Fires in Pantelleria, Giorgio Armani makes a maxi-donation: this is how much he gave

Fires in Pantelleria, Giorgio Armani makes a maxi-donation: this is how much he gave
Fires in Pantelleria, Giorgio Armani makes a maxi-donation: this is how much he gave
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The big heart of King George. After the dramatic fire that two weeks ago flared up a Pantelleriaforcing tourists to leave their homes and take refuge on boats, Giorgio Armani makes a generous one donation of 500,000 euros.

Giorgio Armani and the generous donation to Pantelleria

The designer was also present on 17 August when the flames engulfed hectares of vegetation, terrorizing the population. The couturier, who has been staying on the island for forty years and owns a villa with 180 palm trees here, has not suffered any damage to his property, but was shocked by the maxi fires and for this reason he wanted to make a concrete contribution to “his he “Pantelleria.

“I have been visiting this island for forty years now, so much so that I feel like a citizen in all respects, yet I never cease to be surprised by the unique and lively human quality of those who live there – thus begins the letter sent by Armani to the mayor of Pantelleria Vincenzo Campo and reported by Ansa -. I am writing this message moved by a feeling of admiration and gratitude for all those who – firefighters, carabinieri, police, municipal administration, institutions and volunteers involved – have given their contribution to extinguish the terrible fire that struck Pantelleria and that it shocked us so much. I address my message to you, as a private citizen, in the hope that it will extend it to all interested parties ».

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The mayor has already presented to the designer some projects on how to spend half a million euros, investing in the activities of the Civil Protection, in water systems and in the recovery of uncultivated land to protect the island from future fires which, in that case, they could be fatal to its delicate ecosystem.


The article is in Italian

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