During the pandemic of coronavirus the Murmansk region volunteers have handled 3355 applications. Applicants are mostly people over 65 years, for the most part applications are dealing with medications and food delivery issues.
The volunteer helpline is available at 8 (800)200-34-11 and 8 (8152)69-33-00.
Governor Andrey Chibis has inspected the volunteer center. Currently there are more than 300 volunteers and their number is growing day by day. Consultations on the measures designed to help the SME and currently unemployed are available at the law department of the center.
Volunteer centers and helplines are launched in 17 municipalities of the region.
“Coronavirus is a kind of red alert for the volunteer movement of the North and it is essential that over the course of these uneasy times volunteers have united and stand ready to help. Aged people are well informed who they can turn to get help. Volunteer of day campaign has been launched by the center. Famous politicians, businessmen and social activists are involved into volunteering and show how important it is to help those in need. I would like to sincerely thank everyone for the honest work”, noted governor in his address to the volunteers.    
Posted by: 13 April 2020