With the help of 600 volunteers in 25 stores, the Madeira Food Bank (Banco Alimentar) collected approximately 24 tonnes of food during its two day of campaign.
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ANIMAD has raised 8,400 euros with their Belladonna project, which was part of the 2022 Flower Festival.
Valentyna Chan, after an audience with José Manuel Rodrigues (Legislative Assembly Deputy), said that so far, Madeira has already welcomed 280 Ukrainian refugees, but she expects many more to arrive.
Last weekend, the organisation 'Miss Madeira Queen,' collected food, clothing and essential goods for the people of the Ukraine.
SPAD - The Society for the Protection of Domestic Animals has reached out through their social media pages to advise everyone that two people are pretending to collect donations for SPAD on the streets of Funchal.
The European Week Against Cancer Campaign ran from the 25th to the 31st of May and aimed to raise cancer prevention and treatment awareness as well as support for survivors. In Madeira, the Portuguese League Against Cancer are running this campaign and as part of this activity are challenging the local community to 48 hours of physical activity between the 6th and 7th of June with participants either walking, running, swimming or cycling (indoor, road or mountain biking) as a way of showing how important exercise is in the prevention of cancer.