AS Roma players and the coaching staff have donated their one-day salary to fight against coronavirus.
AS Roma announced this Friday that it will buy three ventilators and eight new intensive care beds for a Roman hospital that addresses the COVID-19 crisis, after the Roma players and the coaching staff have donated their one-day salary to fight against coronavirus.
For this reason, the entity AS Roma announced on Friday that they will buy three pulmonary ventilators for intensive care and eight new beds dedicated to the same treatment as part of the initiative to combat Covid-19, thanks to the fact that the players, as well as the coaching staff, have donated her one-day salary for the ‘GoFundMe’ campaign fundraiser.
This initiative of the ‘Giallorossi’ team has managed to raise more than 200,000 euros, which led the campaign to exceed 460,000 euros, just short of the initial goal of half a million.
“The players and the technical staff wanted to do something meaningful for the city and for the people who suffer in this country. It is important that we all assume our responsibilities and do everything possible to help those in need, ”
the official statement from Roma executive director Guido Fienga. He also said
“At the moment like this, it’s important that we all take our responsibilities and do what we can to help. Whether it’s the president, our players, our staff, our former players and all our fans from Rome and elsewhere, everyone who has contributed They have helped pay for these new intensive care ventilators, that will help save real lives, “
Last week AS Roma made the first donation of 50,000 euros from club president Jim Pallotta, in addition to other players also helping to raise funds. They also delivered 13,000 FFP2 masks to hospitals, along with 120 bottles of hand sanitizer and 8,000 pairs of protective gloves..