This is a special Spring Festival. The sudden and forceful epidemic situation touched the hearts of thousands of families. Innumerous health care professionals stepped up to help the many people in the society.
As a life at home expert, IKEA wants to create a better everyday life for the many people. In this challenging situation, IKEA is committed to support the communities affected by the corona virus, with where we have expertise.
IKEA is in constant dialogue with local government, authorities to understand how and where we best can help. Based on the understanding of the needs and the alignment, until Feb. 3rd, IKEA has already donated more than 49,000 pieces of home furnishing products such as bed textiles, mirrors, chairs, trolleys and other supplies needed by hospitals, emergency centers and authorities in Wuhan and other cities in Hubei province amid the epidemic. The new hospital -Huoshenshan Hospital is also one of them. The value of the donations so far is more than 3.8 million RMB.
We are very proud of our co-workers in our stores, warehouses and supply chain for their engagement and commitment to help people and society in this situation. Many are working hard to make sure the donated products end up at those who really need them.
It is just a beginning. IKEA China will keep continuously monitoring the epidemic situation and keep constant dialogue to understand and support the needs of the many people during the special time.