Lamborghini donates €1 million to flood-hit Italian area


Lamborghini cancels sixtieth birthday celebrations.

Lamborghini, the Italian luxurious sports activities automobile firm, has donated €1 million to a aid fund for the Emilia-Romagna area the place floods have induced widespread devastation and claimed the lives of no less than 15 folks.

The cash will go to the “Un aiuto per l’Emilia-Romagna” fund organised by civil safety authorities presently engaged in a serious aid operation throughout the area.

The corporate, which is predicated within the Bologna space of Emilia-Romagna, has additionally cancelled occasions to have a good time its upcoming sixtieth anniversary as a mark of respect.

“Automobili Lamborghini has at all times been attentive and delicate to the territory that hosts it” – mentioned the corporate’s president and CEO Stephan Winkelmann – “By way of this concrete gesture we wish to specific our solidarity and closeness to the communities affected by this environmental emergency.”

The funds from Lamborghini, co-ordinated by native authorities, will assist to help communities affected by the catastrophe and also will finance environmental restoration initiatives.

The cancelled birthday festivities had been scheduled from 24-28 Might and had been to have included a tour from Piazza del Popolo in Rome to Piazza Maggiore in Bologna.

Saying the cancellation of the anniversary celebrations, Winkelmann mentioned: “We couldn’t ignore this tragedy that impacts us carefully as a result of it instantly impacts the households of some colleagues and impacts the area that our firm calls house.”

The transfer by Lamborghini comes after Ferrari – one other iconic luxurious automobile maker primarily based in the identical area – donated €1 million to the aid fund for Emilia-Romagna.

Laura Pausini, the Golden Globe-winning singer from the Ravenna space of Emilia-Romagna, has additionally supplied to assist by donating the proceeds from three upcoming concert events to the flood-hit area.

Writing on social media, Pausini mentioned she would divide the live performance proceeds between “the cities of Solarolo (the place I grew up), Castelbolognese (the place my dad and mom dwell) and Faenza (the place I used to be born and the place my sister lives)”.

Italian president Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday mentioned that the entire of Italy has proven “nice solidarity” with Emilia-Romagna, calling for “a thought for our fellow residents in issue, there are 1000’s who’ve needed to go away their properties flooded and devastated, with the lack of the recollections of a lifetime.”

Italian premier Giorgia Meloni on Tuesday unveiled an assist bundle of greater than €2 billion for the flood-hit areas.

Picture: Roberto Lusso /


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