandemic, and this has brought about a 180 diploma change in the way in which The Meals Financial institution Singapore operates. We’ve got seen a surge of individuals in want with a every day request of greater than 12,000 cooked meals. With funding from INEOS, we can proceed our ‘Feed the Metropolis – Takeaway’ programme and supply greater than 3,400 meals for the weak together with the aged and youngsters,” says Ms Nichol Ng, Co-founder of The Meals Financial institution Singapore.
The GBP1m INEOS Group Fund was established by INEOS Chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe in March 2020 in tandem with the corporate’s COVID-19 “Palms On” marketing campaign, which arrange new manufacturing traces to offer thousands and thousands of bottles of free hand sanitiser per 30 days to hospitals and frontline healthcare. The fund allows INEOS websites the world over to help the charitable organisations doing very important work of their native communities at this significantly troublesome time.
“COVID-19 is creating large hardship for a lot of throughout the globe, impacting each lives and livelihoods. In Singapore, the plight of the weak has been exacerbated and a few segments of the inhabitants are going hungry,” says Steve Harrington, President International Styrene Monomer and Asia-Pacific. “By the INEOS Group Fund, we hope to offer some reduction to the communities who’re struggling on this difficult time, whereas additionally offering some help to the native F&B companies who’re susceptible to shuttering completely.“
About The Meals Financial institution Singapore Ltd
Established in 2012, The Meals Financial institution Singapore (www.foodbank.sg) is Singapore’s first meals financial institution and goals to be the prevailing centralised coordinating organisation for all meals donations in Singapore. Pushed by its mission to eradicate meals insecurity of all kinds in Singapore by 2025, the registered charity bridges potential donors and member beneficiaries by gathering and redistributing donated meals. Its members are registered charity organisations or particular organisations with a chosen meal programme for low revenue and underprivileged people and households. By a community of greater than 360 such organisations of all sizes, the meals financial institution serves greater than 100,000 households and over 300,000 individuals with all types of meals — from contemporary to cooked.
About INEOS Styrolution
INEOS Styrolution is the main world styrenics provider, with a deal with styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Customary and styrenic specialties. With world-class manufacturing amenities and greater than 90 years of expertise, INEOS Styrolution helps its prospects succeed by providing progressive and sustainable best-in-class options, designed to offer them a aggressive edge of their markets, and on the identical time, assist make the round economic system for styrenics a actuality. The corporate gives styrenic functions for a lot of on a regular basis merchandise throughout a broad vary of industries, together with automotive, electronics, family, building, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports activities/leisure. In 2019, gross sales had been at 5 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs roughly 3,600 individuals and operates 20 manufacturing websites in ten international locations.
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Hui Boon Kwa
Senior Communications Supervisor, Asia Pacific