ALPE wins the 10th Social Projects of Santander Bank call

The ALPE Foundation was awarded in the 10th Call for Social Projects of the Santander Group.

There were submitted 250 projects for this call and ALPE Foundation was one of the 10 winners. ALPE wan in the Disability category, with the project "Comprehensive Care Program for children with bone dysplasias and their families". With this project, ALPE will offer children and youth with dwarfism an interdisciplinary therapy that will enable them to achieve maximum autonomy.
The event was celebrated in the Palace of the Alhajas, Madrid, and was presided by the Queen of Spain, Her Majesty Queen Letizia and by the president of Santander group, Ana Botín.

Photo 1. Representatives of the winning entities with Her Majesty Queen Letizia and Dña. Ana Botín, at the center. Representing the president of the ALPE Foundation was Mr. Miguel Angel López Gallego (third from the right)

Photo 2. Raquel Palacios, Her Majesty Queen Letizia, Cristina González, ALPE Project Director and Carmen Alonso, ALPE Foundation Coordinator (from left to right).

Each of the ten winning entities receives 47,294 euros from the "Euros in your name" fund. This fund is financed by the donations of employees of Banco Santander participating in the internal program "Euros in your payroll", in which, for every euro that the employees contribute, the company puts another euro. In this call, a total of 472,939 euros have been collected by Santander.

This is a moment of great joy and satisfaction due to the recognition of ALPE Foundation project which will help many families.

Note: Also visit ALPE's "Teaming" fundraising, which you can do and share with your company!