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The government grants €2,000 to Be Safe, the Monegasque association fighting against drinking and driving

8 August 2019 - 9h30

As part of a request for financial support, the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs wanted to grant Be Safe the sum of € 2,000 to accompany it in its actions with young people on consumer awareness alcohol and the escort to their home.

That made the front page of many media this summer. The Monaco association Be Safe Monaco, created by Camille Gottlieb, princess Stephanie’s daughter, Margaux Grundstein, Charlotte Marsan, Andrea Puzar and Laura Dias offer free shuttles every weekend in July and August, with the aim of to bring the young people out of the evenings, thus guaranteeing their safety. Recently, the councilor Didier Gamerdinger, spoke at length with Margaux Grundstein, treasurer of the association, together, they evoked the actions carried out by the association. At the end of the interview, € 2,000 was awarded to Be Safe. A great way to support their cause and continue the fight against drunk driving.

A story of friendship

It was as a result of a tragedy affecting a friend, that the idea of ​​creating an association appeared. In 2017, Be Safe Monaco is born with several missions including informing, communicating and organizing events as well as the implementation of programs but also awareness campaigns in order to prevent against the dangers of excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages among local young people. This summer, the five girls offer shuttles on Friday and Saturday evenings during July and August, as well as breathalyzers for passers-by.

Daniela Guerra

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