Since the Monday night streams the geldgiften for the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame cathedral. The French government yesterday launched a website on which money can be deposited to the redevelopment fund. “The amount is increasing very rapidly”, says Stéphane Bern, one of the staff members behind the website www.rebatirnotredamedeparis.fr. “This morning was the amount to a staggering 900 million euros. I think that today we are above the billion will end”. How much the reconstruction will ultimately cost, it is currently still a question mark.Read also This very wealthy businessmen donate millions of euros to the Notre-Dame cathedral to restore Families Pinault, Bettencourt and Arnault
The family Pinault will be 100 million euro to unblock, through its investment company, Artemis, to the reconstruction fund. That announced François-Henri Pinault yesterday. “I saw my 17-year-old daughter cry. We must do something, I thought. The reconstruction is an incredible challenge. We would like to make a contribution,” he said yesterday. The billionaire is the head of the Dam, the French holding company with luxury brands as Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Balenciaga.
Not much later, another wealthy family, the example of Pinault. The family Bettencourt, the heirs of L'oréal, announced that they have 200 million euros want to give, including 100 million by the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation. Also the French luxegoederenconcern LVMH and the family Arnault made announced yesterday that they have 200 million euros want to contribute to the reconstruction of the cathedral. “The family Arnault and the group LVMH, in solidarity with this national tragedy, to join the reconstruction of this extraordinary cathedral, the symbol of France, its heritage and its unity”, as stated in a declaration of the wealthy family to read.