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ROC: donations for food have become less

In the Russian Orthodox Church in the period from 14 to July 20, has recorded the reduction of donations of food, the number of requests for food assistance remains high, the message of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate for Church charity and social service, published on the website of the ROC.

"Reduced the number of donations for food for the needy. A fundraiser organized by the Synodal Department for Church charity and social service and is on the website Miloserdie. The number of requests for assistance does not decrease", - is spoken in the message.

The Synodal Department, the report says, continues to distribute assistance to dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church, some food packages has already purchased and distributed. So, for example, 200 thousand roubles have been spent in Otradnenskiy diocese (Samara oblast).

"They are in the diocese purchased the 240 sets of food and gave to the needy. The assistance was transmitted not only to the wards of the Church's charitable projects, but also for those who is registered in the urban and rural social services", - told in the Synodal Department.