A total of 1,400 people will participate today in the VII edition, several of them from various parts of Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium and France. Solidarity uninterrupted night march organized annually Acampo -Association Friends - to raise public awareness of the importance of blood donation, organs and tissues, will depart at eight o'clock this afternoon Plaza a Ferreira.

 

Participants wear safety vest will tour all part of the 63 km of the Camino de Santiago Portuguese from Monteverdi to Compostable Oratorio Square, where they will arrive tomorrow. Prior to departure, at 19 pm today, will begin a public event in A Ferreira, with testimonials from donors and thanking those who, with their generosity receivers, gave and give away life.

 

Given the gradual growth of participation, Acampo planned this year that each entry takes solidarity contribution of 5 Euros under 18 years to give organizational viability of the event, and will provide the volunteer service of reflective tape. Removal of Dorsal and solidarity contribution and May only is made in advance in the square Ferreira between 14 and 18 hours.

 

Solidarity initiatives

The amount collected will go to support solidarity initiatives promoted Acampo throughout the year and to collaborate with other groups who need financial assistance to carry out their work.

 

As every year, Acampo remember that is not a race and not competitive. During the march, participants will have ongoing support of volunteers from the association will have rest stops and refreshments volunteer two service points equipped with osteopaths and logistics will cover various roadside assistance vehicles.

 

Acampo advised to wear reflective vest, flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries, loaded mobile phone, drinks and light food, warm clothes and waterproofs, trekking poles, footwear and spare socks and a small kit. The return home will be made on their own.