By John Smith • 05 May 2020 • 12:53
Councillor Córdoba thanked Cepsa for the donation
AS there is a major oil refinery owned by Cepsa in the area of the Campo de Gibraltar between San Roque and La Linea de la Concepcion, the Fundación Cepsa has been involved in a number of social projects with the San Roque Council.
Now it has entered into a new agreement whereby it will donate €20,000 to the San Roque Food Guarantee Programme which distributes food to those in need.
Councillor Mónica Córdoba took the opportunity to thank the Foundation for all of its support and advised that since the State of Alarm, the volume of support in the way of food and non-perishables.
The Food Guarantee Programme was launched in 2011 and has been maintained every year since as there are always children and the elderly in particular who need assistance and the work of recognising who is in need is undertaken by the council and Civil Protection.
The supply of essentials is additional to the financial help that the council gives in respect of day to day needs to pay utility bills, school fees, children’s clothing and much more.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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