Moscow, Russia – May 8, 2020 – In the run-up to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II (WW2), Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, has provided financing to build and restore monuments and other war heritage sites in several Russian regions.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2, Cherkizovo Group has provided financial aid to seven Russian regions where it operates. For example, in the Lipetsk Region, the funds were used to renovate some of the existing monuments to WW2 soldiers as well as to build new ones. The Penza, Kursk, Bryansk and Voronezh regions also received financial aid to renovate monuments.
In addition, the Company helped finance the upkeep of a war cemetery in the Orel Region and build a garden square in the Bryansk Region in honour of the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2. Cherkizovo also allocated funds to buy young plants for an alley in the Victory square in the village of Raskhovets, Krasnensky District, Belgorod Region.
Cherkizovo’s contribution to the effort to preserve the memory of WW2 heroes will be acknowledged with special plaques that will be placed near the monuments in some of the regions.
“We are proud to have contributed to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2 in the regions where we have been operating for many years. Charity is an important aspect of our community work. That is why we readily responded to the local authorities’ requests to support such a noble cause as preserving and cultivating the memory of those who gave their lives for our country,” said Anastasia Mikhailova, Head of Government and Public Relations at Cherkizovo Group.