Being part of AmCham community brings valuable networking opportunities in different business areas as well as informal connections within Business After Hours.
Janis Zigurs, Business Manager Baltics & Iceland at Kenvue
BITE is fully funding the association "Dr. Clown" in December by covering 500 working hours of Dr. Clowns to support little patients in hospitals all over Latvia. Currently Dr. Clowns bring joy to their little patients, especially if they have to spend Christmas time in the hospital. This need is exacerbated by the emergency situation and the circumstances of the pandemic, which have also led to emotional exhaustion for parents and medical staff.Read all >
Citadele believes in meaningful gifts and this year they share with all customers and partners the joy of giving! Together with partners and clients the bank has helped brighten up holiday season for low-income families and people in need by donating €15 000 to Labdaribaslapa.lv, MaistoBankas and Eesti Toidupank.Read all >
Swedbank Latvia implemented a Christmas charity donation project in December by inviting their employees to participate in the distribution of Christmas donations with their vote to support three charities: the NSUS project "Angels Post", Palīdzēsim.lv project "Let's warm hearts" and the Latvian Samaritan Association with their homeless shelters in Riga, Valmiera, and Ventspils.Read all >
Ellex Klavins in cooperation with the Latvian National Museum of Art continues to support the video series project "Art Restoration in the Museum" that was started in 2017 with the initiatives of "The Story of One Painting" and "The Story of One Photographer".Read all >
Luminor bank granted financing in the amount of 350 thousand euro to the private preschool educational institution Mazulītis Rū (Baby Roo) for the construction of a new building in Mārupe municipality. The building of the new kindergarten is finished and has commenced work, enrolling 140 pupils, thereby reducing the time of waiting in line for kindergarten for many families.Read all >
Rather than buying a traditional Christmas card, we decided to make a donation to our principal charities: Bezvests.lv, Latvian Foster Family Association, Pink Train Foundation, RMHC Latvija and SOS Children's Villages this year. Along with donations received through our Virtual Christmas Charity raffle on December 10, the total of €2500 was transferred to the charities.Read all >
SOS Children's Villages 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 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.Read all >
Since 2011, RMHC Latvija has provided more than 40 000 free medical consultations for children in Latvia with the help of Care Mobile and a dedicated team of more than 25 doctors. This year alone over 4000 visits have been arranged. Donations are the only income for RMHC Latvija, therefore every single donation is of great importance to maintain regular medical check-ups to minimize the risk that diseases and conditions are not being diagnosed and treated early enough, or at all.Read all >
During 2020 the Pink Train Foundation has continued to provide support for women in Latvia diagnosed with breast cancer, covering the costs of counselling following diagnosis and during treatment and/or physiotherapy. The Foundation's only income is through donations and all donations big or small will be greatly appreciated so that it can continue its mission of raising support and awareness.Read all >
The Latvian Foster Family Association, who takes regular care of more than 193 families raising 405 children in different regions of Latvia, is organizing a campaign "Christmas Angels" and is looking for donations to support the children in foster care. By becoming a donating angel you will help bring Christmas joy to children in need.Read all >
I look forward to promoting stronger U.S.-Latvia ties and working with AmCham members to ensure Latvia is a trusted destination for international business.
John Tully, Chairman of the Board of MikroTik