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Over LVL 1500 raised for children in Latvia

Mar 25, 2013

As a result of the proceeds raised during our 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner, many children in Latvia have received free healthcare and family-based support. Over LVL 1500, donated by our members, will support the further work of  RMHC Latvija and SOS Children’s Villages Latvia.

The charity raffle was supported by airBaltic, Amway, Coca-Cola Hellenic Latvia, Diatom Art, Dome Hotel & Spa, Everita Romule, Grand Palace Hotel, Hotel Bergs, Microsoft Latvija, Riga Plaza, Senas Pasaules Mebeles, Skrivanek Baltic and the Taipei Mission.

Vija Tirzmale, RMHC Latvija said: "We are truly grateful to our friend AmCham for the great support we have been receiving from them ever since our establishment in 2007. For the proceeds raised during the Gala Dinner RMHC Latvija will be able to cover one and a half days of medical services of the Care Mobile and serve over 50 children."

Ilze Paleja, National Director of SOS Childrens’ Villages Latvia said: "SOS Childrens' Villages in Latvia would like to say a Big Thank you to the American Chamber of Commerce and its members for the support given through the charity raffle during the 20th anniversary celebration evening on March 2nd. Every single donation, whether financial or in-kind, is very valuable support to our villages in Valmiera and Īslīce, where our SOS moms are taking care of their children. It also allows our children to participate in various free time activities, develop and integrate into the society. We also thank you for the given opportunity to present our brand new video on our organization."

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