In the fall, the bank traditionally implemented an environmental initiative − it was ennobling, cleaning and planting green areas where it does business. Autumn clean-ups were held in 16 cities: Severodonetsk, Kyiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Kramatorsk, Oleshky, Poltava, Dniprorudnyi, Slovyansk, Zaporizhzhia, Enerhodar, Krivyi Rih, Dnipro, Nikopol, Kirovohrad and Lviv. 218 volunteers from various regions took part in the eco-initiative; they collected and removed 253 bags of garbage. In addition to cleaning the territories, FUIB volunteers planted 46 trees and 80 shrubs.
On June 3, for the seventh consecutive year, FUIB participated in the Chestnut Run – largest sports and charity project of Ukraine. The bank was represented by 300 volunteers. The Bank transferred funds for participation in the Charity Fund “Chestnut Run” for the Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
For the first time, the Zaporizhzhia team of FUIB became a member of the charity run. On October 28, as part of the 2nd Zaporizhstal Half Marathon, runners raised money to equip rehabilitation rooms at the Clinic of Orthopedics, Arthrology and Sports Injury at the Zaporizhzhia Regional Clinical Hospital. 25 FUIB volunteers represented the bank in a 2-kilometer charity run.
On September 16, Lviv FUIB team took part in the Run the World. Lviv Ten. The participants of the Run the World. Lviv Ten race competed in the framework of the Championship of Ukraine in running along the highway for 10 kilometers. The bank transferred funds for the participation of the FUIB team in the Wings of Hope Charitable Foundation to the needs of children with cancer treated at the Western Ukrainian Specialized Children's Medical Center and in need of endoprosthetics.
FUIB took part in the Donor Day for the fourth year in a row. The Donor Day was held in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa, Lviv and Mariupol. The whole team of FUIB − 113 colleagues − donated about 51 liters of blood, and helped 339 people. We donated blood for children's oncology departments and children's hospitals.
Our bank has been supporting children from orphanages for nine years. In May and December the employees carried out charitable promotions to collect essential supplies and cash donations for the children of 23 specialized child care centers in different regions of Ukraine. In 2018, FUIB provided aid for 14 orphanages. In addition, workshops, trips to performances, gaming activities, etc. were organized for children.
The third year in the row, the FUIB team participates in the Lots of Socks campaign. On March 21, our colleagues expressed their support for people with Down syndrome. The campaign took place in 4 Kyiv offices of FUIB, as well as in the Odesa RC. About 650 FUIB volunteers collected and donated financial aid to the Kyiv CF “Down Syndrome” and to the Odessa CO “Sunny children”.
On November 27, 2018, the All-Ukrainian Day of Good Deeds, #ShchedryiVivtorok, was held in Ukraine for the first time. FUIB joined this initiative and invited all Ukrainians, its clients and employees to help Tabletochki Charitable Foundation on November 27 and to make any financial contribution. It was convenient for bank clients and employees to make a transfer in “PUMB online” banking, and for non-bank customers, on the PayHub payment platform. Charitable contribution to Tabletochki Foundation made with the use of these FUIB services is performed without commission.
The bank's investments in social projects in 2018 amounted to over 402 thousand UAH.