Würth Group donates half a million euros to earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria
With an emergency donation of EUR 500,000, the globally operating Würth Group based in Künzelsau, Germany, supports the earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria at the initiative of the Würth family. With this donation, the company aims to make a contribution to providing quick relief and express its solidarity.
EUR 500,000 will be given to UNICEF, which is particularly committed to the welfare of children and young people and has an international network. It is one of a few relief agencies that are on site in Northern Syria and is preparing relief operations in the country. The Würth Group also supports its employees and their families in the affected regions with numerous emergency measures.
We are deeply shocked by the tremendous devastation brought by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. In the current emergency situation, we consider it our humanitarian responsibility to help quickly and effectively. With our donation, we would like to assist those affected in this difficult time. Our sympathy goes out to all of them.
The Würth Group has eight companies and more than 900 employees in Turkey.
About the Würth Group
The Würth Group is the global market leader in the development, production, and sale of fastening and assembly materials. Other trading and production companies, known as the Allied Companies, operate in related business areas, ranging from electrical wholesale and electronics to financial services. The Group employs more than 85,000 employees in over 400 companies with more than 2,500 pick-up shops across 80 countries. According to preliminary annual financial statements, the Group generated sales of EUR 19.95 billion in the 2022 fiscal year. With 7,600 employees, Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG in Künzelsau is the largest single company in the Würth Group.