Business & Pleasure February 20, 2017 | 6:59 pm

GILDAN donates RD$2.2M for children with special needs

Santo Domingo.- As part of its corporate and social responsibility commitment, GILDAN Dominican Republic donated nearly RD$2.2 million to stage the third edition of the Gildan Glow Run/Walk fundraise for the REMAR Foundation, Hogar SANISI (Saving Children with AIDS).

Now in its third consecutive year, GILDAN’s initiative seeks to contribute to social causes focused on children in conditions of vulnerability and their needs on health, education and care as well.

During the event REMAR Foundation director Eduardo Núñez stressed the generous donation which will be used to attend to and prioritize the need to shelter children with special situations, some physical disabilities, and victims of domestic violence, among other conditions.

GILDAN country manager Freddy Barrantes reaffirmed the institutional approach of providing Dominican children with opportunities and means to have a better quality of life, under surroundings of hope and love. “With this initiative, GILDAN reiterates its gratitude to its employees, walkers, runners and sponsors for the generosity shown once again in a night full of emotions.”

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