The BBVA Futuro Sostenible ISR fund announced this Monday the 23 projects of Spanish NGOs and foundations related to the Sustainable Development Goals that will be distributed one million euros in prizes for their contributions to society. This is the third call for this contest – in the last two years it has donated almost one and a half million euros – and the prizes are divided into two categories: three donations of 100,000 euros and 20 donations of 35,000 euros.
Social Kitchen It is one of the three winning projects of the first prize and is coordinated by the NGO International Cooperation. With the donation, they will install a social kitchen in the Palacio de Vistalegre in Madrid that hopes to serve half a thousand people and that will collect food through contributions from volunteers and with food collection campaigns.
The second project that will receive 100,000 euros will be carried out by the Association of Parents of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Aspanaes) and with the award they will equip the new care center for people with autism spectrum disorder in Monte do Gozo (Santiago de Compostela ). The 153 people served by the center will benefit. Additionally, the facilities will offer a space on the Camino de Santiago to promote inclusive tourism, in harmony and respect for nature.
The third of the winners of the main award will be a comprehensive support program for families and patients with intestinal failure, parenteral nutrition and multivisceral transplantation, directed by the Spanish association for the help of children with multivisceral transplantation and affected by intestinal failure and parenteral nutrition (NUPA) . The project will offer accommodation in a residence and financial support to cover different expenses to families who need to travel from their city of origin to Madrid to care for their minor children with rare diseases that lead to intestinal failure, and who are treated at the Hospital de La Paz, the place where the reference unit is located. In total, more than 1,600 people will benefit, including children and adults.
In addition to these three awards, another 20 donations have been distributed to projects related to health and the environment. BBVA Futuro Sostenible ISR is a socially responsible investment fund that annually donates part of the management commission to solidarity projects.