“It’s a privilege to be a part of something that can make such a positive impact. We want to help bring life back to nature for the next generation” -- Francesco Zonin, vice president of Casa Vinicola Zonin USA.
Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 12, 2011
The Gulf of Mexico’s oil spill represented an unprecedented environmental tragedy not seen before. As a response to this terrible crisis situation, Casa Vinicola Zonin - the largest privately held Italian wine producer - decided to partner with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) to help raise money for the preservation of the gulf’s flora and fauna.
The oil spill began on April 20th, 2010 with the explosion on a drilling rig. Since then, oil had been pouring at about 210,000 gallons/day before it was capped. This disaster has negatively impacted the entire Gulf Coast region and the cleanup is expected to take years to fully recover.
The National Wildlife Federation - America's largest conservation organization - immediately called on the public to help save wildlife and it is dedicating all its efforts to this cause. NWF works with more than four million members and supporters in communities across the country to protect and restore wildlife habitat and connect with nature.
Through the above-mentioned partnership, with each purchase of Zonin wines, Zonin USA has made a generous donation to the National Wildlife Federation Oil Spill Fund to continue their work to protect the Gulf Coast wildlife, habitat and communities. Casa Vinicola Zonin is perfectly in line with NWF’s mission of “inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future” and has always showed a great sense of giving back to the community.
“It’s a privilege to be a part of something that can make such a positive impact. We want to help bring life back to nature for the next generation”, said Francesco Zonin, vice president of Casa Vinicola Zonin USA. “We believe our contribution to the NWF will offer direct support to reestablishing wildlife in the Gulf Region.”
The Zonin family has always been heavily involved in community programs and cares about preservation of nature. On Wednesday May 18, 2011, Zonin USA will present a check to the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in the amount of $100,000. The ceremony will take place at the NWF’s corporate offices in Reston, VA. stands by its mission, which is preserving the environment for future generations to enjoy.