Valtteri Bottas discusses ‘humble experience’ of visiting child-supported facility

Valtteri Bottas was a busy man prior to last weekend’s quiet weekend Mexico City Grand Prixsince the Finnish driver spent some time with the Early Childhood Education Center in Mexico City, a Save the Children supported facility.

The visit took place because of: save the kids being Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLENThe Official Charity Partner, a partnership that has existed since 2019. Save the Children is, of course, the world’s leading children’s rights organization and strives to provide all children around the world with access to quality, yet equally safe education. With this objective, the company supports the early childhood education center in Mexico’s capital, which provides support for children from difficult backgrounds and a chance for a bright future.

Bottas was lucky enough to visit the facility and participate in one of the hub’s HEART (Healing and Education through the Arts) sessions, where the Finnish driver joined the children in various activities, something the students certainly never did. will forget. Bottas also unveiled a special helmet that will be auctioned off to raise money for Save the Children; he was also blown away when he received a t-shirt from one of the kids.

The thirty-three-year-old was delighted to visit the facility, something he highlighted as a “humiliating experience.”

“It was an important experience to see first hand what Save the Children is doing in the community. No matter what background they come from, all children have the same needs and it is important that they are given the same opportunities.

“The early years of a child’s development are the most important for their future lives and this support can make all the difference. It’s a humbling experience to see the impact these projects have on real life and I’m excited to be able to raise money to help Save the Children organize more of these types of activities around the world.”

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