Central Port Operator, under its Corporate Social Responsibility, has initiated its efforts to support the health issue in Puerto Cortés. Currently the company is committed to the sponsorship of the Boards of Maternity and Pediatric Hospital Area of Puerto Cortes.
To kick off the fundraising activities was launched the first Marathon BEACH RUN 2015, the most shorebirds 5k Puerto Cortés, hosted Operator Port Central. To this noble cause 17 companies as sponsors of the project including joined: ESTIR, PREDESA, CEMCOL, BANK FICHOSA, NEGEV, Seaboard MARINE, HOTEL VILLAS DEL SOL, CUMMIN, NETWORK PLACE, EQUIPSA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NATIONAL PORT COMPANY, SINHCO, NAVEDA, SOUPS AND ROASTED, PEPSI, INCOME.
The marathon was held on Saturday, March 7 starting from the municipal beach town. It was attended by 2,000 people which family enjoyed a walk with purpose by the Hospital. The tour ended with the presentation of three Hondurans DJs and final exhibition of all proceeds from the event.
The final collection was L. 1 Total 684,500.00 which is strictly intended for improvements in infrastructure and equipment of maternity wards and pediatric Area Hospital Puerto Cortes.