BitBay has started a collection to support healthcare in the fight against COVID-19. You can make donations in cryptocurrencies and PLN until April 2.
Last Tuesday (March 17, 2020) BitBay transferred to the Provincial Specialist Hospital Megrez Sp. z o. o. in Tychy (now an infectious diseases hospital) 100,000 PLN for the purchase of necessary equipment and sanitary supplies to protect doctors and medical workers. Now the exchange invites donate to the TVS Foundation, which supports the Silesian health service.
This is not the first charity collection organized by BitBay. This time, however, the exchange team decided to accept donations not only in digital currencies. On the collection website, we will find payment addresses in all cryptocurrencies supported by BitBay, as well as data enabling the wire bank transfer in PLN.
The collected money will be used to equipped isolation wards and to buy necessary supplies to protect medical staff and employees in hospitals located in the Śląskie Voivodeship.
The fundraiser partners are payment service providers Payment Technology Sp. z o. o. and BitBay Pay. The collection is supported by media partners: bitcoin.pl, Comparic24, FXMAG, BitHub, Cyfrowa Ekonomia.
BitBay cryptocurrency exchange (established in 2014) has already organized nine charity fundraisers. Since 2016 BitBay is supporting the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. BitBay has also held collections for an orphanage and animal shelter. In total, the exchange together with the cryptocurrency community donated over 290,000 PLN to charity.