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1,642 underprivileged students from 21 districts in the country will receive free food every day during the winter months through the "Hot Lunch" program of the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC).

This was announced by the organization.

The project started on December 1 and will continue until the beginning of April 2023, writes BTA.

Orphans, semi-orphans, children from large families or with permanently unemployed parents receive free meals at school.

The government has voted significant aid for half a million poor, children and disabled people

The Bulgarian Red Cross implements the "Hot lunch" program for the 19th year in a row.

It is financed by the BCH Charity Partnership Network.

Thanks to the funds provided by corporate partners and individual donors, more than BGN 3,000,000 were collected. With them, around 2 million free lunches were provided for more than 22,000 needy children from all over the country.

Part of the funds for "Hot lunch" came from individual donations through the organization's website, as well as from one-time or regular donations to the short number 1255 provided by the three mobile operators.

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