National Food Collection underway

People around the Czech Republic are donating food and basic hygiene products for the needy on Saturday within the bi-annual National Food Collection.

Some 800 shops and supermarket chains around the country have joined the collection in aid of charity which is especially important during the coronavirus pandemic due to the growing number of people in need.

In most shops goods are being collected by volunteers between 8am and 6pm. People can also donate products bought online. More information is available at