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2 January, 2024

'The Tree of Wishes' by MARNYS - Martínez Nieto, S.A. brings joy to all the elderly at the Cartagena Nursing Home

  • The initiative, carried out for the first time last year, has focused this Christmas on the most needy elderly population.
  • The more than sixty people currently residing at the Nursing Home have written letters with their wishes, and the workers and collaborators of MARNYS - Martínez Nieto, S.A. have makes them come true in the form of gifts.

MARNYS® – Martínez Nieto, S.A. has promoted, for the second consecutive year, thecharitable initiative 'The Tree of Wishes' which has managed to deliver over sixty Christmas gifts to the most needy elderly in the local community, specifically to the men and women living at the Hermanitas de los Pobres Nursing Home in Cartagena.

The mission of the Hermanitas de los Pobres is to provide a home for elderly individuals in need. In the words of the sisters, "Without sparing any effort or hardship, we serve them day and night, promptly and with love. We accompany them with dignity and respect until the end of their lives. We make every effort to ensure that a spirit of family reigns in our homes. Admission to our homes, as it's warmly called, is open to individuals aged 65 or older with low incomes, regardless of their race, nationality or religion."

In 'The Tree of Wishes', the workers and collaborators of MARNYS - Martínez Nieto, S.A. have participated by picking an anonymous envelope with a letter of wishes written by each participant from the tree at random and making them come true. Gifts such as warm clothing, accessories, and personal care items have already been directly handed over to the elderly during a visit filled with emotions, joy, music, and pleasant surprises. In addition, the participants have included personalized Christmas cards to convey their best wishes and those of their families during this heartwarming time of year.

This initiative by the natural dietary supplements and cosmetics laboratory is part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, 'MARNYS Community,' which encompasses actions aimed at social and labor integration, support for the most disadvantaged groups, alliances for peace, education, and people's safety.

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