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HUBER donates to the local fire brigade and refugee support organisation

11.12.2015
HUBER supports the volunteer fire brigade and the refugee support organisation in Berching with a donation sum of 1,500 Euro for each of them. The donated money was collected from several different campaigns in the company during this year.

Mayor Eisenreich (middle) visits HUBER SE and receives the donation from CEO Georg Huber and head of the works council Sigfried Kobras

Vice CEO Dr. Oliver Rong at the volunteer fire brigade in Berching

CEO Georg Huber handed over the money for refugee aid to mayor Ludwig Eisenreich who reported that the municipality of Berching would presently provide a safe refuge for 100 people. Berching is one of the most helpful municipalities in the local administrative district as regards the number of hosted asylum seekers. Ludwig Eisenreich pointed out that welcoming families has been especially important for him, as well as ensuring that the immigrants soon acquire basic language skills. The complete sum donated will therefore be used to finance German language courses. These are regularly offered intensive courses which ensure that the participants can soon experience first successes in language use.

The money for the volunteer fire brigade Berching was handed over by Dr. Oliver Rong and gladly accepted by the officials who announced that the 1,500 Euro are planned to be used to buy a new hydraulic rescue cutter. Such a cutter is needed for practically every car accident and therefore is one of the most important pieces of equipment for them.

Georg Huber and Dr. Oliver Rong handed over the money on behalf of the entire HUBER SE staff. The donated money was collected during the year in different campaigns organised by the company, such as the Cycle to Work Day on which HUBER employees cycled almost 2,000 kilometres for a good cause, or the information day for trainees where food and drinks were sold to raise money.