Supporting Mothers and Children
Nocetum is located just on the outskirts of Milan. It offers Mother and Child shelters and an educational community. It also organizes voluntary activities and initiatives to promote the integration and social cohesion of the territory, courses for schools and groups on environmental education and sustainability as well as a weekly “after school” program for elementary school children. Among other initiatives, an Italian language course is available for foreign residents at Nocetum and organizes food packages for those in need twice a month.
Since 2016, it has activated “La Cucina di Nocetum”, a catering service with particular attention to the origin of the products and their authenticity, designed to facilitate the employment of disadvantaged women.
Why It Matters:
The COVID pandemic has had a drastic and negative impact on small associations like Nocetum. With the lockdown, different activities have been suspended for months. This “oasis of peace and spirituality” is crucial for the territory as it welcomes poor and single mothers, providing them with shelter and work in its walls. TEAM LEWIS is proud to support this cause.