BNL for Telethon
The BNL BNP Paribas Group’s partnership with Telethon is one of the major fund-raising projects in Europe: for over 20 years the bank has worked alongside the Telethon Foundation, the non-profit organisation raising funds to support scientific research into genetic diseases, sharing values and a mission.
The results: the profitable collaboration between BNL and Telethon since 1992 has raised over than EUR 280 million. This result has raised thanks to the contribution of 20,000 BNP Paribas employees in Italy.
Everyone was involved as a volunteer in organising over 1,000 events the length and breadth of Italy. Thanks to the funds raised in recent years, Telethon has been able to fund 1,500 researchers for more than 2,570 research projects covering 470 genetic diseases.
The 2016 Telethon Marathon
BNL has organized thousands of cultural, art, music, entertainment and sport events across Italy to raise awareness on genetic illnesses among the Italian public.
BNL’s commitment to Telethon continues all year round
BNL organises fund-raising events and all its channels are available for anyone wanting to donate all over the year (branches, ATMs, freephone and website).