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Project’s „Foundation „Palīdzē” operational support” activities in December

posted Feb 4, 2015, 11:24 PM by Renāte Robežniece
Several social integration events were implemented in December, incl. the annual Christmas charity event “Make hearts warmer”, a visit to Līvu water park for 400 children, youths and their families, a charity market and other charity events during the game of HK Dinamo Rīga in Arēnā Rīga, as well as  psychology trainings for youths headed by a psychologist.

A joint project by SC Mols and Palīdzē “Special Christmas hamper” was implemented. Within the framework of the project, special packs of cookies were created and delivered to tenants and cooperation partners of the Mols shopping centre as gifts with added value. One of social integration events for children and youths from target groups was preparation of cookies.

A Christmas miracle was created for visually impaired children and their families by organising a meeting at the “Christmas Waiting Event” jointly with the Latvian Support Association for Visually Impaired People A visit to the event of Gaujiena Orphanage was organised to surprise the children and give them a true holiday! Volunteer artists of the organisation were also involved in the event – Liene Šomase, Jogita Pūpola and Pārsteigumu Karuselis!

A support raising project was started in December together with internet supermarket, which will help to provide food and domestic things to the families supported by Palīdzē

In November, there was also a meeting in the EU House with the “Healthy Choice” NGO from Belarus, and Palīdzē presented its experience in the work with young people and families subject to social risks, as well as learned the experience of Belarus.

The project receives financial support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, and the co-funding granted to the project in 2014 made 90% of the total costs of the project or EUR 24,179.70.