HCM CITY — Saigon Co.op and Co.opmart supermarkets have made donations of cash and essential goods to victims of Typhoon Damrey in the south-central region earlier this month besides organising mobile sales campaigns to sell essential goods at cheap prices.
In Nha Trang, Co.opmart Nha Trang donated to 100 disadvantaged families and those covered by the Government’s preferential policies in Vạn Ninh District and Ninh Hòa town the two localities hit worst by the storm.
Each set of relief items was worth VNĐ1.2 million, consisting of VNĐ500,000 in cash and VNĐ700,000 worth of goods.
Its mobile sales vehicles were at Vạn Ninh market on November 13 and 14 and Ninh Diêm Ward in Nha Trang on November 15 and 16.
Despite the difficulties in travelling due to damaged roads, executives from Co.opmart Tam Kỳ on November 15 visited Quảng Nam Province and donated relief materials worth VNĐ50 million to 50 disadvantaged households in Trà Vân Commune, Nam Trà My District, and Trà Sơn Commune, Bắc Trà My District.
Co.opmart Quảng Ngãi and Co.opmart Huế each gave relief materials worth VNĐ100 million to 100 families in Quảng Ngãi and Thừa Thiên-Huế Provinces.
Co.opmart Huế also organised mobile sale trips with discounts of 20-50 per cent in storm-affected areas.
In Phú Yên Province, Co.opmart Tuy Hòa plans to organise a sales trip to sell at cost prices and donate relief items to 50 families in Xuân Quang Commune, Đồng Xuân District. — VNS