In Zaporizhzhia, with the support of FOXTROT Group and the United Nations General Assembly, "Oplich HAB" was launched

On July 18, in Zaporizhzhia, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGD) in Ukraine, with the assistance of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Council and partners, opened the first community center "Oplich HAB"

"Oplich HAB" is a safe and inclusive space where visitors are offered individual psychological counseling, group art therapy for adults and children, yoga, lectures and master classes, as well as legal advice. All services of the center are free and confidential. The hub employs the best specialists in the field of psychology, art therapy and yoga who have received training from international experts from the Israel Trauma Coalition, UCLA and the University of Denver. The FOXTROT group of companies provided the project with electronic and household appliances for furnishing the space.

At the opening of the hub, representatives of the UN DG in Ukraine, Metinvest Group and the Zaporizhia Regional Council held a panel discussion on the importance of uniting communities for mutual support in conditions of uncertainty. All project partners took part in the event: Metinvest Group, Carlsberg Ukraine, Biosphere Corporation, Caparol Ukraine, Epicenter-K, Zaporizhzhia Regional Council, Foxtrot Group of Companies, Ravlyk Bob and others.

Director General of the UN Global Compact in Ukraine, Tetiana Saharuk, addressed the participants of the event: "Unity and mutual assistance at all levels and in all spheres is what will help us as a nation to win this war. We are glad to open "Oplich HAB" in Zaporizhzhia, standing side by side with our partners. Together, we created a place of psychological safety for the people of Zaporozhye. Here you will be able to open up and share your fears, as well as feel part of the community and find the strength to withstand the challenges of our present. The hub's specialists have received psychological assistance training from the world's best experts. You can trust them and rely on their help».

– The unification of domestic companies around the initiative of the Ukrainian network of GD ON in the front-line Zaporizhzhia shows that Ukrainian business demonstrates its unity, equanimity and humanity in the face of an enemy invasion, and this is a sign of its Europeanness, – commented on the partnership of the Foxtrot brand, co-founder of the FOXTROT Group of Companies Gennadii Vykhodtsev. – We are glad to be among the partners of the "Oplich HAB" community center.

After the discussion, the organizers of the event presented thanks to the partners, Robert Balayan, the director of the store in Zaporizhzhia at 53 Prospekt Sobornyi Street, accepted the award from Foxtrot.

We would like to remind you that in 2020 the FOXTROT Group supported the educational project "IT Nation Hacks" implemented by the UN Global Compact Network in Ukraine Civil Union for residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Reference: The UN Global Compact in Ukraine is the Ukrainian network of the world's largest community of responsible businesses. This is a special initiative of the UN Secretary General, who calls on companies to build their activities and strategies taking into account the Sustainable Development Goals and based on the 10 Principles in the field of human rights, labor relations, environmental protection and the fight against corruption. The organization has 21,000 members in 162 countries. The Ukrainian network of the UN General Assembly has 126 members.

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