Founded in 1989, the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta (MMSz) has 5000 regular and 15,000 casual volunteers. Led by Padre Imre Kozma, president of the Charity Service of the Order of Malta, it is now one of the major welfare organisations in the country and trusted partner of Hungarian institutions. It has 350 branches, 130 local volunteer groups, 210 institutes and 1200 employees. The MMSz also works in the civil defence area with its own team to assist victims of natural disasters both in Hungary and abroad. It celebrated its 25th anniversary this year.