Among the activities in which ARVAL has long been involved is the support of charitable, health and ecological organizations. We cooperate, for example, with People in Need (Člověk v tísni), the Czech Red Cross and others
Moneybox for the Good Angel and collection of clothes for Acorus
This year, Arval employees became involved in two charitable projects. The first was a financial collection for the Good Angel. However, we decided to also contribute differently. We supported the organization Acorus, which cares for mothers and children affected by domestic violence. For their shelter in Prague, we organized a collection of children's clothing among the employees. We believe that not only companies but also individual people can help change sad human stories into those with a happy ending.
Donation of vehicles to the Regional Charity Pardubice and Safety Line
In 2013, we were approached by the Regional Charity Pardubice with a requirement of renewal of their unfortunately no longer satisfactory fleet. From our offered selection on www.arvalauto.cz, we selected specific Opel Corsa One cars that exactly met the needs of the charity organization. In 2014 a 2015, we then donated additional Opel cars to the Regional Charity Pardubice, which serve, for example, for providing home health and hospice care.
At the beginning of 2014 we repeated a similar action in cooperation with the Safety Line. It provides assistance to children and young people, not only in difficult life situations, but with their everyday life worries and problems. The Opel Corsa One car that Arval decided to donate to the association will be a good helper to people who have decided to help those who are most vulnerable – children.
A Child’s Dream Fulfilled
It has become almost a matter of course at Arval that employees get involved in various charitable activities. One of these was also the May Run up Sněžka Mountain. Anyone who likes sporting and wants to help a good cause could take part. The task was to run, walk, or ride on a bike approximately twenty kilometers with a rise of about 1,000 meters. The purpose of the Run up Sněžka was obtaining the means for fulfilling the dreams of children from organizations which are involved in the project.
Ecological project REDD
Arval manages an extensive fleet and so monitoring CO2 emissions is among the important priorities. We try to compensate the impact of the carbon footprint on the environment. We support ecological activities such as, for example, the REDD PROJECT in Kenya. Its aim is enlightenment in the field of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing their impact on the Earth. Through the EcoAct company, for every ton of CO2 produced we invest funds for the renewal of the “lungs of our planet”, the Kenyan virgin forests.