Moncler Pledges 10 Million Euros To Help Build New Hospital In Milan

With the city of Milan and Lombarday region being hit the hardest by the COVID-19 outbreak, tallying up to 14,649 who have tested positive for the virus and 1,420 dead as of Monday. ⁣⁣A new hospital dedicated to patients affected by COVID-19 is being set up in the former fairgrounds in Milan. The hospital is expected to feature more than 400 intensive care units.⁣⁣ Moncler is donating 10 million euros to the project. Moncler chairman and chief executive officer Remo Ruffini said in a statement ⁣⁣

“We cannot and must not abandon it. It is everyone’s duty to give back to the city what it has given us so far. I have expressed to the councilor Giulio Gallera the will to work on this great project from the moment it was imagined and now that there are reasonable certainties on the feasibility, we are ready to support it. I am sure that the team of the Region of Lombardy, also facilitated by the experience of Guido Bertolaso [who is consulting with Lombardy’s governor Attilio Fontana], can bring this great initiative to become a reality as soon as possible.”

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