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OMV donates technical devices for children from SOS Children's Village in Kraljevo

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    OMV Serbia donates technical devices for better living conditions to children from the SOS Children's Village in Kraljevo
  • This spring, despite the challenges brought by the pandemic, the employees of OMV Serbia managed to make the children from this village happy as well 

This year, OMV Serbia provided funds for a donation to purchase technical devices such as refrigerators, a dishwasher, and a TV set aimed at improving the living conditions of children and young people, inhabitants of the SOS Children's Village Kraljevo.

Since the beginning of its business in Serbia, OMV nurtures successful cooperation with the SOS Children's Villages Serbia Foundation, one of whose programs is the Children's Village Kraljevo. This cooperation includes donations and support for various initiatives and projects that change the lives of hundreds of children across Serbia and give them an opportunity for a better future.

"Employees of OMV Serbia are especially looking forward to the holiday gatherings with these wonderful children, and the moments when we make them happy with the performance and gifts. This year, the circumstances are somewhat different due to the pandemic, however even that did not stop us from fulfilling our mission in slightly different circumstances this spring", says Retail Manager at OMV Serbia Nikola Bozalo on presenting of the donation. 

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"Thanks to the excellent long-term mutual cooperation with the Foundation, we tried to understand their current needs and provide support in the form of various technical devices for food preparation and storage, then devices for maintaining cleanliness and the entertainment devices as well. We sincerely hope that these devices will facilitate the daily life and contribute so that the residents of this Children's Village grow up in a better and safer environment", concluded Bozalo.

OMV Serbia is also a proud partner of the "Golden Heart" Club, which was initiated by this Foundation. In several separate activities at OMV filling stations, consumers had the opportunity to meet the Foundation's representatives at special stands and support them through donations. The very good response of consumers in these actions has especially encouraged OMV Serbia in its efforts to continue helping the wider community, especially children and youth.

The SOS Children's Villages Serbia Foundation provides long-term, continuous support to children and young people without parental care until their independence. It is a member of the International Organization SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949, which provides support to more than 1,200,000 people in 136 countries and territories, with the mission of forming families for children in need, helping build their future and developing the communities in which they live.

Background information:

OMV Serbia d.o.o.
OMV entered the Serbian market in 2001. Headquartered in Belgrade, OMV Serbia currently has 63 filling stations and holds around 10% market share in Serbia. 
The OMV stations are multifunctional service centres - filling stations for people and vehicles. OMV customers are provided with fuels, lubricants and car wash services; in addition 58 VIVA shops offer snacks, refreshments and a broad range of additional services. OMV Serbia directly employs 46 people and has created more than 800 jobs via its network of filling stations.

OMV Aktiengesellschaft
OMV produces and markets oil and gas, as well as chemical solutions in a responsible way and develops innovative solutions for a circular economy. With Group sales revenues of EUR 17 bn and a workforce of around 25,000 employees in 2020 (incl. Borealis), OMV is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. In Chemicals & Materials, OMV, together with its subsidiary Borealis, is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. The company supplies services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with Total, based in the US). In Refining & Marketing, OMV operates three refineries in Europe and owns a 15% share in ADNOC Refining and ADNOC Global Trading, with a total processing capacity of more than 500,000 bbl/d. Furthermore, OMV operates about 2,100 filling stations in ten European countries and runs gas storage facilities in Austria and Germany. In 2020, total natural gas sales volumes amounted to around 164 TWh. In Exploration & Production, OMV has a strong base in Central and Eastern Europe as well as a balanced international portfolio, with Middle East & Africa, the North Sea, Russia and Asia-Pacific as core regions. Daily average production was 463,000 boe/d in 2020 with an emphasis on natural gas. Sustainability is an integral part of OMV’s corporate strategy. OMV supports the transition to a lower-carbon economy and has set measurable targets for reducing carbon intensity as well as for the implementation of new energy and petrochemical solutions.  

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