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Longer and healthier lives for society

Oct 02, 2019

At the beginning of October AmCham launched a vision statement on Latvian healthcare. Better patient outcomes and longer life expectancy are the ultimate goals of our shared vision resulting in an enriched and more productive society. The AmCham Healthcare working group presented the vision to the Minister of Health offering to explore new forms of cooperation.

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Support Care Mobile now in Rimi

Aug 26, 2019

It is important that children in all regions of Latvia are healthy and happy. As of August 6, you are welcome to support RMHC Latvija (Care Mobile) in all Rimi hypermarkets where donation boxes are distributed. Watch the video! The main mission of the Care Mobile is to get doctors near children's homes to provide free medical consultations and improve health of children.

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Getting society better prepared for the future

Aug 22, 2019

Cognizant Latvia held a special Day of Joy (Prieka Diena) on August 1st introducing IT to kids. Drifting, go-karting and technology activities were provided for 200 children to enjoy.

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Help kids in foster care get ready for school!

Aug 22, 2019

It is the right time to help children left without their biological parents get ready for school! The Latvian Foster Family Association kindly asks to support their annual campaign "School children must go to school!".

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2 good deeds at a time

Aug 15, 2019

SOS Children's Villages and famous Latvian chefs invite you to various Latvia's restaurants on September 2nd in order to support their charity campaign "Take your beloved ones to a restaurant and help others to get to the school". Many restaurants will donate 10 percent of their turnover generated on the day of the campaign for the cause. Check out the list of restaurants and bring your family to one of them by helping children get ready for school!

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EUR 1900 raised for charities in the Independence Day Picnic

Jul 08, 2019

In total EUR 1900 were raised for AmCham's principal charities during this year's U.S. Independence Day`s Celebration: Latvian Foster Family Association, RMHC Latvija Care Mobile and SOS Children's Villages. As a result, many children in Latvia will receive free healthcare services and a family-based support.

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Members of AmCham and BritCham support breast cancer charity

May 16, 2019

585 EUR were collected in support to the Pink Train Foundation. The donation will cover 29 individual consultations of a psychologist or a psychotherapist to women affected by breast cancer. On May 16 over drinks, snacks, bingo games, live music and a raffle members of two chambers had the chance to get to know the new movement #PUPKULTŪRA.

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AmCham raises EUR 2710 for charities in 2018

Dec 20, 2018

The true spirit of Christmas is a spirit of giving. In total we have raised EUR 2710 for our principal charities this year: Latvian Foster Family Association, RMHC Latvija Care Mobile and SOS Children's Villages. As a result many children in Latvia will be able to receive free healthcare services and a family-based support.

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Winners of the Human Development Award announced

Dec 20, 2018

On December 14 during the 5th Annual Human Development Award ceremony, the winners of this year's award were announced: Marika Ģederte, Anna Kupre, Children's Hospital Foundation and Kraslava Mommy's Club. The Award is hosted by AmCham, U.S. Embassy in latvia and the Civic Alliance in order to honor inspirational people, businesses and organizations who have significantly contributed to human development. The award aims at promoting initiatives that reduce inequality, foster social responsibility, enhance education, health and well-being of the Latvian people.

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Spread the Christmas spirit!

Dec 20, 2018

With Christmas time fast approaching, we would like to spread joy and kindness through giving back and paying it forward and invite our members, partners and friends to support the initiatives of three principal charities AmCham has been supporting for many years: Latvian Foster Family Association, RMHC Latvija Care Mobile and SOS Children's Villages. We sincerely thank all the members who have responded so far and encourge others to consider supporting them!

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