MOSCOW, September 29 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s gas giant Gazprom and its subsidiaries have transferred about 50 million roubles in the “All Together” aid-raising action for the flood-stricken population in the Far East, a company spokesman told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
The charity marathon was launched on Russia’s TV Channel One on Sunday morning. Taking part in it are presenters of TV Channel One, musicians, movie stars and show business people, there are live transmissions from the cities and towns that have been affected by the flood, as well as from several studios and sites in Moscow. A concert will be given at Gorky Park within the framework of the charity marathon.
Anyone can join this action by sending an SMS message to a short number displayed on TV screen. The funds raised during the marathon will be transferred to people who lost their homes and property in the recent devastating floods.