Supporters in solidarity against COVID-19
All the other fan groups also showed their solidarity, in particular Amicale des Rouge & Bleu, Brigade Lyon, OL Museum, Générations OL, OL Ang’Elles and Kop Fenottes, who maintained the link between their members thanks to various challenges, while relaying the instructions of confinement and seriousness, as well as the messages of encouragement and the sporting activities proposed by the OL players.
The confinement and the interruption of sports activities has not prevented the official supporters' groups of Olympique Lyonnais from showing their solidarity and helping with the fight against the coronavirus. Here's a quick overview of the actions and commitments of certain groups:
Well done to Kop Virage Nord, whose first instinct was to pass on the call for donations launched by the Fondation Hospices Civils de Lyon to help with research and to purchase equipment. The group also listed all of the people capable of coming to help with various logistical needs of the hospitals and caregivers.
Well done as well to Lyon 1950 who went to the Croix Rousse and Lyon Sud hospitals on several occasions to offer snacks, drinks and other surprises to encourage the caregivers. Thanks to their intervention, 3000 club ponchos were also made available to two health establishments in Lyon.
All the other groups of supporters have also showed solidarity, in particular Amicale des Rouge & Bleu, Brigade Lyon, l’OL Museum, Générations OL, OL Ang’Elles and le Kop Fenottes who have maintained the link between their members through various challenges, while relaying the instructions about confinement and its seriousness, as well as messages of encouragement and the sporting activities offered by the OL players.
Le Kop Fenottes 69, comme beaucoup de groupes de supporters de l'@OL, s'engage également aux cotés d'@OLfondation en faveur de la lutte contre la pandémie de COVID-19 dans notre pays.— Kop Fenottes 69 🔴🔵 (@KopFenottes69) March 31, 2020
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These spontaneous, useful and benevolent actions once again testify to the common values that unite Olympique Lyonnais and its supporters.
Many supporters have also joined the OL Foundation's approach by making donations on the platform that has been put online by the club to help Lyon's hospitals (in their research projects and purchase of equipment) as well as associations in Lyon who have emergency needs.