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Today, we are all inhabitants of La Palma

Today, we are all inhabitants of La Palma

Since the Cumbre Vieja volcano started erupting on September 20 on the island of La Palma, the lava flow has destroyed hundreds of houses, erased numerous farms and smallholdings, and left thousands of people homeless. Fundación MAPFRE sends them our heartfelt solidarity.

Backpacks of Smiles

Backpacks of Smiles

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation of many families living in conditions of extreme vulnerability. To help alleviate the consequences of this health and social crisis, we are involved in the ‘Mochilas de Sonrisas’ (Backpacks of Smiles) program of the Nutritional Education and Recovery Center (CREN) in the state of Alagoas.

Wings for Butterfly Skin Disease

Wings for Butterfly Skin Disease

We support the work of this NGO in its determination to improve the lives of people with ‘butterfly skin’, a rare and very painful genetic disease for which a cure has yet to be found. Today we are proud to receive their thanks for this support.

Paddle is also inclusive

Paddle is also inclusive

Thanks to the idea of a group of students from Loyola University, the Spanish Paddle Tennis Federation and our support, patients at the Hospital for the Paraplegic in Toledo will be able to enjoy this sport.

Fundación MAPFRE Monday

Fundación MAPFRE Monday

For children and young people living in the slums of Managua, Nicaragua, getting an education that will enable them to break the cycle of poverty is very difficult. The Pan y Amor school works to help them achieve this, to transform their lives. Fundación MAPFRE supports this project.

A recipe for employment integration

A recipe for employment integration

We gathered Carme Ruscalleda, chef with seven Michelin stars, and four students from the Escola d’Educació Especial Xaloc (Xaloc Special Education School) to prepare a monkfish “Romesquet”.

The wish tree

The wish tree

How do you imagine yourself or what do you want to be when you grow up? The boys and girls of Escola Vida Montserrat, a school that is part of the Catalan Association for Integration and Human Development (ACIDH), and the organization AURA have answered this question in front of the wish tree that has been installed in the exhibition V15IONES, at Torre MAPFRE, Barcelona.

One year growing together

One year growing together

11,300 volunteers. 1,637 activities. More than 170,000 people benefited in 28 countries. These 2020 figures say it all:we have more volunteers each year, and with them, we all grow.

Fundación MAPFRE’s red and white in Nicaragua

Fundación MAPFRE’s red and white in Nicaragua

In these times of pandemic it is not easy to gather more than 300 people to celebrate solidarity and commitment. While following all anti-covid protocols, the Fundación Civil Hogar Luceros del Amanecer organized a leisure event in recognition of the work we do in the city of Camoapa.

Semillas: Seeds for family-based learning

Semillas: Seeds for family-based learning

The year 2020 was a very challenging one for families. The usual difficulties were even further exacerbated by lockdown situations, children having to study at home, the need to maintain social distancing, and economic problems. The Semillas, aprendiendo en familia (Seeds for Family-Based Learning) project offers support to parents to help raise their children at this difficult time.

Empowered and digital women

Empowered and digital women

We participate in Digitalizadas to support women who are struggling to get ahead, to improve, to achieve and, thanks to the training work carried out by our volunteers, to break down technological and gender barriers.

It all begins in childhood

It all begins in childhood

Child poverty is a tragedy. It cripples children’s dreams and robs society of their potential talent. The Alianza País Pobreza Infantil Cero (Country Partnership for Zero Child Poverty) was created to ensure that the 27.4% of children living at risk of poverty in Spain can have access to a better future. Fundación MAPFRE joins this initiative with the certainty that together we can offer our children equal development opportunities.

Always at your side

Always at your side

We are currently experiencing some very difficult times that are putting us to the test and demand all our strength to get through them. Fundación MAPFRE is there to support you, always at your side. Together we are stronger.

30,000 Christmas lunches for vulnerable families

30,000 Christmas lunches for vulnerable families

Cooking 30,000 dinners in three days and handing them out in one morning. This is the challenge facing our volunteers and the World Central Kitchen team members. The objective is to hand out a special, hot meal to many vulnerable families on December 24th: Christmas Eve dinner.

A prize for our social commitment

A prize for our social commitment

For eleven editions, Fundación SERES has delivered its Annual Awards each year, a recognition for those institutions that exercise their activity responsibly, with the commitment to generate value for society. In this edition, Fundación MAPFRE has been selected to receive one of the three awards together with the companies Correos and Grupo Red Eléctrica.