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Unbelievable. 173 tons of food was collected during National Food Collection 2014

On Saturday 22 November, during the National Food Collection was collected a total of 173 tons of food, which is almost three times more than last year.

Through over 380 stores of Tesco, Penny Market, Kaufland, Albert, Globus and dm in towns and cities all over the Czech Republic thousands of Czechs participated in this charity event. 2,000 volunteers helped with the organization .

Shoppers in stores within a single day donated 146 tons, in 2013 it was 55 tons. In addition, this year the companies contributed with 25,5 tons of food (11 tons last year). And on the internet, through the portal damejidlo.cz people donated the equivalent of another 1,6 tons of food.

To get an idea, the whole collected amount equals approximately 350 thousand servings of food.

Gallery from this unique event is available here

Source: nlchamber.cz