Medicine Collection Day

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NATIONAL MEDICINE COLLECTION DAY

Since 2000, every year on the second Saturday in February, thousands of volunteers throughout Italy are present in over 3500 participating pharmacies to invite citizens to donate medicines to Banco Farmaceutico for welfare charities operating in their local area: This is the National Medicine Collection Day.

In 14 years the National Medicine Collection Day has raised more than 3.400.000 medicines equal to the commercial value of 22 million Euros. The most recent collection, which took place on February 8 2014 witnessed the participation of 3.561 pharmacies and over 14.000 volunteers; 359.889 of the medicines collected benefited more than 700.000 people assisted by 1.576 entities affiliated with Banco Farmaceutico.

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