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#WeAreTogether: Roscongress Foundation and All-Russia People’s Front signed cooperation agreement

8 April 2020
#МЫВМЕСТЕ: Фонд Росконгресс и Общероссийский народный фронт подписали соглашение о сотрудничестве

The Roscongress Foundation and the All-Russia People’s Front signed a cooperation agreement to develop long-term and fruitful cooperation. The agreement was signed by CEO and Chairman of the Roscongress Foundation Alexander Stuglev and Head of the All-Russia People’s Front Executive Committee Mikhail Kuznetsov.

The agreement provides for cooperation in a number of areas that include propelling volunteer services and corporate social responsibility, mutual support through counselling, information exchange and sharing expert advice. The parties agreed to strengthen cooperation with international partners and provide publicity to promote topics related to events organized by the parties, etc.

«As we approach the 75th Anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War, supporting self-isolated aging population becomes crucial. The Roscongress Foundation’s initiative is a prime example of an organization acting in a socially responsible manner. It shows how a large organization can plays its part and participate in the public life. Elderly needs our help today more than ever,» stressed Anton Kobyakov, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation.

Both organizations put emphasis on working together during the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19. Thus, the All-Russia People’s Front together with the Roscongress Foundation, Association of Volunteer Centres, Medical Volunteers (a public movement of international cooperation), Volunteers of the Constitution movement, and Rostelecom have set up a dedicated nationwide hotline to support and coordinate help for people over 65 years of age that are now in the risk group. Maria Kiseleva, Head of the Delegate Management Directorate.

The Innocosium Foundation — the social platform of the Roscongress Foundation — is investing efforts in attracting partners for the #WeAreTogether initiative and for targeted aid for the people in need,

«Today, the cooperation of the Roscongress Foundation and the All-Russia People’s Front becomes increasingly important. We live in the time when business, non-profit organizations, and volunteer centres and associations should unite with a sole purpose of helping and supporting those who are in need. I am confident that what we are doing together in terms of the nationwide hotline will help us process all the requests from the older generation in the Russian Federation. All of it will require cooperating with the All-Russia People’s Front and coordinating our efforts,» noted Alexander Stuglev, CEO and Chairman of the Roscongress Foundation.

«Cooperation with the Roscongress Foundation gave us a chance to process calls from elderly people around the clock. This is very important for us,» shared Head of the All-Russia People’s Front Executive Committee Mikhail Kuznetsov.

According to the agreement, the Roscongress Foundation acquires the status and acts as General Partner of the All-Russia People’s Front in organizing and coordinating the round-the-clock nationwide dedicated hotline for the elderly and people with disabilities in self-isolation.

The hotline operates 24/7.

The hotline number is +7 (800) 200 3411.