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Consider giving back this Christmas

Nov 29, 2021

Donations are what keep charities running, therefore we kindly ask you to support our five principle charities:  Bezvests.lvLatvian Foster Family AssociationPink Train FoundationRMHC Latvija and SOS Children’s Villages. Join us in spreading some Christmas joy!

  • BEZVESTS.LV, the only volunteer organization providing missing persons search in Latvia since 2009, has found 139 people in more than 1381 search operations. Their team consists of more than 180 volunteers with telephone center staff, a thermal camera group, cynologists with a trained search dogs, divers, unmanned aerial vehicles (drone) operators, and search instructors as well as group coordinators.Currently BEZVESTS.LV is looking for a financial support to obtain a special equipment and transport that would help their volunteers to become more effective in their search operations.

    Contact Rasa Buša, Volunteer of BEZVESTS.LV to find out more about donation possibilities: rasa.busa@bezvests.lv or +371 29721513.
     
  • The Latvian Foster Family Association, founded in 1994 with the objective of promoting raising orphans or children left without parental care in a family environment comprised of 200 families with 502 children from different regions of Latvia is organizing a campaign "Christmas Angels" and is looking for both financial and in-kind donations to support the children in foster care. By becoming a donating angel you will help bring Christmas joy to children in need.

    Contact Ilze Golvere, Chair of the Board of LFFA to find out more about donation possibilities: Mob. +371 26004103, ilzegolvere@inbox.lv.
     
  • The Pink Train Foundation founded in December 2014 with an aim to raise funds so that women diagnosed with breast cancer in Latvia can receive professional, psychological support and physiotherapy can only operate with a help of donations. All donations big or small will be greatly appreciated so that it can continue its mission of support and awareness.

    Contact Founder and Board Member of the Foundation Zinta Uskale to find out more about donation possibilities: +371 2633 8398, rozavilciens@gmail.com.
     
  • Since 2011, the Care Mobile program of Ronald McDonald House Charities Latvija (RMHC Latvija) has performed more than 1 140 visits to 440 locations and provided over 47 000 medical consultations to children all across Latvia. It brings specialists from the Children's Clinical University Hospital to children, especially, in rural areas where they lack access to primary medical care. To improve and extend their services RMHC Latvija will highly appreciate both financial and in-kind donations of services and goods.

    Contact Guna Caune, Executive Director of RMHC Latvija to find out more about donation possibilities: Mob.: +371 29103658, guna@rmhc-latvia.lv.
     
  • SOS Children's Villages Latvia, mainly known as provider of long-term family based care for than 1200 children who have lost their parents all around Latvia, is looking for both financial and in-kind donations to support the children from SOS Children’s Villages, SOS Family Support Centers and SOS Out-of-family Care Support centers “Airi vecākiem”. By becoming a supporter you will help to bring Christmas joy to the children in need. SOS Children’s Villages welcomes donation of sweets, Christmas trees, bicycles as Christmas presents and/or financial donations to support their ongoing activities.

    Contact Dace Straume from SOS Children's Villages Latvia to find out more about donation possibilities: Mob. +371 25672677, dace.straume@sosbca.lv.
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